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Featured Posts

Choosing Nonviolence: Transforming Your Anger into Growth

Yoga Sutra, ch. 2, v. 35:

When one perseveres in non-violence, hostility vanishes in their presence.


Emptying the Cup: 3 Steps to Help You Meditate Today

While meditation is an ancient science that’s survived for thousands of years, the practice itself is surprisingly simple. 


Yoga is a Four-Letter Word

There is great confusion in the yoga world.

That's because the basic Western misunderstanding of yoga is that it's merely separate positions to be mastered.

It is not.

Yoga is not just physical training, positions, or movements — it's not even primarily about exercise! Yoga is an ancient, practical system for accessing, healing, and integrating your body and mind.

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Shift your perspective at work and during the day. Start spending a few minutes moving and breathing, and focusing your mind, and let that one thing restore you. 

Drawing on my extensive experience in mind-body health, yoga therapy, and speaking, I use an interactive style of teaching that gets people to actually experience new ways of being energized, focused, and fully engaged.


Featured Video

Power Concentration Workout - Video

This practice is a challenging workout that brings focus to your mind, by using contra-lateral movements to generate coherence between both hemispheres of your brain.


Bija's Books

Emotional Yoga book cover

Emotional Yoga: How the Body Can Heal the Mind

By Bija Bennett (Simon and Schuster, 2002)
Photographs by Lois Greenfield


Explore the field of your emotions wtith "Emotional Yoga." 

Develop the skills of emotional intelligence:  self-awareness, confidence, self-control, and the ability to communicate your feelings and thoughts.


"There exists within everyone a place of balanced awareness. In this book, Bija Bennett provides you with the tools to find this place, and create deeper states of emotional and physical well-being. 

       — Deepak Chopra, from the Foreword of Emotional Yoga

"A brilliant design for emotional and spiritual stability. Bija is—simply put—a powerful, dynamic teacher."
       — Wayne W. Dyer, author

"Training both the mind and body is the key to reaching your peak. In "Emotional Yoga," Bija takes you to the next fitness level — strengthening your emotional muscles."
       —Tom Terwilliger, Mr. America 1986, Bodybuilding Champion


Breathing into Life: Recovering Wholeness Through Body, Mind & Breath

By Bija Bennett (Balboa Press, 2015; HarperCollins, 1993)

Research into the respiratory process confirms that the quality of your breathing has dramatic physical effects on both your body and mind. 

Learn how to utilize the power of your breath for total well-being.


"Exhilarating, refreshing, and rejuvenating...Breathing into Life will liberate you from your old hurts and traumas and release you into the joy of life."

     — Deepak Chopra

"Bija's energy comes through on every page. She's a one-of-a-kind genius."
      — Wayne, W. Dyer

"With a fascinating blend of Western artistry and Eastern science, Bija Bennett explains how our breathing, like our emotions, bridges the gulf between mind and body.
      — Candace B. Pert, Ph.D., Author, Molecules of Emotion


The Breathing Breakthrough

Everything You Need to Know to Sharpen Your Focus, Worry Less, and Live Longer 

By Bija Bennett (Balboa Press, 2016)

Evidence-based research strongly shows that by adding mind-body and self-care techniques, you can significantly create an impact on a diverse range of health responses — from energy, aging, brain and immune strength, to sleep, happiness, family, intimacy, even sex.


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Meditations for the Five Senses

FREE e-Book By Bija Bennett


There are many types of meditation. Keeping your mind on your breath is one. Reflecting on an idea, or quietly observing an emotion, is another. In meditation, you can have various starting points, distinct levels on the springboard from which you can dive. 

In this beautiful eBook, Bija shows you ways to meditate using your own sensory experiences.


Being Lazy (a poem)

Do you think that you are being lazy when you are not doing something?

Do you think that you are wasting your time when you are simply just being there?


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