Music & Mantra Monday: Kali Durge Namoh Namah

Welcome to a new series here on Om Fairy! Music & Mantra Monday will feature a song, a mantra, or a playlist every Monday with a little about why it resonated with me. I’m kicking off the series with a blend of song and mantra that I learned from Girish […]

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If Every Moment Carried the Hope of a New Year

Yes, Happy Day!! As we embark on a new year, whether or not we set out new goals or resolutions for the year, there’s always an air of hope moving into this day. Of leaving behind that which didn’t serve us well from the year before. The possibilities that lie […]

Past, Present, Future Meditation

Meditation. Often people think meditation means getting rid of all of the thoughts in your head. While it might feel great to empty the mind completely, it’s nearly impossible, especially when you sit down with the intention to not think about anything. In order to not think about something, whether […]

Past Present Future Meditation

Yoga Nidra: Finding Deep Relaxation

I teach yoga nidra on Fridays at Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center. Every week, I have at least one person ask me, “What exactly is this practice?” So I thought I would offer my answer here, as well as provide a practice for those who would like to try this practice […]

Understanding the Nervous System

Sympathetic nervous system. Parasympathetic nervous system. They’re words that are often bandied about when we talk of the benefits of yoga. Sometimes we go a little deeper and talk about how these two systems play a role in our stress response, how they’re tied to the breath, or how we […]