Editor's Note: Dharma is one of my teachers in NY City, and his sun salutes have evolved to include forearm balance and splits since his classes draws advanced practitioners. Here is a nice presentation of the basic sun salutations. ~Donna
Excerpt of lecture on various astrological methods that were used in Western medicine up until the 1800's. Lecture prepared for an introductory history course at Kepler College. Presented by Lee Lehman, PhD.
From the Nova Web site: “How does the 'intelligence' of an ant colony or the stock market arise out of the simple actions of its members? Scientists describe emergence, a science that studies how complex patterns and behaviors arise from the actions of individual units acting independently.” www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/
From the Nova Web site: "How does the "intelligence" of an ant colony or the stock market arise out of the simple actions of its members? Scientists describe emergence, a science that studies how complex patterns and behaviors arise from the actions of individual units acting independently." www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/
Editor's Note: Jon Kabat-Zinn has such a great way of putting meditation practice into perspective. We meditate in order to cultivate intimacy with what it means to human. It, of course, starts with sitting down twice a day, eyes closed. It continues when we open our eyes to a new awareness. Live your life - moment by moment.
I can see you sitting in your favorite chair
got your sweatpants on and your feet in the air
a soda from yesterday sits by your side
the ring on the table is starting to dry...
Editor´s Note fromKaren Stabley: Art has often been used to raise our awareness of social issues. Laurence wrote this song for a movie titled "Take a Pill". (They didn't use it because it was too mellow.) The movie was written as a commentary on today's pill popping commercials and the "wonder pills" that can cure whatever ails us.
Editor's Note from Karen Adler: Beautiful! … I'm an Artist, tells the story of the often hidden children of our times-students with learning disabilities. The film follows several junior and high school students with autism, Down syndrome, behavioral issues and other learning disabilities who collaborate with their dedicated art teacher to create artwork for their first big, professional art gallery exhibition. The documentary also offers an inside view into the lives of children with special needs by following them to their prom, field day and senior trip...
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