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  • Yogi Cameron: Practice Makes Purpose

    in Lifestyle

    Yogi Cameron left the world of high fashion in 1998 to seek the higher path available to all of us. He began his ongoing studies in Ayurveda at Arsha Yoga Vidya Peetam Trust in India under the guidance of his guru Sri Vasudevan after training at the Integral Yoga Institute in New York City and Yogaville of Sri Satchidananda. Since then, Yogi Cameron has worked with individuals throughout the world to provide them with these ancient methods to live healthier, greener, more spiritually-minded lives in accordance with the Ayurvedic and yogic path.


    Using a combination of treatments, meditation, herbal remedies and diet guidance, Yogi Cameron helps treat specific conditions and set his clients on a path to greater mental, physical, and spiritual health. A primary goal of this path is helping each person find their purpose and practice.


    With the help of the Amanuddin Foundation, Yogi Cameron has brought Yoga and meditation to Afghanistan as part of a peace and education program for Afghan children, soldiers, and other members of the civilian population. He also works with young girls rescued from sex trafficking practices in Cambodia in coordination with the Somaly Mam Foundation.

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    Sridhar Silberfein, Founder of Bhakti Fest - The #1 Conscious Music Festival

    in Self Help

    Sridhar Silberfein joins Sister Jenna on the America Meditating Radio Show to discuss Bhakti Fest - known for hosting the largest line up of kirtan, master yoga instructors, and spiritual teachers.


    Sridhar, the founder of Bhakti Fest, has been on his spiritual journey for many years.  He has studied hatha yoga with the Indian master, Swami Satchidananda, taught yoga at the revered Integral Yoga Institute and opened socially conscious businesses such as "The Food Chakra," one of the first Natural foods stores in the U.S. and a Natural Cosmetic Company. He also produced the docudrama, "River of Love," on the life of Amma, which raised money for her many charitable projects and co-founded the Triloka recording label with Krishna Das and Paul Sloman and helped to launch the careers of many world music and kirtan artists including Krishna Das, Jai Uttal and Bhagavan Das.


    In 2009, exactly 40 years after an auspicious invocation at Woodstock, Sridhar’s lifelong dream was realized. He gathered thousands together to chant the names of the Divine at Bhakti Fest in Joshua Tree, California.  Known as "The Spiritual Woodstock of the Millennium," Bhakti Fest has grown to three festivals yearly, with pre and post festival concerts, events and fundraisers nationally. The next Bhakti Fest will be held on September 4th - 7th in Joshua Tree, California.  For more info, visit www.bhaktifest.com


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  • 01:00

    Yogi Cameron: Practice Makes Purpose

    in Lifestyle

    Yogi Cameron left the world of high fashion in 1998 to seek the higher path available to all of us. He began his ongoing studies in Ayurveda at Arsha Yoga Vidya Peetam Trust in India under the guidance of his guru Sri Vasudevan after training at the Integral Yoga Institute in New York City and Yogaville of Sri Satchidananda. Since then, Yogi Cameron has worked with individuals throughout the world to provide them with these ancient methods to live healthier, greener, more spiritually-minded lives in accordance with the Ayurvedic and yogic path. Using a combination of treatments, meditation, herbal remedies and diet guidance, Yogi Cameron helps treat specific conditions and set his clients on a path to greater mental, physical, and spiritual health. A primary goal of this path is helping each person find their purpose and practice.


    With the help of the Amanuddin Foundation, Yogi Cameron has brought Yoga and meditation to Afghanistan as part of a peace and education program for Afghan children, soldiers, and other members of the civilian population. He also works with young girls rescued from sex trafficking practices in Cambodia in coordination with the Somaly Mam Foundation.

  • 00:18

    Joy

    in Self Help

    Beth Robertson shares ideas from yoga about what supports increasing the joy in our lives. What are some practical actions you can take to make your life more joyful and peaceful? Listen to find out.  

  • 00:59

    Chandra/Jo Sgammato: Rebel to Woodstock Yogi

    in Self Help

    VividLife Radio's Ed and Deb Shapiro welcome Chandra/Jo Sgammato Yogi, Manager of Integral Yoga Insitute and initiator of Yoga at Work and School Programs for a conversation on going from Rebel to Woodstock Yogi.


