Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly known as Decoration Day and commemorates all men and women who have died in military service for the United States. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day and it is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season, even though summer is not until June 21st, 2018, it is the beginning of beach and bbq season and seen as the kickstart of the summer season.

Memorial Day has become less of an occasion of remembrance. Many people choose to hold picnics, sports events, bbq, and family gatherings on this weekend. For the fashion conscious, it is seen as acceptable to wear white clothing, particularly shoes from Memorial Day until Labor Day. However, fewer and fewer people follow this rule and many wear white clothing throughout the year.

As our nation celebrates Memorial Day on this beautiful weekend, we could take the opportunity as well to reflect on the sacrifice of the members of our armed forces who gave their lives so we can enjoy freedom and prosperity in the greatest human experience ever known.

 

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We could also take time to reflect on what we can do for those currently serving, the veterans who have returned home, and the future soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines of our republic.

love, k

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Rainbow Energy Healing

Align your energy to feel grounded and balanced.

Kundalini Yoga class this Memorial Day weekend is a journey through the Chakras, and includes meditation, breathwork, and chanting/mantra, all while Rainbow Energy is flowing!

Rainbow Energy is a Universal Healing Energy that clears and supports the Chakras (Energy Centres), and the entire Energy Body – Meridians, Auric Field, Soul Connection Grid, and Higher Chakras.

It’s not limited to one set frequency, and includes a vast spectrum of healing vibrations, each with it’s own healing property and an associated color.

The Energy is intuitive, so each person in the class experiences different shades of colored healing light, based on the unique needs of their body, mind and soul.

When we combine Chakra-based Kundalini Yoga, with Rainbow Energy Healing, it’s a powerful self-healing experience that clears and recharges our entire energy body!

love, k💓

Meditation For The Positive Mind

Our minds are incredibly powerful tools – even more so than we may realize. Just by thinking something, we can make it more likely to occur. That is a powerful, but dangerous ability. If your thoughts are positive and uplifting, you will increase the likelihood of seeing those dreams through to fruition. If they are negative, however, you can have just the opposite effect. Obviously it is our best interests to keep our minds thinking positively throughout the day, and this meditation will help you do just that.

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love, k ♡

Ganesh: Cosmic Oracle Card Reading

It’s important at this time to move beyond the limitations of ‘it’s not meant to be’ and focus on ‘if this is for my highest good then the universe will move me there safely’. Ganesh not only brings a clear light to your external situation but also helping you clear up any inner conflicts. When obstacles arise, know that they are just reminders that you care about your path and that you have the ability to change your current situation. Ganesh is here to help and give thanks to him for clearing the way. To increase your connection to #ganesh, you could chant in Sanskrit: ‘Om, Gam, Ganapataye, Namaha!

love, k<3

NATIONAL STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM DAY

National Strawberries and Cream Day is today!! May 21st.

 

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Fresh strawberries and homemade whipped cream is a must when strawberries are in season. They are the divine, perfect, refreshing, light snack on a beautiful warm day!

Strawberries are a very healthy snack as they are low-fat, low in calories and an excellent source of vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and potassium.

Enjoy this Strawberries and Cream Recipe

#StrawberriesAndCreamDay

love, k ❤

 

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Latin Stylish Music: Raymix-“Oye Mujer” Billboard Latin Artist on the Rise

King of Electro Cumbia he is…a Mexican singer/producer and this week’s Billboard Latin Artist on the Rise and in a couple of his music videos he represents NEW YORK with his New York Yankees hat and in another video the Empire State Building shining bright at night. RAYMIX is on the rise by DJ, producer, composer, singer, and arranger Edmundo Gómez Moreno. He has burst onto the scene in September with the smash single “Oye Mujer,” that wove together classic cumbia and various elements of Latin pop, reggaeton, and various Mexican, Puerto Rican, urban, and even Arabic styles -he subtitled the single “Latin Stylish Music.

 

Its music video, showing only Moreno singing, dancing, and playing all the instruments, ran up over 73 million views, and the single reached the Top 20 of the Hot Latin Songs charts, earning Moreno the title “King of Electro Cumbia.” The electrocumbia has been reborn, this time through Raymix, a young Mexican singer/producer and this week’s Billboard Latin Artist on the Rise.

 

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Raymix (born Edmundo Gómez Moreno) released his smash hit “Oye Mujer,” which has surpassed 197 million views on YouTube, but all this happened after the Mexican singer earned his college degree. Raymix is an aerospace engineer and his last job was at NASA, where he discovered the idea of mixing Latin basses with electronics as an auditory experiment. He joined forces with two other Mexican trance producers called Light and Wave One of their songs, Feeling the City, was played on the Armin Van Buuren show State of Trance episodes 608 and 609 and Armin played it in his live sets at that time.

