“My Practice”

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My Practice, by Rod Stryker from Yoga + Joyful Living Practice is more than something I do. Today, it is such an essential part of my […]


“On Mantra”

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Q: I find mantra practice challenging. When I do it with pranayama, it’s much easier. If I meditate without a mantra I can go right […]


“On Life”

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Q: I’ve had so many powerful insights come up since I began practicing with you. But something keeps stopping me. To be honest, I’m inspired […]


“On Yoga Nidra”

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Q: What is the difference between meditation and Yoga Nidra? A: In Yoga Nidra, the emphasis is relaxation, complete detachment. In meditation, the emphasis is […]


“On Teaching”

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Q: I was curious about the way you field questions from your students and workshop attendees. I thought that I noticed you having a specific […]


“On Tantra”

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Q: Can you help explain the differences between Shiva and Shakti? Is one or both Divine? Which one should I experience when I meditate? Is […]


“On Pranayama”

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Q: I’ve been having a lot of resistance toward Pranayama. When I sit to meditate, I feel good. My experience is very deep. I’m even […]