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Congratulation to the KYB 2013 Level 1 Teachers in Training Graduates!

Here are a few photos from our 2013 Teacher Training Graduation Ceremony held last month at the beautiful Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School.  READ MORE about how you can join our 2014 Level 1 and 2 Teacher Trainings!                                     [...]

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Ek Ong Kaar in the Haahvaad Yaahd

WE ARE UNDER CONSTRUCTION! Thank you all for the support as we move to the new studio at 14 Arrow Street in Harvard Square! We will be posting our opening date and FULL WEEK of GRAND OPENING Festivities soon! For now, we thought we would share some a few construction photos!             [...]

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There’s Nothing Like Chocolate Cake For VALENTINE’S DAY!

Gluten Free, Vegan Chocolate Cake is our RECIPE OF THE MONTH!                       I sure love chocolate but I also like to eat and serve my family and guests healthy desserts. This is one of my favorite chocolate cake recipes. It’s easy to make and I’ve made it for the studio [...]

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Love and the Familial Power of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation

This month we spoke with Lumina Gershfield (recent Kundalini Yoga Boston Teacher Training Graduate) and her husband, Rene Cordova (he’s just signed up for our NEXT Teacher Training), a Kundalini Yoga Boston couple who were willing to share with us the effect that Teacher Training, Kundalini Yoga, and meditation had on their relationship. How has [...]

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Is Your Smiley Face Shop Open All Hours?

Recently I was going through some boxes where I had stored some of my children’s drawings and school projects and I came across this drawing my son made was he was little. THIS MADE ME SMILE! It also made me pause to consider how my mood might be impacting my work, health, stress level and [...]

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Sold Out Concert with Nirinjan Kaur!

We were so blessed to host Nirinjan Kaur and her amazing band this holiday season. The studio was packed with so many wonderful souls who sang from their hearts and filled the studio with love. We feel so blessed that so many Kundalini Yoga Kirtan musicians are able to come to  KYB and we appreciate [...]

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Thank Your For Attending Our First Sister Studio Solstice Event

Thank you to all who came out to our first sister studio event with Yoga at the Ashram! We also want to thank Blue Moon Bagel Cafe for the delicious deserts,  Yoga at the Ashram for hosting us, and to all the amazing volunteers who helped make the night possible! Click here to view a [...]

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Kundalini Yoga Boston’s Good Karma Knits Gives Back

“No child should be without a hat, mittens, and a Christmas stocking…”
 Sue A. Manning We are so delighted to share a few photos of all of the knitting generated through our knitting charity, Good Karma Knits. We thank all those who worked so hard all year long to make knitted hats, scarves, sweaters, booties, and [...]

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Partner With Kundalini Yoga Boston To Help Charities That Are Making A Difference

We are thrilled to announce that four times a year KYB will partner with professional artists and designers to create a NEW T-Shirt for charity (This is our new charity initiative).  The artists we partner with will be donating their time and their designs.  KYB will in-turn share the profits from the t-shirt sales with [...]

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NEW Class, NEW Teacher and NEW Team Members!

We are so thrilled to announce that we will soon be adding a monthly Friday night meditation class taught by Siri Ram Kaur Khalsa. Elaine Urban/Viriam Kaur will be joining our teaching team and she will be teaching on Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Virginia Bunting has joined our marketing team and soon she will be offering her health [...]

Aventures in Kundalini Yoga

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We Are Not Humandoings!

  It’s been a while since I’ve written.. I’ve been so busy! Which is funny, because that’s exactly what I want to write about – busyness. It IS the Aquarian Age after all, right?! The age of Facebook and Google, fast paced information exchange and a society that puts value on productivity. “It’s just the [...]

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A LOVE Celebration at KYB!

Valentine’s Day is a celebration and honoring of love. What a perfect time to tap into our hearts! The Heart Chakra, the 4th chakra, the Anahata is often thought of as the energy center of love, joy, and inner peace.  In the Kundalini tradition it is known as the “Balance Point” between the flow of [...]

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Kundalini Yoga: How much is enough?

Kundalini Yoga is known among many to be the fast track to awakening one’s awareness and union of the body, mind, and spirit.  Yogi Bhajan said it takes 22 years to achieve in Hatha Yoga what can be done in one year of Kundalini Yoga.  Coming from my own experience, after my very first Kundalini [...]

