Journey through Costa Rica with Yogeswari + April Joy

Yogeswari is one of the teachers who has been sharing her profound practice and philosophy for the last ten years at Blue Spirit. Practicing Yoga gives Yogeswari the foundation for living a life rooted in “missing nothing”.   If you are curious to know how she...
Govardhan Eco Village, India

Govardhan Eco Village, India

  “The GEV is a paradise in this world of conflict. Everyone here under the visionary guidance of Radhanath Swami is living a life of spiritual activation. The most important thing anyone can do is to dare to care about the happiness and wellbeing of others. This...

Sharon’s Pumpkin Pie Recipe

What is the origin for pumpkin pie? Did the pilgrims really eat pumpkin pie at their first Thanksgiving dinner? The historical evidence suggests that pumpkin pie was not on the menu at the first Thanksgiving dinner. Pumpkins are native to North America, and the Native...

Good Sex

Red Flag Magazine Issue No. 8 | ANIMALS In this issue Red Flag explores the animal kingdom – “from the threats facing our animal cousins to the incredible lessons to be learned across species lines.” Within this context Red Flag presents and...

Q & A with Sharon Gannon: Jivamukti Yoga Icon

Perhaps her debut was heavily involved in music, arts, and dance, but Sharon Gannon danced her way in to the arms of yoga, to a degree that has expanded into the openness and contribution of her own embrace. An activist, founder of the Jivamukti Yoga Method with...

Sharon Gannon Interview

Human exploitation of animals is a subject matter that seeps through many conversations, as fragments, as main discussion, in lectures, becoming a topic of discourse in our society that demands particular attention. Not only can the human race be cruel to one another,...

Stimulating Creativity

Jivamukti Yoga Immersion, MARCH 30, 2012. Assistant Advanced Certified Jivamukti teacher Dechen Thurman chimes in. Student: I have a question about creativity. Which yoga practices do you feel are the most powerful for stimulating creativity? For being an artist,...

Yoga & Christ

1. Q: How do you experience Christ through your yogic path? Sharon: Yoga is a spiritual practice, which recognizes that we have five bodies and each of these bodies from gross to subtle can be purified of avidya, or mis-knowing, which means being ignorant of your...

Yoga & Business

1. Q: With the explosion of Yoga’s popularity at this time, there are more and more studios & teachers popping up everywhere. How to deal with the financial challenges of staying afloat in the midst of so much competition. DAVID: Work very hard to become a Yoga...

Vegan Diet

1. Q: Where do I get my protein? SHARON: Flesh isn’t the only source of protein. You can get all the protein you need from a varied plant-based diet. Protein is found in greens, veggies, beans, grains, nuts & seeds, avocados and so on. And there is no need to...

Teaching Yoga

1. Q: Why do you teach yoga? SHARON: To teach provides me with an opportunity to purify my perception of others—to practice seeing others as holy beings. 2. Q: What is Yoga? SHARON: Yoga is Enlightenment—the ecstatic realization of the Oneness of being. Yogash Chitta...