In My Mind's Zen Garden
  • Video: Pranayama, Yoga Breathing Techniques

    Here is a Yoga Breathing Technique that I do before a gig to help me gain more energy and stamina. Pranayama is a part of Yoga and is essential to improve and benefit Mind, Body and Spirit. This technique is basically breathing through one nostril at a time, for

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  • The Healing Effects of Yoga [Video]

    THIS HAS GOT TO BE THE MOST INSPIRING story I’ve ever seen related to the practice of Yoga. Arthur Boorman is a Gulf War veteran who was injured from the result of too many jumps as a paratrooper. Doctors said he would never walk again without the assisted help

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  • Sting, Yoga and Macrobiotic Diets: Manipulating Life’s Energy

    Being A Musician Can Be A Tough, Challenging Life Musicians seriously dedicated to their craft have an insanely tough job of practicing their instrument on their own, which requires enormous amounts of self-discipline, time and energy. For instance, I might have practiced piano for 2 hours yesterday, but there

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  • Buddha Altar
    The Zen-Yoga Approximation

    “The obstacle IS the path.” ~Zen Proverb You may have figured out that the last two posts had titles similar to episode titles from The Big Bang Theory. These days many of us have become fans of The Big Bang Theory. No doubt it’s one of the most popular

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  • Pranayama and the Quiet, Calming Breath

    I’ve been exploring various techniques of yogic breathing lately. And one can simply do a search on “yoga breathing” and come up with a lot of sites giving you advice on the various techniques to use, depending on what you are trying to accomplish with the breathing technique. The

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  • Healthy Activities: I’ve Been A Miner for some Abs of Gold

    If you’ve been reading along here, you are aware that I’m trying to get back into serious shape. I’m committed to finally getting into the best shape possible. And that means getting back to my 31 inch waistline and working to finally get the “6-pack” abs going. They say

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