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Module 2: Nov 16-25th, 2017  Location: Kalani, on the big island, Hawaii Pricing: Triple $1701 USD + taxes,  Double $1791...

Join me for a week of early morning sadhana/practice. Let’s start the day with mantra, pranayam and asana. Feb 20-24th,...

Have you come across a passage and are filled with gratitude that someone was able to articulate how you feel?...

Snake medicine people are very rare. Their initiation involves experiencing and living through multiple snake bites, which allows them to...

Join me for a week of early morning sadhana/practice. Let’s start the day with mantra, pranayam and asana. Nov 21-25th,...

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Join Clara and Carolyn for a rejuvenating weekend yoga retreat to Bodega Ridge on Galiano Island. Leave the city behind...

Here’s a blog post I wrote about the concept of “elevation” for Mala Collective. Enjoy! What comes to mind when...

We are beyond stoked to be teaming up with Girlvana Yoga to offer a young woman in their community a...

I’ve posted some guided meditations on Soundcloud for your enjoyment. Third Eye Meditation Yoga Nidra Fire Meditation Rain Meditation Earth...

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Join me for a week of early morning sadhana/practice. Let’s start with day with mantra, pranayam, asana and meditation. The...

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“We make too much effort; we want too much a state about which we can make a whole fantasy world....

It Is A Holy Woman And A Temple  -Hafiz It is a holy man, a good poem, and a holy...

Join me for a week of early morning sadhana/practice. Let’s start with day with mantra, pranayam and asana. Time: 6:30-8:30am...

Join Clara and Carolyn for a rejuvenating weekend yoga retreat to Bodega Ridge on Galiano Island. Leave the city behind...

One of my favorite topics of discussion, enlightenment. I find the term used frivolously within the spiritual community but rarely...

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  Join Clara and Carolyn for a rejuvenating weekend yoga retreat to Bodega Ridge on Galiano Island. Leave the city...

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The Mystic Meaning of the Number 108 Throughout history, the number 108 has held a multi-dimensional meaning.  In geometric terms...

Sometimes Carolyn and I like to make funny things, this one is a video. Check it out...

We loved it so much, we’re going back…. Join Carolyn Anne Budgell and Clara Roberts-Oss in Sayulita, Mexico for a...

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Depending upon the lineage you follow or study, the practice is either to move away from or towards your strong...

Galiano Retreat with Carolyn & Clara, March 11-13, 2016 Bodega Ridge, Galiano Island, BC Join Clara and Carolyn for a...

Take Care of Your Mind First. The greatest gift meditation has ever taught me is that a much larger percentage...

“Having equal vision means you don’t see anybody as low or high. To you both thief and police officer are...

There has been a big debate as to whether or not someone on the spiritual path can also be a...

I’ve never been drawn to Lakshmi as I am to Durga and Kali. Lakshmi is more widely known as the...

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One of my goals, moving back to Vancouver, is to help build community. Here is one of the first offerings:...

Looking to go deeper into the practice with a committed group of yogis? We meet three times a week, Monday,...

Movement, Mantra & Meditation: A Weekend Intensive with Clara Roberts-Oss & Carolyn Anne Budgell Take the weekend off. Get on...

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Join Carolyn Anne Budgell and Clara Roberts-Oss in Sayulita, Mexico this fall for a sun drenched, ocean filled yoga retreat....

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February Intensive in Vancouver, BC Looking to go deeper into the practice? We meet three times a week, Monday, Wednesday...

Happy Autumn Equinox! This is my favorite time of year because we move from being very externally focused to the...

I’m rereading one of my favorite books of all time, Tantric Quest. In it, the author goes on a spiritual...

Kali Endings and Beginnings “I sing praises to those whose hearts accept the universal order, which only appears to be...

We have 6 spots left! If you’re thinking about joining us, drop me a line: clara@lilavinyasa.com        ...

I came across this and wanted to share it with you… Yantra Meditation As you look at the yantra, allow...

The One Who Is at Play Everywhere says, There is a space in the heart Where everything meets. Come here...

A great article I came across thanks to the lovely Julia McCabe….. Breadcrumbs in Dark Times: any minute now, everything...

Peace Mantra AUM saha navavatu, saha nau bhunaktu Saha veeryam karvaavahai Tejasvi naa vadhita mastu maa vid vishaa va hai...

Playlist:  Blues   1.Wayfaring Stranger-Jamie Woon 2. Go With Love-Rah Feat. Taylor McFerrin 3. No Shoes-John Lee Hooker 4. Take...

I wrote this little diddy for a great Canadian site. You can find it here. Choosing the right yoga class...

This is one of my favorite chants of ALL time: Om tryambakam yajamahe  sugandhim pusti vardhanam Urvarukamiva bandhanan mrtyor mukshiya...

