Sunday Conference 2.22.15

Sunday Conference with Diana...

February 22, 2015

Happy New Year – Gong Hay Fat Choy

Year of the Ram (Lunar calendar 4712)
As you celebrate this upcoming new year, reflect on the past year with
Gratitude, Appreciation and Joy.
Look forward to a year of “growing with yourself” with energy/prana.

Year of the Ram (or sheep or goat)
Intuition ~ creativity ~ gentleness ~ inspiration ~ compassion ~
Connect with nature, art, beauty to uplift your human spirit
“Simplicity is precious


Weekly Messages

“Imagination is everything.  It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”
~ Albert Einstein

Keep imagining wonderful things !


Remember to continue with daily agni sara and 3 minute meditation

Sunday Conference 2.15.15

Sunday Conference with Diana

February 15, 2015

PRANA !!!      Ashtanga is a pranic practice
Remain healthy by keeping the nodis (energy blockages) clear;
Bandhas ~ powerful breath
Move to the edges of your body

Remember to read, “Clear your Clutter with Feng Shui”
Get your energy moving and flowing

Thoughts of Prana ~ the power of thoughts
Negative  or  Positive
Low vibration or high vibration

Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., “Quantum theory, which, unlike classical physics, assigns a fundamental role to the act of observation and opens the door to the role of consciousness.”

EVERYTHING FLOWS ~ CHANGE IS CONSTANT

“Tejas”
Juiciness ~ vital power of spirit
Luminosity - illumination
Fluidity ~ energy ~ vibrancy
Creativity ~ inspiration ~ sharpness ~ clarity

Science of the brain ~ neuroplasticity ~ engage life and challenge your brain ~
Recent studies of the Happiness/Optimist mindset

Choose healthy, whole foods to fuel your tejas and feed your brain/body.
“Reach for the Peach” or a bag of Doritos



Weekly Messages


Pacific Ashtanga's Yoga and Meditation Channel on YouTube

Yoga and Meditation are two of the most powerful ways to keep ourselves Healthy, Vibrant and Happy.

Using a powerful yoga breath combined with simple movements we can create and maintain strong, flexible, healthy bodies and increase our energy levels. Joined with a 5 minute meditation focused on love, compassion and gratitude we can train our minds to be in the present and more peaceful.

I invite you to start your day with a breath movement and mediation. Follow us every Monday for a new yoga meditation practice by subscribing to Pacific Ashtanga Channel. 


Make a daily 10 minute commitment to your health and happiness. http://youtu.be/9eWcRPVVc6o





Sunday Conference 2.8.15

Sunday Conference with Diana...

February 8, 2015

Update on the Merit Foundation.  

Beginning outreach teachings of Buddhism and yoga philosophy (non-religious) on keeping Mind/Body healthy with love, compassion, gratitude

New!  Every Monday on YouTube – 5-6 minute meditation/movement

Welcome the New Year with Prana + Bandhas
  • Engage bandhas with your inhalations and exhalations
  • Engage bandhas with “up’s” rocking back and forth
  • Handstand – bring knees down, cross ankles and use bandhas to pull through
  • Jump-thru ~ strong arms/frame - 3 count ~ control the descent and articulate movement – pick back up your bandhas

Svadyaya – self study

Observe and experience the high as well as low vibrations of your energy. Thoughts are energy

Tune into Shawn Achor’s Ted Talk about “Positive Psychology”. author of “Happiness Advantage.”

What does your brain say to you when you first awaken in the morning?
What does it say throughout your day?  Do you choose high or low vibrations?
Perspective =+ Prana

How do you feed yourself?  Do you choose the peach or Ding Dongs for nourishment?

Weekly Messages


I started to realize just how much our interpretation of reality CHANGES
our experience of reality.”

“You can study gravity forever without learning how to fly.”
~Shawn Achor
The Happiness Advantage

“Perception is Energy.  What you think has Prana.”
~ Diana

Sunday Conference 2.1.15

Sunday Conference with Diana...

February 1, 2015

Welcome the New Year with the Power of Prana

Brief overview of the feng shui compass:  3 basic 24-direction rings; rings for the 64 trigrams;
Magnetic areas of energy - I Ching trigrams
5 Elements - Wood; Fire; Earth; Metal and Water
Used as a method to assign proper positions in time and space

Complementary readings:
Karen Kingston’s “Clear your Clutter with Feng Shui” – meridians/ space
Caroline Myss’ “Anatomy of the Spirit” – chakras / avatars
Nourishing our 3 bodies:  internal, external and spiritual

Homework

“My health is my energy – tap into the energy of life.”
(5) important places/spaces in your home;
(3) important people in your life;
(5) important spaces at work;
(1) computer.
Take a few moments to spend in each important place/space/person using your internal compass; your “gut-meter;” to fully realize the energy drawn from/by each.
Not done, yet.  Also, daily Agni Sara – 3 sets / 5 (inhale, exhale, hold)

Weekly Message



Power of Prana Workshop 
Saturday, February 7 – 11a – 12p
Bring your journal and Karen Kingston’s “Clear your Clutter with Feng Shui”