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    How to Do a Goat Milk Parasite Cleanse

    Set up a consultation with Dr. Japa to see if a goat milk cleanse is right for you.   Why do a goat milk cleanse? Your intestines are an amazing ecosystem of microbes, bacteria, and occasionally… you guessed it… worms. While most of the critters living in the microbiome that makes up your gut are absolutely crucial to your overall health, sometimes some extra creepy crawlies get in there that aren’t so friendly to your system. We call these little guys parasites. There are lots of ways to come by them, but some really common ones are through interacting with pets or other animals, and traveling to foreign places where…

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    Hoʻoponopono

    Hoʻoponopono; How our bodies can heal when we practice forgiveness Sometimes a communication happens that is so painful that it can extend into the body and last for a period of time. I see so many people with injuries that are not just musculoskeletal in nature but stem from the shared human experience and what we go through. If someone speaks to you in a harsh or angry way or is judgemental or blaming, your body can absorb the shock of the words and make it into “dis”comfort which can become “Dis” ease. I’ve had many times where a relationship went awry or a painful episode happens with another and…

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    Prayers for Peace: If it happens, I hope it happens on a Wednesday afternoon

    I remember it like it was a dream. Digging in the dirt looking desperately for roots too cook and eat. Taking my favorite books and burning them to keep myself and family warm through a harsh war wrought wintertime. Performing inadequate wound care on the injured. These dream state memories aren’t mine alone, they are owned by all of us. A collective memory of War that we all hold in our subconscious. War. That painful dark ripping agony that many of us in developed countries have avoided since the mushroom cloud exploded in Japan years ago. When the Japanese sacrificed thousands of lives in such an unbelievable way, that a tentative…

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    Winter Recipes

    Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Slice a butternut squash in half lengthwise and roast on a baking sheet for 1 hour at 350 degrees. When finished, scoop out the seeds and throw away and scoop out the flesh of the squash and put into a blender. Put in a few splashes of milk (your choices; cow, soy, almond) and a tablespoon of peanut butter, a sprinkle of paprika or red chile flakes and salt and pepper. Blend until smooth. Reheat if necessary and garnish with a green (chopped cilantro, parlsley, etc.) Squash is one of the best, naturally sweet ways to strengthen the kidneys, adrenals and pancreas.   Easy Crispy winter…

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    Healing Veggie Recipes for Spring

    Spring cooking is the best time to awaken a more subtle palate, one that allows for lots of rich and vibrant vegetables bursting with healing agents.  Perhaps you want to shed a few pounds or feel lighter and ready to exercise in the beautiful weather.  Here are a few recipes to awaken the spirit of Spring inside your body. Combine different flavors and textures of vegetables to make unique dishes. SCRUMPTIOUS VEGAN VEGGIE PIE This is a veggie casserole that has several layers. Feel free to experiment and make up your own. Roasted red bell peppers make a simple bottom layer with sautéed greens, or mushrooms in between.  The top…

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    In Gratitude for Vegetables

    At Thanksgiving, the turkey is the centerpiece of the meal but what brings color and life are the bounty of freshly prepared vegetables. The New Mexico fall harvest gave us many squash, pumpkin and our famous chile for the Thanksgiving meal. How can we bring lots of veggies to the table that are colorful, full of flavor and add to the traditional side dishes of mashed potatoes and peas?   PUMPKIN CHILE SOUP Pumpkin soup is a beautiful and healthful accompaniment to your Thanksgiving supper. Pumpkins are considered one of the best ways to build the health of the adrenals and kidneys. Their slightly sweet flavor and texture are beneficial…

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    Fall into Health

    I have noticed that every fall people will call my office asking for help with anxiety and sleep disorders. There is something about the changing weather and climate that makes a pre existing disorder worse or pushes these symptoms to the surface. Stress in the person’s life is the same as it was during summer but the pressure of the changing weather amplifies their symptoms.  Perhaps this is due to the cold weather coming on pushing the blood and energy of the body inwards for the winter. It is a subtle kind of hibernation; people often feel more internal and reflective in winter, need more sleep and can be less…

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    Long Ek Ong Kar Meditation

    Originally published as Anatomy of Sound: Yogi Chicago http://yogachicago.com/2015/12/anatomy-of-sound/  by Japa Khalsa | January 17, 2016 In my first yoga class, in Chicago, circa 1995, my best friend and I had to hide our nervous laughter as the instructor chanted “Om” at the beginning of class. Just dipping my feet in and completely inexperienced with yoga and the sounds of Eastern music, I was giggling at the “weirdness” of it all. Skip forward a few years to my first Kundalini yoga class, where my teacher, Shiva Singh Khalsa, had us chanting mantras accompanied by his guitar, and I was permanently hooked by the incredible feelings of health and joy that…

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    Solstice Follow up

    Dear friends & students, Many blessings to you in your post-Solstice journey! We are now 28 days post-White Tantric Yoga – what are you doing to stay connected to the Tantric energy? I have just started a 40 day practice of Subagh Kriya, which is fun and brings prosperity in unexpected ways. Please join me (instructions attached), or let me know what your practice is like these days! I just got back from an amazing week teaching Kundalini Yoga in Ikoma, Japan. There is an amazing community there, and I would like to share my experience with you…..The Japanese culture is so spiritually in tune – its people really understand…

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    My new book

    With Great Gratitude, I am finally able to share with you my labor of love, in collaboration with Nirmal Lumpkin, LMT and KRI, the new book Enlightened Bodies: Exploring Physical & Subtle Human Anatomy. This exploration into the scientific and yogic realms of human anatomy reveals the underlying mechanisms and magic of our human body.  With a truly holistic view, we are able to understand both the Physical and Subtle systems, combining multiple systems of thought: Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, Yoga and Science. We hope that it brings you as much peace and joy as it has brought us.  Enjoy a brief passage from the second chapter, below! Sincerely, Dr. Japa Khalsa, DOM Enlightened Bodies: Exploring Physical & Subtle Human Anatomy