Category: Mindfulness

Inner Wisdom Essentials with Annharriet Buck

This week-long experience, May 28 – June 4, 2017, celebrates the return of Golden Door Guru Annharriet Buck and offers a taste of her renowned Inner Wisdom weeks. You will form your own Wise Women Circle, meet daily with Annharriet and like-minded women to explore subjects that give life deeper meaning. Topics include: Meditation, Mindfulness,… Read more »

Astrology Week May 21- 28

ASTROLOGY WEEK: May 21 – 28, 2017 Join us for a very special week among the stars with  California-based astrologer Alex Bunshaft. “We are born at a given moment in a given place and like vintage years of wine we have the qualities of the year and of the season in which we are born. Astrology… Read more »

New This Spring at Golden Door

Introducing the Shaman  Experience one of the most ancient and sacred healing traditions that allows the Shaman to facilitate a clearing of imbalances from your past, present and future to guide you towards a direction of healing. Shaman Dani Burling has studied the healing arts for 25 years and has taught the powerful healing wisdom of… Read more »

New Year – New Yoga

It’s that time of year to take a fresh look at your lifestyle practices.  Commend yourself if you have a yoga practice, no matter how small, for the rewards are great for those who do.  For regular practitioners, if you feel stagnant in your yoga practice or if your practice has become routine, here are… Read more »

Got Gratitude?

You probably do.  Amidst the rush of holidays, as another year winds down, our thoughts turn to gratitude for our lives and people in it.  But to truly embody gratitude, we must practice it not just from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, but from New Year’s to Thanksgiving as well.  To-do-lists, work pressures, family issues and… Read more »

Sensing Your Yoga

Yoga offers rich opportunities to focus on the “now” by using your senses as potent guides to the present moment.  Your kinesthetic sense tells you where you are in relationship to the earth; your haptic sense reads impressions of touch, both powerful guides to mind-full moments.  Additionally, your sense of sight and sense of hearing… Read more »

October: Unchain Your Fears

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery/None but ourselves can free our minds.” - Bob Marley In this month of Halloween, it’s an ideal time to confront fears – past, present or future – that haunt us. The lens of fear distorts what we see, often exaggerating, and focusing on the negative.  Fear can also  masquerade as anger,… Read more »

September: See Routines as Rituals

”Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.”- Buddha Often when we are engaged in everyday routines, our body is in one place, while our mind is somewhere else, and our breath is being ignored.  We’re operating in autopilot.  This is mindlessness.  And in today’s world where most of us are in a constant… Read more »

August: Patience & Acceptance

“Nature doesn’t hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” Lao-Tzu  Sometimes we find ourselves so fixated on perfection and future results we don’t enjoy what we’re doing in the present.  To build patience, practice contentment.  Appreciate all your small successes:  Notice subtle changes or ease with which you perform an activity, or become more mindful or how… Read more »

July: In the Heat of the Moment

In the heat of the summer, anger – among other things – can be aroused.  Of all our emotions, it can be the most toxic to our health and our relationships. In the heat of the moment, that’s all we have – a moment – before we blow it.  Enter mindfulness for emotional rescue.  When… Read more »