Yoga at the Airport

I am an admitted travel junkie. I spend up to 70% of my time making adventures around this work connecting to the beauty of the people and nature all around. In order to get where I’m going I have to get on an airplane.

I make the most of the time I have at airports like this one shown here in SouthEast Asia by practicing #yoga that doesn’t require a mat or special yoga clothes.

If you look at my www.alchemyofyoga.com website you’ll find all sorts of sequences that do not require touching the ground with your hands. This is built upon a “no downdogs allowed” concept so one doesn’t have to be wary of germs or not having the right equipment.

The types of flows I offer are: 1) Standing (like shown here) 2) seated in airport chair 3) using a wall. Enjoy and make the most of the opportunities for Yoga at the Airport. Love yourself, love your day, love your life! Silvia

Sunshine Sadhana

silvia single locust scPosing in the #santacruz sun for my daily #sunshine #sadhana. I practice today so that I CAN practice tomorrow. When people ask me “what’s the MOST important thing I can do for my yoga?” I always respond “practice EVERY day.” Even if it is for 10 minutes one day and other day 110 minutes the point is to stay consistent and maintain your dedication. Yoga works when you do yoga. There is not other way.

The way IS the way

#yoga #asana includes:
#samakonasana middle #splits
#dhanurasana bow pose
#sunbird #locust and more!

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Love Alchemy Drinking the Lotus Yoga Playlist

    Name Time Album Artist

1 Embrace 5:40 The Rise of Downtempo Dub Sutra
2 Anandoham 5:34 Echoes of Devotion Janet Stone & DJ Drez
3 So High 4:46 4am: Plum Mood DJ Drez
4 Flip Ya Lid 5:24 In a Space Outta Sound Nightmares On Wax
5 Memphis Happiness 3:53 The Dub Revolutionaries (Sly & Ro… Sly & Robbie & The Mad Professor
6 Om Mani Padme Hum (feat. Eddie… 7:07 Dreaming in Sanskrit Marti Nikko & DJ Drez
7 High Low (feat. Zap Mama) [Acous… 4:03 All Rebel Rockers (Bonus Track V… Michael Franti & Spearhead
8 This is the Day 8:43 Kirtronica (with Ananda) Jaya Lakshmi
9 But I Feel Good 5:19 Lovebox Groove Armada
10 its your thing (Out of Sight) 2:49 Chick Flicks The Sequel The Isley Brothers
11 Harvest Moon 6:09 Pacific Standard Time Poolside
12 Maha Devi (feat. Domonic Dean Br… 4:00 Dreaming in Sanskrit Marti Nikko & DJ Drez
13 Lakshmi Mantra 8:20 Saraswati Dreams Jaya Lakshmi & Ananda
14 Wahine ‘Ilikea 4:33 Dave to Jen Dennis Kamakahi
15 Om Tare Crazy 8:42 Lovelution Jim Beckwith
16 Calm 2:15 Music For Yoga Jim Beckwith
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What Compassion Looks Like in Vinyasa

Compassion in Action – What I’ve dedicated my life to.

Green Tara is usually depicted as a compassionate being (Mother Buddha) ready to step down from her lotus throne to offer comfort and protection from all of the sufferings we experience in the world.

This was filmed with the mantra om tare tuttare ture swaha in mind.

Mantra Meaning: From your heart of compassion, please help me to let go and release all blockages so I may have peace, clarity and happiness.

In the teachings of the Dalai Lama he reminds us “that when we chant the Green Tara mantra, we are not simply asking for Tara’s blessings and help with our lives and our “real world” problems. Actually, we are also asking to be liberated from the misery of the mental delusions and negative emotions that blind us to true freedom, and to achieve the same enlightened body, speech and mind that Tara represents, not only for our own benefit, but for the benefit of all sentient beings.”

For me being near the water always promotes the feminine, lunar energy of nurturance. I need that in my life and I know you do too. Jim’s sound vibration makes this mantra even more powerful. I appreciate how he adds in English lyrics as well, “the secret of feeling alive is to love.” You also see me wearing multiple malas, one set are from Laos, “Mother Buddha” beads. They comfort me at all times.

All of the quotes within the video are from Rumi whose writings to me exemplify universal LOVE.

Join Jim Beckwith and me on the Island of Love, Bali, March 27 – April 3, 2015
Bali Yoga Retreat: Beauty.Art.Love.Inspiration
Details http://www.alchemytours.com or http://www.silviamordini.com

Music by http://www.jimbeckwithmusic.com
His new album River of Song out now.

