“The five internal disciplines are bodily purification, contentment, intense discipline, self-study, and dedication to the ideal of yoga. With body purification, one’s body ceases to be compelling, likewise contact with others. Purification also brings about clarity, happiness, concentration, mastery of the senses, and capacity for self-awareness. Contentment brings unsurpassed joy. As intense disciple burns up impurities, the body and its senses become supremely refined.”
Ayurveda and Yoga for Healthcare Professionals – 50 hour program
Healthier Vibrations now offers a 50 hour Ayurveda Yoga program for wellness and health professionals. This fast track program is designed specifically for health care professionals who want to learn the core fundamental sciences of Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation. Whether you are a RN, EMT, NP, DO, PA, MD, RD, RT, PT, DC, ATC, LVN, DNP, LAc or therapist, this 50 hour program will give you immediate tools in the workplace for clients and patients.
Bhakti – The Most Sacred Love
It was an honor to be featured on Dharma Warrior TV to discuss my devotional art, music and latest article “Bhakti: The Most Sacred Love”.
Bhakti is to love for love’s sake and surrender to Divinity. “Bhaj” is to adore or worship God. The beautiful indescribable path of devotion cultivates a transformative peace, stability of mind, strength and inspirational bliss. Bhakti is much more than singing or chanting the Holy names.
The Dharma Warrior Podcast “Yoga: Life Transformation Beyond Fitness”
It was an honor to be interviewed and published on The Dharma Warrior Podcast “Yoga:Life Transformation Beyond Fitness”. It full DWTV episode is now available via Anchor.FM!
Faith in Upheaval – Call for Change
On the battlefield there are thousands of roles, seen and unseen, sung and unsung that create a united force. Act upon the changes you are capable of making towards a world you want to see.
Supramental Consciousness with guest Craig Williams
Division and ignorance are overcome, and replaced with a unity of consciousness. The physical body will be transformed and divinized. The gnostic being sees the spirit everywhere in the world, and in every other person.
Inaugural Shri Maa Yoga Collaboration
I am honored to announce my collaboration with my guru, her Holiness 1008 Mahamandaleshwar Adishakti Satigiri Ji Maharaj , affectionately called Maa, to launch the 2020 inaugural Shri Maa Yoga teacher training program.
Ayurvedic Yoga Awakening with Dr. Christie Smirl
I am honored to receive so many recent testimonials for Ayurvedic Yoga Awakening Program. “Where do I even begin! This yoga teacher training with Dr. Christie Smirl has been absolutely incredible so far; I don’t want it to end!! Christie has such a genuine, pure, kind energy, with SO much wisdom and teachings to share. I…
Yin Yoga – Health for the Muscular-Skeletal System, Marmas and Meridians by Dr. Christie Smirl
These days you hear about all sorts of different types of yoga – power yoga, restorative yoga, vinyasa yoga and so forth. What is yin yoga and how does it uniquely benefit your body and health? The muscular-skeletal system is composed of four basic supporting structures: bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. If we look a…
Meditation for Compassion Cultivation Dr. Christie Smirl
Compassion is the ability to feel sympathy, empathy, love and humanity for others who are suffering. Compassion can be extended to those in physical pain, mental pain, social conflict, financial hardships and many other situations. How about holding compassion for somebody who is lashing out in anger or fear? In current society there are so…
Coping with P.T.S.D. by Dr. Christie Smirl
Post traumatic stress disorder (P.T.S.D.) effects up to 8% of the United States population. P.T.S.D. can be temporary or lead to serious life-long complications unless recognized and managed. There are many reasons people experience P.T.S.D.
Ayurvedic Spring Health by Dr Christie Smirl
The vernal equinox signals the beginning of spring once the sun crosses the celestial equator from south to north. After the spring equinox we will start enjoying earlier sunrises, later sunsets and beautiful blooms. This change in season also triggers a change in the doshas (Ayurvedic biological forces) within our bodies. The ancient science of…
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 Patanjali proposes eight paths of yoga to attain enlightenment. These eight steps are guidelines to living a meaningful and purposeful life. It is a common mis-belief that yoga is just a form of fitness with pretzel like poses….
Meditation A Path to Health by Dr. Christie Smirl
MEDITATION – A PATH TO HEALTHIER VIBRATIONS Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years by monks, sages, seers and householders to induce profound healing and transformation. Science has proven that meditation is beneficial to reduce anxiety and depression, increase memory and focus, regulate heart rate, lower blood pressure, balance neurotransmitters that affect our emotional…