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Dancing in Kundalini Yoga: Dance like no one is watching

In Kundalini Yoga we breath, we meditate, we chant… and yes, sometimes we dance. I remember the first time I was instructed to dance in a Kundalini class… Awkwardly starting to sway my hips from side to side and wondering in the back of my mind what the appropriate Kundalini “moves” would be, I snuck a few glances over my shoulder [...]

It’s All About Tea and Cookies

Kundalini Yoga can be healing on so many levels.  There are so many tools! Breath, bandha, eye-focus, mantra, mudra, asana… and the list goes on.   Along with all this amazing technology, another aspect of this yoga that I have found so profoundly life-changing is community. What I found out pretty soon after my first Kundalini [...]

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My Recovery from an Eating Disorder through Kundalini Yoga

There once was a 16 year old girl who desperately wanted to be noticed.  She wanted nothing more than to fit in, be popular, and ultimately feel loved.   She started a diet to be “more healthy” and started running to get “in shape”.  She lost a few pounds and people noticed.  She soon began [...]

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What’s With the Turban?

We are thrilled to welcome Geeet Anand (Kyla Rose Maher) as a contributing writer to our blog!  So you walk into a Kundalini Yoga class not knowing what to expect, and you see a lot of people with their heads covered… hats, scarves, bandanas… OK a little weird….  and then you look up and the [...]

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Union by Gurunam Singh

Union My heart is open My words are a prayer My light is your own My arms for your care I touch the whole world I hold you so close Deepen the subtle Forsaking the gross I see my own weaknesses Draw on your strength I see my demerits And Thy merits length Raised up [...]

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LOVE

Love is a painful story Its pace is unlike yours and mine It is not of man, ego’s glory Nor spoken, loves words, are not mine You may think that Love Is a vision of beauty And once you find Love You’ll be whole Love is a touch That frees and entangles Both soothing and [...]

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Blessed Be

I have often thought of the zen dojo, the ringing of the bell, the time a master might hit the student on the back, the dropping of the pebble, the one moment when a person could “wake up” or reach a level of understanding, insight, peace, awareness, that wasn’t temporary but going to last the [...]

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“Bleed” By Gurunam Singh

Bleed is a poem about life and love, about greed and war. Hope you like it.  BLEED Bleed like sun upon the day Bleed like moon upon the night Bleed like all the shades of grey Through the darkness bleeds the light Bleed like purple hearts and blood Bleed like grass grown high and green [...]

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Soul Notes by Gurunam Singh

Sat Nam Dear Readers, I feel very blessed to be posting poems on the Kundalini Yoga Boston blog. Siri Ram Kaur and Siri Bani Kaur (co-owners of KYB) put their hearts, minds and bodies into this studio. The way they serve it is beautiful. It is the way the master, Yogi Bhajan, taught people to serve. You can feel [...]

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Gratitude and Miracles

The full moon is a lovely reminder to cultivate gratitude for the wonders of each moment, and also to release anything that is not serving us. Many of us are experiencing things in our lives that are falling away naturally. But sometimes when we think of letting go, we can become fearful and feel a [...]

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MS and Becoming a Yoga Instructor by Kundalini Yoga Boston Teacher Training Graduate Emily Royce

For years it has been a dream of mine to be a yoga instructor. I found reason after reason why this was not pragmatic. When I got diagnosed with MS, it provided the perfect opportunity to do more fear procrastination, perhaps indefinitely. I was still motivated to practice yoga and I searched out yoga specific [...]

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Spice up Your Holiday Season!

At my house, it’s not the holidays if my house doesn’t smell of yogi tea!  The inviting aroma of cinnamon, cloves and ginger just can’t be beat.  And the healthful qualities of this delicious tonic sure are a plus! It strengthens the nervous system, purifies the blood, improves digestion, energizes the body, clears the mind, [...]

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The Gift of Teacher Training at Kundalini Yoga Boston

The Gift of Teacher Training As I reflect on my Teacher Training experience this past year at Kundalini Yoga Boston with lead teachers Mahan Rishi Singh Khalsa and Nirbhe Kaur Khlasa I am filled with an indescribable gratitude.  The process has been a journey to a deeper Truth. The gifts I received are numerous, but [...]

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Be the Light: Join us as for the the next Spirit Voyage 40 Day Global Sadhana!

