Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie Smirl

Happy summer everybody ☀️☀️☀️.  Hope you are all well. You already may know that I moved this Spring into a larger place in Rancho Cucamonga. Since then, Ive started hosting Mellow Mondays. Every Monday we gather 6-8pm and practice gentle yoga stretches, different meditation techniques, mantras, breathing techniques and fun things that promote our health … Continue reading Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie Smirl

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Ayurveda: Doshas 101 by Dr. Christie Smirl

Ayurveda is an ancient holistic health system originate over 5,000 years ago in India. Ayurveda is now widely practiced internationally. To understand the foundation tenets of Ayurveda is, the doshas must be mastered.  Here are the dosha basics. There are three doshas that control physiology of the human body - Vata, Pitta and Kapha. The health science of Ayurveda is also based on the Panchamahaboota theory. Panchamahaboota means 5 elements - Akasha (space), Vayu (wind), Agni (fire), Aap (water), Pritvi (earth). Each dosha is formed by a paring of these elements.  Let's take a look at how these elements compose Vata, Pitta and Kapha to better understand Ayurvedic physiology. 

Eight Limbs of Yoga: A study of much more than exercise. By Dr. Christie Smirl

Eight Limbs of Yoga: A study of much more than exercise -  Dr. Christie Smirl The writings of Pantjali proposes eight paths of yoga to attain enlightenment. These eight steps are guidelines to living a meaningful and purposeful life. It is a common misbelief that yoga is just a form of fitness with pretzel like poses. … Continue reading Eight Limbs of Yoga: A study of much more than exercise. By Dr. Christie Smirl

Ahimsa in Kali Yuga by Dr. Christie Smirl

Ahimsa in Kali Yuga by Dr. Christie Smirl Ahimsa is a concept that has been promoted by Jesus, Buddha, Patanjali, Gandhi and is a core value in most forms of spirituality. The word ahimsa embraces the concept of not-violence and compassion. Ahimsa was written about extensively in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Ahimsa is the first of […]

Ahimsa in Kali Yuga by Dr. Christie Smirl

Ahimsa in Kali Yuga by Dr. Christie Smirl Ahimsa is a concept that has been promoted by Jesus, Buddha, Patanjali, Gandhi and is a core value in most forms of spirituality. The word ahimsa embraces the concept of not-violence and compassion. Ahimsa was written about extensively in Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. Ahimsa is the first of … Continue reading Ahimsa in Kali Yuga by Dr. Christie Smirl

Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie 

UPCOMING EVENTS WITH DR. CHRISTIE COMMUNITY KIRTAN - FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH Join us for this freeing meditative chanting and music that opens the heart, breaks negative mental patterning and connects you deeper with the divine. Community kirtan is always the first friday of the month, 730pm-8:45pm at FUN Yoga Studio, 773 Blaine St, … Continue reading Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie 

Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie Smirl

Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie Smirl AKASHVANI KIRTAN JANUARY 28th 7:30pm FUN YOGA STUDIO Akashvani is very excited to be offering a kirtan at FUN Yoga Studio January 28th. We have been working for many months now recording our new album and have really taken pride in setting these classical Sanskrit meditative mantras to beautiful … Continue reading Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie Smirl