A Place Called Ananda, Health and Healing, Yoga

Yoga Study for Multiple Sclerosis

Ananda’s Expanding Light Yoga and Meditation Retreat recently hosted a group of people with early stages of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) to conduct a Yoga Therapy Workshop. The purpose of the workshop was to investigate yoga’s effect on the functional abilities of an MS patient to maintain an active and fulfilling life. I have had a chance to interview Maitri Jones, … Read More

A Place Called Ananda, Health and Healing, Spiritual Growth

Lifestyles For Radiant Health

Lifestyles for Radiant Health: Last October we offered an exciting new program at the Expanding Light, Ananda’s Yoga and Meditation Retreat. It was called Lifestyles for Radiant Health: Personalized Coaching for Optimal Wellness. Our goal was to reach people who wanted to make healthy lifestyle changes, but had not been able to do so on their own. We knew that … Read More

Health and Healing, Spiritual Growth, Spirituality and Science

Living with Parkinson’s

Bill knows that to meet the challenges of Parkinson’s, he needs to raise his physical, mental, and spiritual energy. He believes that miracles do happen and that a recovery from Parkinson’s is a very real possibility. He says, “The key is not to lose hope.”

Coping with Loss, Health and Healing, Spiritual Growth

Transcending the Challenges of Chronic Illness

The emotional and spiritual challenges of an illness are perhaps even harder than the physical. There’s the temptation to fall into self-pity or to be hurt by other people’s impatience or lack of understanding.

Health and Healing

Fascinating Food Facts

To obtain the best results from food, one should give careful consideration to properly combining the items used at one meal, and reducing them to the minimum.

Health and Healing, Overcoming Challenging Karma, Spiritual Growth

Spiritual Healing: A Ten-Year Food Addiction

Spiritual healing worked for me when nothing else did. From my own experience, I know that strong willpower coupled with dynamic faith in the Guru can accomplish just about anything.

Health and Healing

Do’s and Don’ts of Skin Beauty

We must remember that Spirit demands a cleansed, radiant vehicle with which to demonstrate at its highest capacity.

Health and Healing

Signs of Spring: The Color Green

Green is the color we associate with Spring. It is the most outstanding pigment on Mother Nature’s palette of exterior decorating.

Health and Healing

Preventing and Curing Colds

Colds are often caused by a faulty diet or lack of physical exercise, or a tendency brought over from past lives.

Health and Healing

Healthy Living – Diet, Sunshine, and Exercise

Disease warns us that nature’s physical laws are being broken. The origin of almost all diseases can be found in over-eating, improper diet, lack of exercise, and misuse of sexual energy.