In our present-day civil rights movement, we have all started to view ourselves, and the world around us, differently. The Black Lives Matter protests of 2020 began to shift paradigms, on many micro and macro levels, where the way we view ourselves and each other began to change.
Recently, we sat down with Biet Simkin, world renowned meditation leader and OYH January Spotlight Community Member, and talked about the stigma surrounding mental health, and how to work through mental blocks. Biet has effortlessly created groundbreaking meditation experiences led to a revolutionary trend, and a more relatable approach to the meditation practice.
With the temperature dropping, you may already be feeling nostalgic for the sun, sand, and surf. While most people think of Montauk as a summer destination, you might be surprised to learn that there is plenty of fun to be had at the end of Long Island’s South Fork in the colder months, as well.
As a yoga teacher, student, and athlete, I have loved learning about and sharing the benefits of yoga and meditation on the human body. One day I was thinking about the 12 distinct, and incredibly complex systems in the human body that make things work. Their functions reflect their names: cardiovascular, digestive, endocrine, immune, integumentary, lymphatic, muscular, nervous, reproductive, respiratory, skeletal, and urinary. These systems help deliver nutrients, collect and