    Chandra/Jo Sgammato grew up rebellious, angry, and anti-social until she found yoga. She is the Manager of the New York Integral Yoga Institute (IYI), and has initiated Yoga at Work and Yoga at School programs that bring yoga to New York City businessmen and teenagers: students with all the problems she had at that age take a credit-bearing semester in hatha yoga and self-development that helps them navigate the rough road of teenagers. Chandra shares her journey and how her life changed through the teachings Sri Swami Satchidananda, the founder of IYI also known as the Woodstock Guru, and an esteemed spiritual leader who dedicated his life to both individual and universal peace. His teachings influence Dr. Dean Ornish’s work in reversing heart disease and Dr. Michael Lerner’s work with cancer patients. To honor the life of one of the great Yogis of our time Chandra, Premanjali, Claudia Kreiss, Ed and Deb are creating “Global Garland 2014” a year of events celebrating the 100th birth anniversary of Sri Swami Satchidananda.

  • 00:20

    The Peace Within

    in Self Help

    Beth Robertson explores ways to experience the peace within in a short talk which shares a quote from Sri Swami Satchidananda, a little food for thought, and an asana of the day followed with a light relaxation. Do you know where to find your peace? Take a look within yourself today on Structure Within.

  • 01:02

    "The Last Frontier" with Author Julia Assante

    in Spirituality

    Join host and Medium Pamela Marie Edmunds for tonight's show as she interviews Julia Assante the Author of "The Last Frontier; Exploring the Afterlife and Transforming Our Fear of Death." 
    More About Julia Assante;
    Julia Assante is both a mystic and a scholar. Her book, The Last Frontier: Exploring the Afterlife and Transforming Our Fear of Death, recently won the Nautilus Gold Award 2013 in the category of death, dying and grief. Publisher’s Weekly hailed it as “the most important book on the enigma of death since the groundbreaking work of Elizabeth Kubler-Ross.” Julia is a highly gifted professional intuitive with over four decades of experience with the afterlife. Her accuracy scores from clinical tests on telepathy and remote viewing, conducted at Columbia University in 1987, were off the charts. She teaches workshops in the US and Europe on remote viewing, healing arts, and aura reading, afterdeath communication, remembering the future, reincarnational recall, and conscious death. Julia has been a practicing past-life therapist since 1984 and an ordained minister of The New Seminary (NY), an Interfaith Seminary founded by Rabbi Joseph Gelberman and Sri Swami Satchidananda, where she also taught. Over the decades, she has worked in tandem with shamans, healers, and gurus from many non-western traditions.
    As a scholar, Julia is a specialist of the ancient Near East (PhD Columbia University), with comprehensive knowledge of spiritual, religious and magical practices beginning with the dawn of writing in Egypt and Mesopotamia. She has taught at Columbia, Bryn Mawr, and the University of Münster (Germany), published in many academic journals, and lectured worldwide. Her breakthroughs in the interpretation of magico-religious rites of the ancient Near East have provoked revisions in all scholarship of antiquity, including biblical studies.

  • 01:08

    Bhakti Fest with Sridhar Steven Silberfein, REAL FEAR 2

    in Paranormal

    Bhakti Fest is a Yoga/Dance/Music Festival celebrating the devotional path with roots in yoga, kirtan, and meditation. It embraces ancient and modern sacred wisdom, traditional and non-traditional spiritual practices, and is a vehicle for evolution of human consciousness.
    Fest producer Sridhar Steven Silberfein has been on a personal spiritual quest for over 40 years, while blending a life as a pioneering businessman.
    In 1969, Sridhar brought Swami Satchidananda to Woodstock, at which time he committed to someday producing the spiritual equivalent of Woodstock, now embodied in the three Bhakti Fests: Shakti Fest, Bhakti Fest Midwest, and the original Bhakti Fest held every September since 2009.
    In 1970 he established the first health food store in Southern California, and brought skin care products with jojoba and tea tree oil to America for the first time.
    He established the non-profit Center for Spiritual Studies (CSS) and co-founded the Triloka recording label, which has helped launch the careers of today’s most popular kirtan artists.
    REAL FEAR 2: THE TRUTH BEHIND (MORE) MOVIES premieres Friday, 9/6 at 9pE on Chiller.  In this two-hour special, paranormal investigators Katrina Weidman, Richard Dolan, John McGarry, Chris Holt and Becky Weingrad explore the terrifying factual stories behind horror movies THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT; THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT; FIRE IN THE SKY, and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET.
    We speak with Katrina Weidman about her experiences making the show.

