Faculty by Faculty, 22 month Mind +Body Fitness campaign!
We all have bones. One hand has 27. A foot has 26. The legs have 4 each. Today we’ll focus on hands, feet, and legs for a quick 5 step sequence of exercises to center yourself and wake up vibrance in mind and body. Try Standing or seated. Friction and Namaste Push-Pull with the hands: Place hands together, palm centers touching. Now, [...]
In the ANYA system there are many techniques that can be used to help tease apart how we as individuals go about creating a calm mind and strong body. One of the core techniques or unconscious utilities is called Emptying. Emptying is associated with the hips, specifically the flesh between the naval and the pubic bone. Activating the breath and [...]
"Surrender is the keyword for tantra. Will is the keyword for Yoga. Yoga is the path of Will; Tantra is the path of Surrender." - Swami Satya Vedant demystifies the ancient world of Yoga and Tantra in a well rounded and simplistic way that encourages universal acceptance. Filmed, Interviewed and Edited by Johnson Anand Saurabh
Many chins is one of Anya’s signature purposeful fidgets. It can look silly and feel even weirder yet it is so good at bringing all those little bones in the skull, face, and neck into alignment with each other and the entire spine, resulting in a sense of ease, whole body integration and more mobility in the hips. Below are three [...]
Swami Satya Vedant defines meditation as a science by emphasizing experimentation and experience versus blind belief. The modern human being is much more complex from those of 500 or 1000 years ago. And the inner turmoil of repressed repetitive thoughts hidden underneath the surface besiege the mind and body. The need to deal with this is there. And no, it's [...]
In today’s homework take advantage of a little bit of your seated time. Whether you are at the table eating dinner, stuck in a cab or spending a moment on the toilet you have an opportunity to do some figure eights. Figure eights can be helpful in mobilizing the hips, protecting the spine and giving yourself a gentle internal massage. In [...]
Assignment 1: Hello lovely people. Today’s star is Centerline (CL). Centerline is an unconscious utility or Anya technique I love because a little goes a long way. Whether you are at a desk, standing in line at the grocery or getting into bed for the night, CL can help you protect your spine and ease pain residing in over used or unsafely used joints. To [...]
Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom gives us the recipe for a simple, homemade kitchen & bathroom counter top all purpose spray in this AUM on the GO! video. Using simple ingredients and essential oils, you can make this D.I.Y. recipe at home! What you need: Distilled Water White Vinegar Lemon Oil Pine Oil (Balsam Fir & Spruce may be substituted for Pine Oil) 16 oz [...]
Who doesn't love a good DIY Beauty Recipe? This week, Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom gives us the recipe for a homemade skin serum in this AUM on the GO! video. Take a peak for the full recipe and how-to instructions: Homemade Nourishing Skin Serum Ingredients: Coconut Oil 1 drop Ylang Ylang Oil 5 drops Lavender Oil 1 drop Rose Oil 5 drops Geranium Oil Mix and enjoy!
(via sustainablog) Cool off this summer with a batch of all-natural, homemade fruit and herb infused water. There’s no need for pricey equipment or shopping lists, only your favorite produce, water and a container. A reusable water bottle, Mason jar or pitcher will work just fine! Since over half of your body is made… [...]
The wonderful Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom is back again, and this time she is giving us the recipe for homemade beauty! In this week's AUM on the GO! video, Gina gives us a step-by-step recipe for a homemade skin healing face mask suitable for all skin types. Take notes, and share your results with us!
Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom talks about what essential oils and aromatherapy are. Many essential oils have proven to be anti-bacterial, fungal or viral, making aromatherapy one of the fastest growing fields in holistic medicine. Ancient Egyptians, Indians & Chinese have documented the healing benefits of essential oils for over 6,000 years and modern science is catching up. Essential oils [...]
Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom talks about Lemon as an uplifting and handy essential oil. Concentration, focus and joy are just a few things this oil brings us. Uplifting and clarifying to the mind, it assists in dispersing confusion. Grab some lemon for yourself with Gina's unique AUM Aroma 5 in Lemon - leaves, woods and resins round out this [...]
Let's talk about Lavender! With lots of perks, Lavender is the go-to essential oil. Lavender is great for stress and tension, alleviating headaches, digestion issues, and so much more. Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom tells us more in this week's AUM on the GO! video. Want to bring Lavender into your life? Gina Flores created 19 essential oil blends inspired [...]
Patchouli is the aroma for Faculty 19, The Student. But what is Patchouli? Patchouli has lots of benefits: it's skin healing, grounding, cooling, supportive in meditation and helps as an insect repellent! Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom chats about Patchouli in this week's AUM on the GO! video. Want more? Check out Gina's original AUM Aroma inspired by Faculty 19, [...]
Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom talks to us about our sense of smell in today's AUM on the GO! video. What is smell and how does it work?