Most of the time our problems are mental. When you are in a depressed mood, you can change it with your breath. If you breathe in long and deep through the left nostril, hold it at the navel point, and breathe out long and deep through the right nostril, it can totally change your personality. — Yogi Bhajan
Kundalini Yoga Links
IKYTA International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association
The Kundalini experience does not mean you have gone into a trance and are beyond this world. It integrates you more fully with reality and gives you a broader vision and sensitivity so that you can act more efficiently” YB
SOLID Salt Spring Organization for Life Improvement and Development (SOLID) is a non-profit society dedicated to support communities in sub-Saharan Africa facing the devastation of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
is a non-profit society dedicated to public education on recycling and conservation
Community Links – World
RAN Rainforest Action Network
Dubbed “some of the most savvy environmental agitators in the business” by the Wall Street Journal, RAN uses hard-hitting markets campaigns to align the policies of multinational corporations with widespread public support for environmental protection.
Marine Scientists, Lawyers, Economists and Advocates Protecting Our Oceans. 300,000 members in over 150 Countries worldwide
Since the 70’s this grassroots Canadian Organization is global in it’s membership & stewardship.
The Petition Site
A fabulous site with petitions that you can sign online. Despite what SNOPES says these petitions do get the attention of government officials. I know this to be true first hand
World-wide micro-loans: You can lend small sums of money to help an individual in an impoverished country start or grow thier own business.
The Body Soul & Spirit Expo & Online Community
An Online Community & Expo – a unique concept trade-show and comprehensive web directory focusing on holistic health alternative medicine diet nutrition spirituality astrology psychic readings angels and much more.
Shiatsu by Francesca
My fave Shiatsu Geisha who also adds Cranio-Sacral to the mix. She has helped me immensely and if in Vancouver she may be able to do the same for you too.
Nature Clean These are the cleaning products we use in the cottage — if it’s not the home made vinegar and baking soda. Around since the 60’s it’s way ahead of the other cleaners environmentally and in cleaning ability.
Dream Designs A local conscious retailer that uses organic and sustainable practices in the making of their inventory of bath, bedroom and decor items. We use their bamboo bath towels and organic cotton bedding for our beds.
Canadian Organic Growers
Promotes organic farming as one of the primary building blocks in establishing a sustainable community. Salt Spring’s chapter is part of the Island Natural Growers and we use as much local organics at the retreats as we can.
Salt Spring’s Finest Water This is the water we use to drink and cook because even though Cusheon Lake is clean and clear, being so near the road we do get run off and we want everyone to stay healthy.