Today is Day One of Spirit Voyage’s  global sadhana “Be The Light”! Join us and thousands of others who are going to be practicing this beautiful meditation every day for the next 40 days. Ajeet Kaur chose this powerful meditation for the arcline to bring light into our hearts.             [...]

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Join us as we kick off another Spirit Voyage 40 Day Global Sadhana!

Today, Spirit Voyage starts its next Global Sadhana, Elevating Ourselves, Blessing Our Children. This amazing mediation is lead by Snatam Kaur and Gurmukh. We invite you to practice with a group in the KYB studio.  Please join Siri Bani Kaur in the KYB studio every Sunday at 4 p.m. (group practice starts on 5/20). Read more     [...]

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Elizabeth Early Shares Her Experience @ KYB!

Getting candy in a family with five kids when you’re the youngest is a rare treat. For me, it was all about Mary Mare. Mrs. Mare was an old woman on our street — she lived in the smallest house at the end next to Electric Boulevard with a cherry tree right there on the [...]

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Kundalini Yoga Boston Partners with Spirit Voyage for Their 40 Day Global Sadhana

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Spirit Voyage for their 40 Day Global Sadhana. Join Siri Bani Kaur for her 4p.m. class every Sunday and experience these powerful meditations with a group in the studio.  The current Global Sadhana: Expand Through Your Intuition with Jai-Jagdeesh began on March 27th and this [...]

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We are excited to launch our first 40-day community meditation!

To celebrate our one-year anniversary, we are excited to launch our first 40-day community meditation!  Please join us in a community expression of the “Har Meditation” for prosperity.  “This meditation can be done for up to 11 minutes. It is … Continue reading

Please Join Us For Yogi Bhajan’s Birthday Sadhana!

In celebration of our beloved teacher and all the blessings that he shared with us in his life, Kundalini Yoga Boston will join the global Kundalini Yoga community in celebrating Yogi Bhajan’s birthday on August 26th. August 26, beginning at … Continue reading

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I’m Better Now

“Life is a flow of love, only your participation is requested..” ~ Yogi Bhajan ‘I’m better now …’ It was born out of a spontaneuous moment. I was a few months into the Level I Teacher Training and I was trying desperately to get to Hari Dass’s Tuesday evening class. To get to the KYB [...]

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Let’s Play Yoga

Lets play yoga!   Every Friday for the last couple of months I have been spending a couple hours with my son’s first grade class. I help out with their classroom work, reading, etc. We also spend about 20-30 minutes doing yoga. One week a student saw me come in and asked, ‘Mr. Jason, are [...]

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Choices

“Your job is to control yourself. Your job is to discipline yourself. Your job is to deal with everything in life with affection, love and kindness. ” ~ Yogi Bhajan Some times you’re up. Some times you’re down. Most times I feel crushed by the waves of life … overwhelmed with my ever growing lists [...]

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Small Victories

“The greatest reward of doing sadhana is that the person becomes incapable of being defeated. Sadhana is a self-victory and it is a victory over time and space. Getting up is a victory over time, and doing it is a victory over space.“        ~ Yogi Bhajan small victories … Sadhana or daily spiritual practice is [...]

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Small Victories

“The greatest reward of doing sadhana is that the person becomes incapable of being defeated. Sadhana is a self-victory and it is a victory over time and space. Getting up is a victory over time, and doing it is a victory over space.“        ~ Yogi Bhajan small victories … Sadhana or daily spiritual practice is [...]

Beginners Luck

“Without meditation, and without a relationship to your mind, you fail to use the power of the mind. You fail to rely on your self. You complicate your approach.
”       ~ Yogi Bhajan Beginners luck … I felt like a train. Strong and powerful, moving forward with a full head of steam. My only issue was [...]

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My First Day of Teacher Training at Kundalini Yoga Boston

My First Day The moment I walked into the first Teacher Training Weekend back in early October, I was greeted at the door of the KYB studio by Mahan Rishi Singh. He immediately opened up his arms and said ‘welcome brother’ and gave me a big warm, firm and meaningful hug (which was super nice [...]

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Changes

“There are two ways to change things: Either you are forced to change or you have the intuition to change.
”   ~ Yogi Bhajan My parents once described me as a ‘boat without a rudder’. I have a feeling, that from their perspective, this was not a compliment. From my perspective it was some sort of [...]