Why Yogi’s Vote

Why Yogis Vote 2018
Over ten years ago I remember attending a conference and listening to the Keynote Address where the speaker explained the definition of political as meaning “to care.” She said, “To be political actually means to care about your community.”
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In a nutshell WHY Yogis VOTE is because we care.
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We care about the air we breathe
We care about the food we eat
We care about the health of the earth
We care about education
We care about equal rights
We care about kindness
We care about those less fortunate than ourselves
We care about one another.
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We care because we are ONE. ❤️ The word yoga comes from the root ‘yuj’, to yoke or bind together. Therefore “yoga” means unity, oneness or union.
Eknath Easwaran explains from on of the mean sacred Yogic texts, “the ideal of the Upanishads is to live in the world in full awareness of life’s unity.” He goes on to offer his own translation of the Bhagavad Gita where he says: “… all things are interconnected because at its deepest level creation is indivisible. This oneness bestows a basic balance on the whole of nature such that any disturbance in one place has to send ripples everywhere, as a perfect bubble, touched lightly in one place, trembles all over until balance is restored.”
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What happens to one of us happens to all of us, even if we don’t agree with them, we still care.
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Why? Because the essence of this union is #love.
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We vote because we believe that we are united in core beliefs such as love, truth, and peace. ☮️
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“He who is rooted in oneness realizes that I am in every being, wherever he goes, he remains in me. When he sees all beings as equal in suffering or in joy because they are like himself, that man has grown perfect in yoga.” (Bhagavad Gita 6.29-32)
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November 6, 2018 is different than any other day. On this day in the United States of America you have the power to show you care.
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36 million Americans practice yoga.
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137.5 million Americans voted in the 2016 presidential election, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Think of what it would mean if all American Yogis felt EMPOWERED to CARE and effect the change we want to see in the world. Remember you do make a difference.
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VOTE.
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#vote #wecare #getouttovote #ahimsa #teachpeace #teachlove #onelove #oneness
#dosomething #bhagavadgita #upanishads

Reference: https://www.thegoodbody.com/yoga-statistics/

Do Something Now

Do Something By Silvia Mordini

“People of accomplishment rarely 

sat back and let things happen to them.  

They went out and happened to things.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

The question is should you do a yoga teacher training? Is now the right time? Are you ready? Just by asking the question means you are ready. Don’t let the worry of doing it or not doing it steal all your energy. Otherwise while you’re waiting life will just pass on by and another year will be passed. Face your stories and choose to create a new story RIGHT NOW.

“Action is about living fully. Inaction is the way that we deny life. You can have many great ideas in your head, but what makes the difference is the action. Without action upon an idea, there will be no manifestation, no results, and no reward.” 

That pretty much sums up our @alchemyofyoga philosophy!

 

DO SOMETHING NOW

If you wait until you are “ready” and things are “perfect” you will get stuck in the inertia of inaction. Get started in taking small steps towards your intentions within the next 24 hours.  Do not let self-doubt cripple you into statis. And know that once you’ve begun then keep acting on your goals a little at a time. The smallest efforts keep the momentum going and create powerful change. As they say in South America, “little by little one travels far.”

 

DON’T GIVE UP

Part of our humanness is our ability to be really hard on ourselves especially when things don’t go the way we had envisioned. When you meet yourself on the path you’ll quickly learn that acting on things doesn’t always yield the results you expected. That is no reason to stop. Instead amp up your efforts to keep doing something. Like the Lotus Blossom which rises up from the mud of the swamp through murky waters, moving free into the air and up towards the sun pristine and white don’t stop sticking to your vision. As Florence Scovel Shinn writes, “Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.”  Therefore let us be as firm and resolute as the Lotus Blossom, in manifesting the most joy-filled, peaceful and healthful life we can envision.

 

BE GRATEFUL

I also learned from my parents to practice gratitude with enthusiasm every day. Through the doing of life and manifesting joy it is important to maintain your motivation by sharing your gratitude for your attempts as well as your achievements. A positive attitude may get you started in doing something but what keeps it sustainable is appreciation for those that play into your success.

 

My yoga practice reminds me of all three of these aspects of living an inspired life. I get on my mat each day and “do something”, I do not give up my practice when life is inconvenient, and I certainly give thanks to all who made it possible for me to move, breath and celebrate my joy at being alive in this moment! And in turn this stokes my rebel spirit to go out and happen to things.

If you feel the call to take a deep soul dive dedicated to yourSELF then DO SOMETHING. Sign up today.

See you on the mat in #Bali or #CostaRica 2019!

Love yourself, love your day, love your life! Silvia

Register at https://www.alchemyofyoga.com/booknow/

New Year SAME Dreams

New Year, SAME Dreams?
Are you wondering if you’re ready for #AlchemyofYoga RYT 200 hour #YogaAlliance Teacher Training in #Bali April 1-22, 2018?
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Best advice? Start before you’re ready. Here another chance. All you have to do us say YES
“…we all begin the process before we are ready, before we are strong enough, before we know enough; we begin a dialogue with thoughts and feelings that both tickle and thunder within us. We respond before we know how to speak the language, before we know all the answers.”
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With the Wolves
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22 days with all lux rooms with organic high vibe cuisine, cultural immersion, amazing Healing rituals, #mysteryschool and RYT200 hour #yogateachertraining thru #yogaAlliance
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Save up to $500 until February 14, 2018.
www.alchemyofyoga.com

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Questions? Silvia@alchemytours.com or emilyperryyoga@gmail.com
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#bali #costarica @edenestates #yoga #yogaeverywhere @bodhitreeyogaresort #villatanahshanti #teachpeace #transform
#dreamscometrue #sacredfeminine #womenwhorunwiththewolves
@emilyperryyoga @ferrahchinoyoga

More Peace, Please by Silvia Mordini on Yoganonymous

We cannot just wish for change.

We cannot just wish for peace.

We have to take action.

“We are ALL the LEADERS now.”

It’s time and we are ready for more peace, please.

Love yourself, love day, love your life! Love.The.World.

Teach Peace.

Read the entire article here. http://www.yoganonymous.com/more-peace-please

Many mixed hands all give the "V" hand signal indicating Peace or Victory, as they reach up into a heavenly blue background, lit from above and glowing, with plenty of copy space..