Christmas Stress Free Tips for Families

Posted in: Children and parents topics, meditation for children, Meditation for parents- Dec 05, 2017 No Comments

by Anamda Sly Christmas can be a very stressful time of the year with all kinds of shopping in busy malls with no parking, tired and crying children, not to mention frustrated parents. Enough to pull your hair out with this frenzied pace to prepare for the “happy holidays.” A few people are organized enough [...]

Do Not Be “Concerned About Your Children

Posted in: Children and parents topics, Uncategorized- Dec 04, 2017 No Comments

by Satkiana Shaw Do not be concerned about your children.  “What?,” you are likely thinking.  Well, let me tell you a story…  Recently, I received a phone call from my son’s Grade 1 teacher.  She informed me that his reading, writing and drawing skills were at a pre-kindergarten level.  I was “concerned.”

Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes

Posted in: Children and parents topics, Nutrition- Nov 29, 2017 No Comments

These simple yet delicious pancakes are a hit for the whole family during the holiday season! What a great way to start your day before going off to enjoy some winter sports – skating on the Rideau Canal, sledding or going to the museum. And yes, kids love to help with making the pancakes – [...]

3 Milk Restorative Evening Drinks

Posted in: ayurveda, Children and parents topics- Nov 05, 2017 No Comments

Having a good bedtime routine can help with better sleep.A bedtime routine is almost essential in Ayurveda. Apart from doing some moon salutations to cool the system, I choose spiced milks to restore the nerve and aid full regeneration. It’s best to drink the milk about 2-3 hours after dinner and 1-2 hours before bedtime.

Decompress From your Day – 15-minute routine

Posted in: ayurveda, Children and parents topics, family yoga- Nov 05, 2017 No Comments

  This routine is highly recommended for parents and educators.  It relaxes the mind and body, stabilizes the emotions and creates a relationship of loving acceptance with yourself.

Herbal Dream Balm/Pillows

Posted in: ayurveda, Children and parents topics, Uncategorized- Oct 30, 2017 No Comments

 This soothing balm can be used before bed.  Anoint your temples with it and massage it into your neck and heart chakra.  Nighty night and sweet…or at least revealing…dreams!

The Impact of Family Legacy and The Choice to Divorce It

Posted in: Children and parents topics, Uncategorized- Oct 02, 2017 No Comments

by Satkiana Shaw A unique genealogy assignment: When I was in school studying Spiritual Psychotherapy, we were given a very interesting assignment.  We were asked to do a family genealogy study.  This exploration went much deeper than where people came from, what they did for a living, whom they married and the number of children [...]

The Early Years of Motherhood and the Energetic Womb

Posted in: Children and parents topics- Feb 01, 2017 No Comments

  by Satkiana Shaw “Mother and child do not need to worry about contact until the child is eight years-old.  Energetically they are one and the same unit. If the child seems outside of her womb, it is just a deception of the mother’s senses.” – Berdhanya Swami Tierra When I think back to my [...]

Aura cleansing: Only for children?

Posted in: Children and parents topics, meditation for children- Jan 25, 2017 No Comments

By Berdhanya The body is a collection of memories; it gathers information in every instant, not only from what we touch, see and hear but also from our relationships and internal tendencies. The aura or the electromagnetic field is a fluctuating combination of electricity, plasma and gravity. It can be overloaded by information we pick [...]

The Gift of Children’s Smiles – Our Best Teachers

Posted in: Children and parents topics- Jan 16, 2017 No Comments

By Anamda Sly- Yoga teacher for Children. Flavors of Children’s Expression Have you noticed the many flavors of expression in children? They are passionate, innocent, happy and spontaneous as they embrace the present. Over time, however, they become more involved in the external world and begin to experience the “ego” of others and learn to [...]