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Personal Transformation through Kundalini Yoga

In the Leo Arena 2014

The spot light is on Leo, not only for the month, but for the whole year, and the majestic Lion loves it! The Sun shines in Leo from July 22 through August 22. 2:41 PM PDT (21:41 GMT) until the Sun moves into Virgo August 22 at 9:46 PM PDT (Aug 23 at 4:46 GMT… (read more)

The Powers of the Second Chakra

Flow, Expansion, Self-Nurturing This post is part of the Chakra Power Kundalini Yoga Audio Series by Guru Rattana, Ph.D. To gain access to the powers of the second chakra, we must cultivate our ability to use both our emotional and sexual energies for self-nurturing and healing, and as a magnetic attractor mechanism. In this audio… (read more)

Solar Plexus Chakra – Gateway to the Heart

At our solar plexus we connect with our emotions as the flowing yin polarity of our soul, which expresses through our emotional/subtle body. Our emotional flowing polarity has two very important functions – to act as a feedback mechanism to guide our lives and to awaken us to soul and Divine consciousness. The problem arises… (read more)

The Sun Shines in Cancer 2014

While the Sun is in Cancer we can develop an empowering relationship with the flowing feeling polarity of our soul. The feminine is very nurturing, when we embrace it with the love that if offers us. The major themes this month are emotional awakening, integration, and balance. In July four planets change directions or signs…. (read more)

The Powers of the Third Chakra

 New Audio Series Welcome to the initial audio recording on The Powers of the Third Chakra in my new series Chakra Powers. For every chakra, I will discuss their underdeveloped and empowered characteristics and identify  the goals for each chakra, the nature of the relationships that we develop, the essence energies, the primal feelings, and… (read more)

200 Hour Kundalini Teacher Training

Guru Rattana will be one of the featured teachers and her books will be the primary texts at 200 Hour Kundalini Teacher Training July 17–August 9 and October 25–November 1, 2014 Soul of Yoga, Encinitas, CA Classes by Guru Rattana August 2 – Techniques for Inner Transformation – The Elements and the LocksAugust 8 –… (read more)

Mercury Retrograde

There are many dynamics to Mercury retrograde. This blog article discusses what to expect (and not to expect) while Mercury is retrograde, which happens 3 times a year for 21-23 days. Keep in mind that to change direction, Mercury (and all planets) must slow down. We notice the slow motion up to 2 weeks before… (read more)

The Powers of the First Chakra

Welcome to the audio recording on The Powers of the First Chakra in Guru Rattana’s new series Chakra Powers. This was recorded at Guru Rattana’s regular Wednesday night Kundalini Yoga Class in San Diego. For every chakra, she will discuss the goals for each chakra, the nature of the relationships that we develop, the essence… (read more)

The Sun Shines in Gemini 2014

As the Sun enters playful Gemini, we get a light-hearted breather from taking life so seriously. MAY 20-21 – The Sun shines in GEMINI. May 20 at 7:59 PM PDT (May 21 at 02:56 GMT) through June 21 3:51 AM (10:51 AM GMT) Air sign Gemini reminds us of the power of our mind, thoughts,… (read more)