Pura Vida is the Essence of The Goddess Garden

It’s Everywhere! Everywhere you walk or explore in Costa Rica you will hear the words, Pura Vida. From the first time you hear it, it becomes more and more frequent until you realize everyone in this little country says it … Read More

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YOGA RETREAT LEADERS RETREATS SPECIAL If you are a group retreat leader, we offer you 20% off for a retreat for you, and can help you leave with a fully planned retreat in place with your group for later in … Read More

The Breath as the Essence of Action

The breath is used in an asana as the medium of a yogi’s spirit and Attitude. It serves as the bridge between Attitude and the dynamic symmetry of Alignment. The breath interweaves the threads of one’s intention into the fibers … Read More

The Power of Yoga – A Yogi who lived Thousand Years

The Power of Yoga – A Yogi who lived Thousand Years by C Kali Aitken   Is it possible that any human being can live thousands of years? If you ask this question today’s time to anyone the answer will … Read More

Thoughts on Practice

by C Kali Aitken Function before form. Proceed gradually. Be gently persistent. Be attentive to the moment, not to a goal or an idea of how a posture should be. Listen to your body. Discover where in your body you … Read More

Jungle Bathing – Japanese Art of “Forest Bathing” at Goddess Garden

by C Kali Aitken Unfold in the presence of nature…. You are immersed in the jungle during your entire time at The Goddess Garden.  You have an opportunity to forest / jungle bath several times each day and the benefits … Read More

What is the Purpose of Meditation

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF MEDITATION – C Kali Aitken When the Buddha taught that freedom from pain and confusion is possible, and that this freedom gives rise to enduring well-being and happiness, he also mapped out the path that … Read More

Yoga and Art

by C Kali Aitken The notion of art as a means to express our relationship with the divine is as ancient as the first people that walked the Earth. From cave paintings to Bach, man has always felt moved to … Read More

Top 7 Yoga Asanas For Seniors

1. Tadasana (Mountain Pose) Tadasana or the Mountain Pose is the basis of all asanas. All the other yoga poses are variations of the Tadasana. You can practice Tadasana at any time of the day and not necessarily on an empty … Read More