Posts From Ryan Glidden

Yoga: Merging the Science with the Philosophy

A state of disease, lethargy, frustration, or feeling stuck is an expression of too much prana outside the body. The more peaceful and balanced we feel, the less dispersed our prana is. If the prana does not have room to flow freely within the body, then something must be blocking it. Read for more information on how to balance prana!

Are you Self-Conscious or Self-Aware?

Consider for a moment two different practices. Practice One: Sit up straight and take a deep breath. Notice how your body feels at this moment. Feel where your body is

Separate But Not Apart – A Kosha Breakdown

In Yoga philosophy, there are five koshas, or layers of the human being identified. Here is an in depth explanation of this interesting truth.

Wood, Fire, Smoke, & Air: God is Everything and Nothing

One night a student saw his teacher sitting in contemplation beside a fire. He approached his teacher and joined him. After some silence, the student said, “Teacher, you have told

Clear Mind Full

Are we supposed to clear the mind? Or fill the mind with mindfulness? Tricky questions. Great perspective on mind control and presence…

Start Walking

What if I were to tell you that there is a magical city. Once you pass through its gates, you can read people’s minds. You can make yourself invisible or

Five Ways to Show Your Love All Year Round

These five gifts don’t come from Hallmark, but they will have a positive influence on a fellow human beings life; and who knows, there just might be something in it for you as well.

Yoga With Dad

A heart-warming tale of a dad and his daughter! Read this inspiring story by Featured Writer, yoga studio owner and father, Ryan Glidden.

Why Bother? What’s the Point? Yoga, Happening Now

The journey of yoga is designed to guide a student from identifying as their ego, to identifying as their soul. An in depth look at yoga…

There’s Only One Thing You Have to Do. The Rest You Choose To Do

I came across a quote the other day in the Book, Chop Wood, Carry Water, by Joshua Medcalf. In a conversation between the main character (John) and his sensei, the