Reading from “When Things Fall Apart” by Pema Chodron. This is a good listen to my reading of “When Things Fall Apart” it gives us lots to think about. This book offers advice and tools to help us settle and strengthen ourselves to manage the emotional rollercoaster of the social injustices and atrocities. Some may think Yoga & Meditation are escape mechanisms but rather they can be valuable to help us stand still and clearly look at our reality. So many people who feel they are not directly affected by racial injustices but who want to be sympathetic and helpful are asking, “but what can I do?” Yoga & Meditation helps us to find our authentic selves to have the patience and courage to feel what is there that we may have become numb and oblivious to, and to act appropriately when the time is right. In this reading it’s almost 40 minutes as I read to you 3 chapters. I first begin with showing how to do the Finger Holds, a simple but complete and powerful tool to balance our 12 major organs and bring wellness to 144 body systems. You might like to do 36 Breaths first and then hold each finger for 2, 3, 5 minutes each. You may like to use a timer. Perhaps listen while getting ready for bed, or anytime in the day/night. Listen in sections and place the video in your Watch Later folder/Youtube. If you want to get notified when the next chapters are read do click the Notification button after you Subscribe. This helps me build the channel and if you are not so interested but do still want to help me build the channel, place the video on mute and let it play to the end. But I really hope this is helpful for you and that you choose to leave me comments for dialogue, that you share with your friends and family to widen the conversation. Let me know your thoughts….Namaste, Julie Broglin
Join me now on my YouTube channel where I offer you, virtual yoga classes. There currently are 3 classes available and one fully guided Relaxation class. I am making these videos firstly for my Purchase College students who are currently Distance Learning due to the Pandemic. However, many of my Yogini and Yogi Friends have asked about the videos and are enjoying them in the comfort of their home. Some people especially appreciate the Guided Relaxation where they can start the video and set themselves on their mat or their bed and experience a restful Savasana or Deep peaceful night sleep. During this unprecedented challenging time many of us are feeling anxious, angry, sad, unsettled about so many unknowns. If we can have a regular Yoga practice this helps us balance our minds, body, energetic patterns and in turn we can find stillness and peace. I hope you may make time to visit the YouTube channel, Yoga with Julie Broglin, or Julie Broglin. Please help me grow the channel and click the bell so you will be notified when the next new Yoga class is available. Please share the Free classes with your Friends and Family who may be missing going to their regular fitness, wellness classes. Know the Guided Relaxation is wonderful for All, even those who never have done Yoga before, even children. I would love to know about your experience with the virtual yoga classes so please leave me your comments on the YouTube channel. Take the best care, stay safe and healthy, Namaste 🙏🏽 Julie
In this short Youtube video Sadhguru, the Founder of the Isha Foundation, explains a simple process for self-protection. Isha Foundation offers a course on the ancient yogic process known as Bhuta Shuddhi, which I have participated in, but could not share with others who have not gone through the program. So I am grateful that now Sadhguru offers for everyone ways they may naturally and freely protect themselves. The one thing that is a cost is for a copper water vessel. The Isha Shoppe, an online store, has good quality copper cups, vessels, containers, of course, Amazon also has products. Please consider making your purchase from The Isha Shoppe, [www.ishashoppe.com look for the heading “Crafts”] as to keep support for the Foundation, in gratitude for all the vital help it offers yoga practitioners globally. The Isha Foundation does have a few products available for purchase on Amazon including copper bottles, the cups, and more affordable choices are best found from The Isha Shoppe.com site. I order items regularly from this site, it comes from the Tennessee Ashram in the USA, [for orders placed in America] is a safe and rather efficient handling and shipping facility. The Isha Foundation products are excellent quality copper and made in India.
When you place your water in the copper cup for overnight charging, do cover it with a clean natural fiber cloth or a copper lid. You may want to put a flower petal on top of the cloth for a sweet blessing, not necessary for the basic benefits. In fact, Sadhguru describes how traditional Indian Grandmothers cared for their water vessels for the best insurance for themselves and loved ones.
Please watch, consider, make plans, and share widely with family, friends, and more. Thank you to Sadhguru and The Isha Foundation Volunteers for all the work they do to supply valuable information globally and building, maintaining the Ashrams in India and the USA.
Thanks for watching, take good care, Namaste
Sarvesham Swastir Bhavatu, Sarvesham Shantir Bhavatu, Sarvesham Poornam Bhavantu, Sarvesham Mangalam Bhavatu OM Shanti Shanti Shanti OM
Translates to English: May there be happiness in all, May there be peace in all, May there be completeness in all, May there be success in all, OM, Peace, Peace Peace, OM
Thank you, Tina Turner, for recording this sacred chant and I send prayers for your own healing and for us all to be at peace while we heal, live, take actions for ourselves and make compassionate and kind deeds for others and as we transition. Namaste
Please do click the link to watch the video. Thanks to Sadhguru and The Isha Foundation for sharing such valuable media for us. Namaskaram OM
Learn to use this practical, hands-on method for a happier and healthier life. Please click the link below to read about the Jin Shin Jyutsu Practice called the Finger Holds by clicking the link below. I have an earlier post on March 11, 2015, with a YouTube video showing how to practice the Finger Holds. Remember to breathe while practicing. Practice often, every day for benefits to build, emotions balanced and more. Please share this easy Practice for well-being with others. Here’s to your good health! Namaskaram OM
Take a journey into the Scientific research behind the benefits of Yoga in this free-to-watch UPLIFT film.
Please share this video, just click the link below to view about 23 minutes long, thanks, Namaste
Source: Watch ‘The Science Behind Yoga’
Here’s a short article and video from Sadhguru that helps us understand that we should not be too focused on our physical limitations but rather submit totally to being in our sadhana/yoga practice. This is so reassuring for us aging Yoginis who are dedicated to our sadhana! The Blessings are constant in different ways at different points in our lives. Thanks Sadhguru for your wisdom and for sharing with us and thanks for the Isha Foundation and volunteers that deliver so much media as virtual Darshan with us. Namaskaram.
Do click the red link below to read the article and to view a minute long video, please share freely. OM
Sadhguru explains what can be done if parts of the body feel as if they are not cooperating.
Here’s a film on Youtube that is about 70 minutes long. It’s quite interesting about the phenomenon of Yogis, do we need them, are they gifted enlightened beings. There is an underlying question that we all can ask ourselves can we find the answers that we need within self. A Teacher can offer us lessons, practice, tools, skills….but what really motivates us to put any or all of what we seek to learn into our lives? Do feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below and share with others. Namaste….OM
Thanks to Sadhguru and The Isha Foundation for sharing this wisdom….please click the link below to read the text and also watch the video…..and remember to share…..Namaskaram…OM
Sadhguru reminds us that far beyond merely bending the body, the science of yoga provides the ultimate tool for enhancing human capabilities and functioning at the highest peak of body and mind.