  • 00:52

    Douglas Klappich Ayurveda / Reflexolgy

    in Health

    Douglas Klappich
    Douglas is certified by the Ayurvedic Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he studied under under Dr.Vasant Lad, Dr. Robert Svoboda, Dr. David Frawley, and Amadea Morningstar. He is a former bowling alley manager, village police office, and U.S. Marines Reservist. Douglas received his yoga teacher certificate under Rev. Swami Satchidananda, and trained and taught at Ann Wigmore's Hippocrates Health Institute. He founded the Eugene Yoga Center in Oregon in two locations, and also taught yoga in Floyd, Virginia, and Columbus, Ohio.
     
    Deep Peace Massage
    Douglas's massage soothes the body with warm massage oils customized to your skin type. He uses gentle stretches and, depending on your specific situation, light- to deep-massage for a full 70 minutes of skin rejuvenation and muscle-relaxing. Clients report an over-all feeling of deep peace. Also upon request, Douglas will end your session with a guided meditation to leave you even more deeply relaxed.
     

  • 01:01

    Sridhar Silberfein: Yoga's Answer to Woodstock - Bhaktifest

    in Self Help

     
    VividLife Radio’s Ed and Deb Shapiro welcome pioneering businessman Sridhar Silberfein, to discuss Yoga’s Answer to Woodstock Festival: Bhaktifest
    Sridhar Steven Silberfein has been on a spiritual quest for over thirty years, while being a pioneering businessman. He founded Desert Essence, the skin care company, and co-founded the Triloka recording label that launched artists such as Krishna Das and Jai Uttal. His health food store, The Food Chakra, had a yoga studio upstairs. This led to The Center for Spiritual Studies (CSS), where Sridhar hosted many eminent teachers, such as Swami Muktananda, Kalu Rimpoche and Ammachi, the “Hugging Saint”. He published the first book on Swami Muktananda called Baba in America. He also produced the docudrama River of Love on the life of Ammachi. In 1969, Sridhar brought Swami Satchidananda to Woodstock, when he committed himself to producing the spiritual equivalent of Woodstock, which is now: Bhakti Fest, Shakti Fest, and Bhakti Fest Midwest. When asked about the moments where he feels his best, he has been known to comment, “When I get a chance to clean the pots in the kitchen.”
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  • 00:13

    Mark Becker: The Art of Balancing Mind, Body & Spirit

    in Education

    http://www.iamhealthyradio.com/alternative-new-media.html
    Mark Becker is a Master Yogi with over 30 years experience and has trained over 1000 instructors. Yogi Mark is the disciple of Swami Satchidananda, Swami Vishnudevananda and Swami Bua, the three swamis who brought yoga to the USA. In 1981, Yogi Mark taught Omega Institute's first Yoga Teacher's Training Course.

    In 1997 Mark Becker was honored with a proclamation from
    Manhattan's Borough President creating a "Mark Becker Day" in NYC because of the vital role Mark has played in guiding New Yorkers toward a healthier lifestyle for the last two decades.

    Mark is also the creator of Yogaerobics; the 1980's low stress, high energy workout and his "Basic Yoga and You" record was picked as the #1 yoga record by Mademoiselle magazine.

    Mark and his instructors at Serenity Yoga are known for their unparalleled hands-on corrections approach, created by Yogi Mark. In addition, Mark is a Holistic Practitioner skilled in Nutrition, Herbology, Bodywork (Swedish, Shiatsu, Polarity, Reflexology), Bach Flowers, Gem Essences and Yoga Therapy.Mark gives workshops and trainings in bodywork, bodywork for couples, meditation, Yoga Teacher Trainings, one on one yoga sessions as well as
    consultations in nutrition and herbology.