This is an article posted on Practise Wellness: Modern Yogis – Clara Roberts-Oss By Krys Hansen I may be a...

During my vinyasa trainings, people have asked me for advice. I thought I would share it with you too 🙂...

My dear friend, Carolyn Anne Budgell, is opening up a non for profit space in the heart of gastown and...

Guru, Beacon of light, That which brings light into the darkness.   There are so many ways light is shed...

Ayurveda, the sister science to Yoga, is such a vast subject. Where to begin?? There are a lot of great...

The alchemists said the magic formula for enlightenment was ‘Vista Inferiora Terrae Rectificando Invenies Occultum Lapidem’, or ‘Seek out the...

Friday   1. Good Disease feat. Stephen Jones-Ailm 2. Final Home-DJ Krush 3. The Boogie Man Song-Mos Def 4. Got...

Dios muertos, a national holiday in Mexico (Nov 1-4th) when people reflect on those who came before. A beautiful time...

The power of the witness is so important in the practice/sadhana. True change comes from awareness. Here’s a great take...

I feel that we are all creative creatures. Some of us explore that aspect of ourselves more than others. Here’s...

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From the article ‘Teachings’ by CLAUDE MARECHAL. I thought this was an eloquent way to describe Bhavana. “Bhavana is a...

The autumn equinox, this year September 22nd, is my favorite time. We begin to move out of high energy output...

I love coming across beautiful and simple ways to describe…well…just about anything. I found this in Donna Farhi’s awesome book...

Some simple and oh-so true words…. I hope they inspire you to breathe Clara   “Breathing affects your respiratory, cardiovascular,...

Words of Wisdom from good ole Trungpa ‘Meditation is not a matter of trying to achieve ecstasy, spiritual bliss or...

Yuppers 1. Let Your Heart Be Known (Remix)-Steve Gold 2. Ganapati-Susheela Raman 3. By Your Side (Neptunes Remix)-Sade 4. Sometimes-Raphael...

Mentoring Program This program is for teachers who are looking to fine tune their teaching skills. I found when I...

Module 2, Baja, Mexico: November 8-17th, 2014 Art of Mantra and Meditation Sacred Scripture Pranayama The Subtle Body Ayurveda  ...

      Before I go   Before I go, I just wanted to say how happy I am that...

Bhastrika One of my favorite pranayams to help wake up the senses, focus the mind and anyone can do it....

House 1. There’s something about Us-Daft Punk 2. Manvantara-Bliss 3. The Messenger-New Funky Generation 4. This Is the Time-Dubtribe Sound...

What can I let go of? What will make my load lighter? What am I clinging to? May I set...

May you step out of your cave/spiritual basement and enjoy the coming light. May we remember all the internal work...

Istanbul 1. Out here, In there-Bugge Wesseltoft & Sidsel Endressen 2. Limit to Your Love-James Blake 3. Stars-The XX 4....

Om gam ganapataye namaha! Lord Ganesh is the master of wisdom and knowledge. He is the remover of obstacles, and...

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know...

 Aim 1. Spiegal im Spiegal-Avo Part 2. Grandma’s Hands-Bill Withers 3. Linctus-Aim 4. The Girl Who Fell Through the Ice...

Alexi Roux Song for You-Alexi Murdoch Towards the Sun-Alexi Murdoch Fake Empire-The National Dance Dance Dance-Lykke Li Say Amen-Skye Last Exit-Junior...

Yoga 123 Makes Me Wanna Die-Tricky     Om Shantih Shantih Shantih (Mangala Mantra)    Tarana -Ustad Sultan Khan   Chez Roger Boite Funk-Troublemakers    ...

The importance of stepping out This fall I’m subletting my place and living outta my suitcase. I’m leading a teacher...

Ultra Chill 1. Second Sense-Second Sense 2. Angels-Thievery Corp Remix-Wax Poetic 3. Make Things Right-Lemon Jelly 4. Revolution Solution-Thievery Corp...

Shiva 1. Prana (Sahana Vavatu)-Craig Kohland 2. Transform-TJ Remi 3. Sangit Dub-PFL 4. Anthem-Gus Gus 5. The Dub and the...

One of my favorite mantras EVER. Chanting with my class or in my own practice, I feel the benefits instantly……....

Reggae   1. Rebel Rouser-Bedouin Soundclash 2. Me-Erykah Badu 3. Ernie-Fat Freddie’s Drop 4. It’s Great When We’re Together-Finley Quaye...

The Spirit of Ma’at Interviews Dr. Masaru Emoto by Reiko Myamoto Dewey REIKO: We have read your book The Message...

This is an article I wrote for the Lululemon Blog… Music is the soundtrack of our lives. What we listen...

Intellect and love are made of different materials. Intellect ties people in knots and risks nothing, but love dissolves all...