Entries by Bari

Knowledge Obesity

A few months back I was in a pretty positive state of mind despite being in quarantine. But I think like most of us, we are pretty much over being alone. There were a few benefits- working from home, no commute time, more time for working out, more “me” time in general. But a few […]


I’m excited to announce that Yoga for Recovery Foundation  (YFR) and Lyndsay Paige, Ayurveda Health Counselor, are partnering together to offer several free scholarships to join the 10 week Group Coaching Program, Self-Care & Ayurveda.  This course is for you if… ✔️ You work a demanding job and have trouble making time for yourself ✔️ You’re floating through life and crave […]

Up Up and Away

by Bari Kriependorf Let’s face it-the world is upside down. All generations are processing the changes in different ways but there is one commonality. Gen X, Z, millennials and boomers have never experienced this type of calamity and many are beginning to lose it.  It’s interesting to watch it all from afar, how people are […]

Take Back Your Mind

By Alexander Japit At first glance, it’s very easy to write off mindfulness practices; such as meditation, of having real tangible value. After all, the only thing that it really involves when you look at it from the outside is sitting. In the modern world, where everyone is so busy and involved in several different […]

Resiliency and Early Learning

US News just published an article – Why Kids – and Schools – Need Yoga.  There’s continued science-backed evidence that yoga is beneficial to everyone.  Yoga for Recovery, Foundation has a goal to reach adults recovering from addiction, systematic oppression, acute-stress, and trauma but what if we started with the kids being ahead of the […]

Yoga is an Inside Job supporting the art of Caregiving

“Caregiving is done with a lot of love and affection, but there’s a lot of loss involved,” said Carey Wexler Sherman, a gerontologist at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research interviewed for the article https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/04/health/caregiving-alzheimers-isolation.html. This statement is true if you care for someone who is aging, care for someone in active or […]

Creating Joy

by Bari Kriependorf A few weeks ago I took part in satsang at a small metaphysical shop in Charlotte. About 8 people came, and most of them like me were new to this group. The subject for the day was joy which I thought was interesting as I never gave the subject of joy much […]

Working With Joy

The Harvard Business Review published an article: Proof That Postive Work Cultures are More Productive? by Emma Seppälä and Kim Cameron in 2015 stating that ‘The American Psychological Association estimates that more than $500 billion is siphoned off from the U.S. economy because of workplace stress, and 550 million workdays are lost each year due to stress […]