Fire Alchemy Yoga Playlist

Name      Time      Album          Artist
1 Fire 4:45 Coco De Mer Coco De Mer
2 This Rhythm Is Not Mine (Instrume… 6:47 This Rhythm Is Not Mine John De Kadt
3 Better Way 4:00 Ben Harper
4 Yara Seeli Seeli 5:04 A Mighty Heart (Music From The M… Lata Mangeshkar
5 Prayer to Rudra 5:08 Planet Yoga: Music for Yoga, Medit… Krishna Das
6 Rafavela 4:16 Black Ivory Soul Angelique Kidjo
7 Sei Yona 4:18 Namaste Experience Ibiza Timna Brauer & Elias Meiri Ensem…
8 Zindagi 5:03 Shakti Rhythms With Shiva Rea The Spy From Cairo
9 Ode To Ganesha 6:30 Now Bhagavan Das
10 Corazon Espinado 4:36 Supernatural Santana Feat. Maná
11 Maha Mantra 9:16 Saffron Blue Rasa
12 Madrugada 8 3:39 Jala: Compiled by Shiva Rea Twinkle Engine
13 Roots East Dub 2:59 Shakti Rhythms With Shiva Rea Ian Sandler
14 Conga Jog 4:27 Yoga Rhythms compiled by Shiva… Al Gromer Khan

Air Alchemy Yoga Playlist

Philosophical Theme: Grace in Transitions

Name      Time      Album      Artist
1 Window 3:44 In a Safe Place The Album Leaf
2 Night 5:55 Midival Punditz Midival Punditz
3 Caravan Dream (feat. Go Ray & D… 6:40 Rock Beats Paper EarthRise SoundSystem
4 Mystery of Life 5:35 Endangered Species Nickodemus
5 The Maha Mantra (Reggae Style) 9:05 Sounds of Beloved Festival 2012 C.C. White
6 Track 11 4:30 De Paso Resto – Puerto Viejo Keiner+Carl
7 May All Beings 6:22 Sounds of Tadasana EarthRise SoundSystem
8 Deep Forest 5:34 Deep Forest
9 Wandering 6:59 Tanguru Ayub Ogada & Union Nowhere
10 The Obvious 3:46 These Changing Skies Elephant Revival
11 Bodhisattva 4:02 While You Were Sleeping José James
12 White Tara (Anusara Mix) 6:46 Arcana Jef Stott
13 Same Sun 5:47 Grains (Bonus Track Version) Boozoo Bajou
14 Fading Blues 4:29 Moving On Hird
15 Revathi Mystical Power 8:32 Classical Indian Flute – Featuring… Music for Deep Meditation
16 An Ending (Ascent) 4:17 28 Days Later (The Soundtrack Al… Brian Eno

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Masculine and Feminine Beauty

Name     Time     Album       Artist
1 Sa Ta Na Ma 4:46 HARC: Inside Chants HARC
2 From a Closet in Norway (Oslo Blu… 3:16 Rose Ave. You + Me
3 You and Me 3:11 Rose Ave. You + Me
4 Beautiful Day 4:10 Anna Mix U2
5 Beatitude 5:18 Music For Active Yoga Vol 1 Lovespirals
6 Beautiful 4:58 Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Boss Snoop Dogg
7 The Beautiful 3:44 Sexy Beast Abyssinian Creole
8 Beautiful 3:51 Lemonade G. Love featuring Tristan Prettyman
9 Beautiful Dawn 3:23 40 Days The Wailin’ Jennys
10 Beautiful Girl 3:42 Thirty Three & 1/3 George Harrison
11 Beautiful Day 3:27 Donavon Frankenreiter
12 Before My Time 2:55 American III: Solitary Man Johnny Cash
13 Beautiful Rainbow 2:17 Sun, Sun, Sun The Elected
14 Michicant 3:46 Bon Iver (Bonus Track Version) Bon Iver
15 A Beautiful Mess (From a Raining… 5:17 We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Thi… Jason Mraz
16 Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) 4:04 The John Lennon Collection John Lennon
17 Om Namah Shivaya I 5:14 Moments of Silence Kristian Thorsager

Heart Chakra Alchemy

Name     Time     Album    Artist

1 Night 5:55 Midival Punditz Midival Punditz
2 Caravan Dream (feat. Go Ray & D… 6:40 Rock Beats Paper EarthRise SoundSystem
3 Mystery of Life 5:35 Endangered Species Nickodemus
4 The Maha Mantra (Reggae Style) 9:05 Sounds of Beloved Festival 2012 C.C. White
5 Track 11 4:30 De Paso Resto – Puerto Viejo Keiner+Carl
6 May All Beings 6:22 Sounds of Tadasana EarthRise SoundSystem
7 Deep Forest 5:34 Deep Forest
8 The Obvious 3:46 These Changing Skies Elephant Revival
9 Same Sun 5:47 Grains (Bonus Track Version) Boozoo Bajou
10 Fading Blues 4:29 Moving On Hird
11 Revathi Mystical Power 8:32 Classical Indian Flute – Featuring… Music for Deep Meditation
12 Window 3:44 In a Safe Place The Album Leaf 65 Minutes