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Deepen Your Meditation: Spiritual Yoga with Gyandev

Deepen your meditation by connecting with the 8 aspects of the Divine. Join Nayaswami Gyandev in yoga postures directed towards the Divine aspect of Joy. ABOUT GYANDEV & ANANDA YOGA Nayaswami Gyandev (Gyandev Rich McCord, Phd) is the worldwide Director of Ananda Yoga and the Ananda Yoga Teacher Training programs at The Expanding Light Yoga & Meditation Retreat. He has … Read More

Students with Unique Needs, Yoga

Nine Deep Relaxations and Visualizations

Question My students really like it when I do an extended Savasana (sometimes 20 minutes) with visualization. I recall that Swami Kriyananda had some of these types of visualizations on tape and wonder if they are printed anywhere. Or if anyone has any mind visualizations, as well, I would be more than happy to know some of them. Answer from Nayaswami … Read More

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Practice True Meditation: Spiritual Yoga with Gyandev

Exploring tools for the inner life, the central one being meditation. Meditation helps bring us to higher states of consciousness and connection with our true selves. Join Nayaswami Gyandev in yoga postures directed toward helping you meditate more comfortably and easily. ABOUT GYANDEV & ANANDA YOGA Nayaswami Gyandev (Gyandev Rich McCord, Phd) is the worldwide Director of Ananda Yoga and … Read More

Daily Life, Unique Teaching Experiences

Education for Life: Inspired Schools in Master’s Motherland

In 2016, an Education for Life (EFL) team was invited to visit a school 110 km (almost 70 miles) from Rishikesh, in the north of India. The EFL team found inspiration in the school’s uplifting and inspirational beginnings. Rajendra Bhat was a native of this little village in Rishikesh. He left his home to get a higher education. Bhat returned, … Read More

Daily Meditator, Spiritual Yoga

The Law of Miracles in Autobiography of a Yogi

In the Autobiography of a Yogi (AY), Paramhansa Yogananda describes many of the miraculous events that he personally witnessed. He speaks of yogis levitating, sitting in a state of suspended animation without any trace of heartbeat or breath, and he further delights us with stories of his own guru’s powers. Yogananda also shares with us a number of mind-expanding scientific … Read More

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Yoga to Awaken the Chakras

There is a need for yoga and alternative relaxation techniques to stay calm under the pressure of ever-increasing challenges — now more than ever. Join Gyandev in this full-length spiritual yoga video episode for postures to awaken the chakras. Gain access to Gyandev’s full Ananda Yoga series online  ___ ABOUT GYANDEV & ANANDA YOGA Nayaswami Gyandev (Gyandev Rich McCord, Phd) … Read More

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ONLINE Restorative Ananda Yoga Teacher Training with Melody Hansen

5-WEEK ONLINE TRAINING COURSE SEPT. 2 – OCT. 7, 2020 https://www.onlinewithananda.org/online-restorative-ananda-yoga-teacher-training Expand Your Skill Set with Restorative Yoga In today’s fast-paced and over-stimulated culture, more and more yoga students and teachers are turning toward a calming, slowing, and introspective yoga practice. Restorative yoga is the answer! Whether you plan to deepen your understanding of restorative yoga or teach it to … Read More

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How to Stay Centered – Full-Length Ananda Yoga Class with Gyandev

There is a need for yoga and alternative relaxation techniques to stay centered under the pressure of ever-increasing challenges — now more than ever. Join Gyandev in this full-length spiritual yoga video episode for postures to reduce anxiety, strengthen the immune system, and regain a sense of calm despite outer circumstances. Gain access to Gyandev’s full Ananda Yoga series online: … Read More

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Intro to Ananda Yoga®

https://www.expandinglight.org/ananda-school-of-yoga-and-meditation/ ~ Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of Yoga. Ananda’s unique, integrated approach works directly with the body’s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels.