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The Rocks Cry Out

2022-09-12T18:02:09+00:00

Who is the True God except the Eternal? Who stands like a rock except our God? The True God who encircled me with strength and made my pathway straight. Psalm 18:31-32   Excerpt from The Rocks Cry Out by Jody Thomae, available on Amazon: "When the Pharisees told Jesus to make his disciples stop crying out in worship as he entered Jerusalem on a donkey, he replied, “I tell you, if these [worshipers] were silent, the very stones would cry out” (Luke 19:40). He was possibly referencing a passage in Habakkuk 2:11 that says that the stones in the wall and the rafters in [...]

The Rocks Cry Out2022-09-12T18:02:09+00:00

Our Favorite Yoga Mats

2022-09-12T18:37:50+00:00

#1 Manduka Pro Series Christian Yoga Association’s Favorite Yoga Mats by Michelle A. Thielen, Registered CYA Therapist, R-CYATH One of the most frequently asked questions of yoga teachers is, “What is your favorite mat?” Because we often communicate with the greatest yogis in the world, we wanted to share their favorites directly with you.  We took a poll among the Christian Yoga Association community, and here is what we found to be the favorites among our Christian yogis. #1 Manduka Pro Series Manduka Pro had the highest votes in our poll [...]

Our Favorite Yoga Mats2022-09-12T18:37:50+00:00

10 Tips For Creating Your Best Playlists

2022-08-23T23:07:14+00:00

10 Tips For Creating Your Best Playlists By Kristen Campbell, with ChristiansDoYoga.com  Click on the image to get your {free} PDF Download of this article. Music has a way of reaching our souls like nothing else can. I get feedback all the time from my students about how they love my playlists! Honestly, building playlists is one of my favorite things to do. Sometimes I even build the playlist before I set the intentions for the class! It used to take me a really long time to build playlists; I didn’t have a method to the madness. But now I’ve got [...]

10 Tips For Creating Your Best Playlists2022-08-23T23:07:14+00:00

Bible Passages Regarding Physical Fitness

2022-06-29T17:27:48+00:00

Free PDF Available   Your Temple   Deuteronomy 32:15 “But Jeshurun grew fat; you grew fat, stout, and sleek; then he forsook God who made him and scoffed at the Rock of his salvation.   Proverbs 4:20-22 My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings.  Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart.  For they are life to those who find them and healing to all their flesh.   Proverbs 31:17 She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.   Isaiah 40:31 But those who hope in [...]

Bible Passages Regarding Physical Fitness2022-06-29T17:27:48+00:00

Christian Yoga Association Summit Rebuild

2022-04-29T17:28:24+00:00

Join us for our first virtual gathering of 2022. It's a power packed line up of Christian Yoga Association Master Trainers, Schools, and Continued Education Providers bringing you hope and assistance to rebuild the ruins of the last couple of years. They will rebuild the ancient ruins; they will restore formerly deserted places; they will renew ruined cities, places deserted in generations past. Isaiah 61:4 Much has been lost and destroyed in the last couple of years of 2020-2022. As Christian Yoga Association, CYA, desired to host our first gathering of 2022, many words began to surface in the board member's [...]

Christian Yoga Association Summit Rebuild2022-04-29T17:28:24+00:00

Reflect & Respond

2021-12-01T14:47:05+00:00

“Now all of us, with our faces unveiled, reflect the glory of the Lord as if we are mirrors; and so, we (respond) being transformed, metamorphosed, into His same image from one radiance of glory to another, just as the Spirit of the Lord accomplishes it.” 2 Cor. 3:18 THE VOICE Is my face veiled or unveiled?  My response upon reflection; why would we have veiled faces? What does one’s face reflect? This verse is referencing the Old Testament account of Moses coming down from God’s glory on the mountain and the people could not handle the brightness of God’s glory [...]

Reflect & Respond2021-12-01T14:47:05+00:00

Hurry Up To Slow Down

2021-12-01T14:25:26+00:00

So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger." Luke 2:16 (NIV) "Hurry up! We're going to be late to the choir concert!" "Come on guys. Help me tidy up before our guests arrive." "Is it 6 a.m. already? I gotta get to that door buster sale as soon as it opens so I don't miss out on the deals!" With the holiday season upon us, the music at the mall announces that folks are dreaming of a white Christmas. That may be true. But in reality, many women are dreaming of something else [...]

Hurry Up To Slow Down2021-12-01T14:25:26+00:00

A Place Where God Spoke

2021-11-01T13:52:22+00:00

  Abram passed through the land to the place of Shechem, as far as the terebinth tree of Moreh. And the Canaanites were then in the land. (Genesis 12:6) The very place where Abram stopped, Shechem, we find the terebinth tree of Moreh. The word for Moreh in Hebrew means “to throw, to shoot, to teach” and came to mean “a place where God spoke.” This is where God spoke to Abram—in fact appeared to him. Now it shall be, when the Lord your God has brought you into the land which you go to possess, that you shall put the [...]

A Place Where God Spoke2021-11-01T13:52:22+00:00

Chakras and Christianity

2021-10-13T15:58:01+00:00

Several years ago I became quite curious about the subtle body.  "Is this Jesus approved?  What does the bible say about this? Am I offering a spiritually safe practice to students?"  There is so much out there and even more differentiating opinions within the Christian faith.  I needed to carefully study for myself.  Let’s explore the science and scripture of our somatic energy.   Chak·ra /ˈCHäkrə/ Noun noun: chakra; plural noun: chakras (in Indian thought) each of the centers of spiritual power in the human body, usually considered to be seven in number We all accept the energy of the body that [...]

Chakras and Christianity2021-10-13T15:58:01+00:00

RECLAIMING YOGA AS A CHRISTIAN HEALING TOOL

2021-09-16T16:01:38+00:00

For real change to take place, the body needs to learn that the danger has passed and to live in the reality of the present. ~Bessel van der Kolk, MD (pioneer in the field of traumatology) in The Body Keeps the Score I have already written about my journey listening to the voice of God as I’ve explored yoga as a creative Christian practice. I also want to share another reason behind my exploration of yoga as I’ve sought the Lord’s will and wisdom in this somewhat tricky and controversial issue as a follower of Jesus Christ. I am deeply passionate about helping [...]

RECLAIMING YOGA AS A CHRISTIAN HEALING TOOL2021-09-16T16:01:38+00:00

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