Jinjer Stanton

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Jinjer Stanton is the author of Yoga for Every Room in Your House. You can establish a home practice without moving furniture. Jinjer teaches yoga in Minneapolis. Read her blog at jinjerstanton.com/wp/.

Imagine!

Sometimes, as you watch a diver pause to become centered just before lifting off, can you feel that moment of readiness in your own...

Siddhis: The Magical Powers of Yoga

I first heard of the siddhis when I was in college studying the philosophy of yoga. It was also the first time I heard...

Tableau of Aspiration

Many names of yoga poses come about because the sight of the pose brought something to mind for the viewer. Many of them make...

The Eightfold Path: Aid on the Spiritual Journey

Since being reintroduced to the eightfold path, I find that I have been practicing some of its elements without realizing it. This is the...

The Eightfold Path: Aid on the Spiritual Journey – Part 5

Since being reintroduced to the eightfold path, I find that I have been practicing some of its elements without realizing it. This is the...

The Eightfold Path: Aid on the Spiritual Journey – Part 4

Since being reintroduced to the eightfold path, I find that I have been practicing some of its elements without realizing it. This is the...

The Eightfold Path: Aid on the Spiritual Journey – Part 3

Since being reintroduced to the eightfold path, I find that I have been practicing some of its elements without realizing it. This is the...

The Eightfold Path: Aid on the Spiritual Journey – Part 2

Part Two: Continuing with the Yamas Since being reintroduced to the eightfold path, I find that I have been practicing some of its elements without...

The Eightfold Path: Aid on the Spiritual Journey

Part 1: Beginning the Journey For most of my association with yoga I found the eight limbs of the eightfold path from Patanjali's Yoga Sutra...

Enhance your immunity with Yoga

You can't avoid them even if you have the elaborate germophobic habits of Monk. They are on every doorknob, faucet handle and hand you...

Begin with a Full Breath

Is there stress in your life? To paraphrase Zorba the Greek, "Life is stress. Only death is not. To be alive is to open...

The Joining

The term "yoke" implies two animals connected to one another side by side with some kind of mechanical contrivance so that the animals, whatever...

My First Real Christmas

When I was little, I lived in a tiny town in Montana. Despite being staunch Christians, my parents didn't believe in celebrating Christmas, because...

Loved by a Dog, Love Like a Dog

Motivational speaker and writer Andy Andrews told the story of how his wife treated her dog better than she treated him. He asked her...

When the Levee Breaks

A levee that lacks integrity washes away in the aftermath of a hurricane. The purpose of that levee is to hold back the water...