Changing Your Stress Response Patterns with Kundalini Yoga

“Stress is not from any outside quarter. Stress is when an outside pressure is not matched and overcome by your inside intelligence.”  Yogi Bhajan 4/10/80 The link between chronic stress and disease is a widely acknowledged phenomenon, and yet most people don’t know how to change their deeply ingrained patterns of behavior when it comes to stressful situations. Hans Selye[i], a …

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Kundalini Meditation & the Vagus Nerve

“Medical science says the vagus nerve is important, Kundalini yoga says it is very important”[i]–Yogi Bhajan An important nexus between Kundalini yoga and Western medicine lies in their respective understandings of the importance of the vagus nerve in health and well-being. The vagus nerve “wanders” (vagus, Latin for wander) through the body and affects all …

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About Pranayama | The Science of Yogic Breathing


“The main problem in the world is stress. It is not going to decrease—it is going to increase. If through pranayam the shock can be harnessed, the entire stress and disease can be eliminated”—Yogi Bhajan What is Pranayama? (also called pranayam) As we come into this world we take our first breath of air and …

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What is a Kundalini Awakening?

What is a Kundalini Awakening?

Have you ever wondered, what is a kundalini awakening? Perhaps you’ve had one and you’re hesitant to talk about it for fear of people’s reactions. If so, you are not alone. Sometimes the symptoms of a kundalini awakening can be similar to psychotic episodes. Master yogis, including Kashmiri yogi and philosopher Gopi Krishna, have predicted that …

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How to Open Your Heart & Balance the Chakras

Kundalini Yoga & Meditation: Free Full Length Class Recorded on Feb 3, 2019 Open Your Heart with Kundalini Yoga & Meditation and experience the benefits of practicing first hand? I  (Anne Taylor, Ph.D.) recorded this class live at HeartPrana yoga studio, a private studio on beautiful Camano Island, WA and I’m happy to share it …

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