 

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Thanks Raymix, from San Jose el mideo estado de Mexico for the AMAZING MÚSICA!  #Electrocumbia

love, k ❤

 

 

TONIGHT: New Moon In Taurus

Taurus energy is all about finding security and stability, especially when it comes to our health, family, and money.

Taurus New Moon tonight on May 15 is all about change. Change is how we grow, change is how we evolve, and the more we can accept the changes that come, the easier we can navigate through our lives.

It is important to remember also that no change happens on its own. All changes are part of a much bigger collective that goes beyond just you. Every change in direction creates a domino effect that can be felt across the entire Universe, and this effects us all, whether we realize it or not.

While seeking security from external things is sometimes necessary, true security and safety comes from within, and it also comes through accepting that nothing is ever guaranteed to anyone.

In life, the only guarantee is change, and learning how to accept the changes that come your way is what this New Moon beginning is all about.

Everything in life has its own start and finish line. Along with this energy of change, the Taurus New Moon greets us with a new beginning, and a new way of looking at things.

love k ❤

Shakti Fest 2018 Yoga and Sacred Music Festival

Joshua Tree, CA –May 10, 2018 – Shakti Fest returns for its eighth season, this year on Mother’s Day weekend – May 10 – 14 at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center, in Joshua Tree, CA. Organized by Bhakti Fest, a leader in conscious festival events, Shakti Fest is a unique springtime celebration of the divine feminine spirit, described in Eastern philosophy as the ‘dynamic force which moves the universe’. The sacred yoga and music festival features world-famous yoga teachers, Kirtan music stars, wisdom workshops, sound baths, and a healing sanctuary.

 

 

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It’s divine timing that this yoga and sacred music festival is able to honor the spirit of the universal feminine to align with Mother’s Day. Shakti Fest 2018 music lineup inspires attendees to sing, dance and open their hearts. This year’s music line up inspires attendees to dance, sing, open their hearts, and includes the best Kirtan (a.k.a. mantra chanting) artists on the conscious music scene; Jai Uttal, Donna De Lory, Larissa Stowe, Govind Das & Radha, MC Yogi, Girish, Jaya Lakshmi, Prajna Vieira & the Mukti Kirtan Ensemble, Gina Sala, Vaiyasaki Das, David Newman, Fannah Fi Allah, and many more!

The entire Kirtan line-up is available at shaktifest.bhaktifest.com/kirtan/

It truly is a beautiful time to practice yoga indoors and out. With three yoga halls offering an abundance of classes over a three day period, there really is something for everyone! 2018 Shakti Fest teachers include; Shiva Rea, Mark Whitwell, Mas Vidal, Kia Miller, Georgina Meister, Cheryl Slader, Leeza Villagomez, Carmen Curtis, Hemalayaa Behl, Oleg Flow, Jennica Mills, Allison Prince and Katie Allen, Lisa Gniady, and Kristin Olson. Everyone can find their inner Shakti through energy inspiring sessions in a wide variety of yoga styles.

View the full yoga lineup at shaktifest.bhaktifest.com/yoga/

Shakti Fest Workshops cover a plethora of conscious and wellness topics including Ayurveda, breathwork, spiritual nutrition, tantric energy, Vedic astrology, Sanskrit, conscious relationships, women’s sexuality, bhakti art, and hoop dance, with internationally known speakers such as Michael Brian Baker, Mirabai Devi, Renee Baribeau, Dawn Cartwright, Zoë Kors, Jeffrey Armstrong and Dharma Devi.

For workshop details see shaktifest.bhaktifest.com/workshops/

Shakti Fest Sound Healing Experience is a must. Yogis can immerse themselves in the powerful healing energy of sound baths with practitioners of this popular sonic meditation including Eric Sedorovitz, Gabriel Logan Braun, Lynda Arnold, Shane Thunder, David West & Enrique Pedrosa, Michelle Berc, and more.

For more information on the sound healing offerings visit shaktifest.bhaktifest.com/sounddome/

There is no place like the high desert to embrace and immerse yourself in a powerful conscious experience. The historic Joshua Tree Retreat Center is the oldest and largest retreat center in the Western U.S., located on a sacred vortex site with a walking labyrinth. This setting allows for serene inner reflection and uplifting spiritual renewal. Accommodation options include cottages, retreat center spaces, camping, and RV parking, all on site. There are also great hotels within a few miles of the retreat center. Shakti Fest Eco Artisan Village offers vegetarian and vegan food vendors, yoga clothing accessories, and gear, jewelry, art and unique collectibles. The organizers have set the event on running a green event, offering free water and mindful recycling practices.

For travel information visit shaktifest.bhaktifest.com/travel-info/Shakti Fest is a vehicle for the evolution of human consciousness through heart-centered revolution dedicated to the divine feminine that dwells within all of us.

Shakti Fest is a vehicle for the evolution of human consciousness through a heart-centered revolution dedicated to the divine feminine that dwells within all of us.

See you there!

love, k

 

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