How To Find Balance Through Meditation

By Silvia Mordini Each day, I ask myself “How do I maintain balance in order to live my best day ever?” As much as I try to stay balanced, I have learned that I can easily lose it if I stop paying attention to it. Chanting, or using rhythmic speaking or singing of words and […]

How To Surrender: Accepting Life As It Is, And Being Happy With It

by Silvia Mordini There is this spiritual alchemy where we move beyond wanting life to be different and begin to feel the surrender that allows what is being offered. We practice ishvara pranidhana as we trust the universal intelligence that hugs us from all directions to know what it’s doing. And once we find this […]

Life is Full of Setbacks – How to Remove the Roadblocks to Your Happiness

by Silvia Mordini Dukha, the bad stuff, happens to everyone. We must stop feeding our stress phobia thinking we are trying to eradicate the bad stuff (fear, distrust, suffering, armoring, rigidity, contraction, defensiveness, aggressiveness, resentment.) The real obstacle to spiritual practice is thinking that to be happy we must be stress-free. Obstacles are not the […]

Morning Mantra: There Is No Need For Struggle

by Silvia Mordini “Through practice, I’ve come to see that the deepest source of my misery is not wanting things to be the way they are. Not wanting myself to be the way I am. Not wanting the world to be the way it is. Not wanting others to be the way they are. Whenever […]

The Four Keys to Happiness

In the Yoga Sutra’s Chapter 1.33, Pantanjali gives us a four-part process to help us clear our hearts of negative energies as a means for quieting our minds. These are known as the Four Keys to Happiness. So what are we unlocking, that’s in the way of our joy? The Four Locks are the four […]

The Language of Enthusiasm

Remember it is not how or when we accomplish something that matters most; it is the sense of enthusiasm during the process that demonstrates our quality of life. Enthusiasm promotes union because it is a shared language. As Paolo Coelho writes in The Alchemist, “There was a language in the world that everyone understood. It […]

Do You Choose Happiness or Truth?

By: Silvia Mordini, featured on DoYouYoga.com In yogic terms Truth, known as Satya, can be defined on three levels: (1) that we speak the truth about what we think, (2) what we feel and (3) what we do. When we feel out of alignment, it is usually where there is a conflict between what we think and […]

Teach Peace

“Each moment is a chance for us to make peace with the world, to make peace possible for the world, to make happiness possible for the world.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Teachings on Love Teach Peace is the ultimate vision of Alchemy of Yoga. We wholeheartedly dedicate our offerings to contribute to a kinder + more […]

What is Dharma?

Living Your Dharma is the Heart of the Alchemy of Yoga Dharma is the first word in the Bhagavad-Gita. “The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling.” ― Fabienne Fredrickson What is Dharma? Sreyan svadharmo vigunah paradharmat svanusthitat; Svadharme nidhanam sreyah paradharmo bhayavahah — (Chapter 3. Verse 35) The Sanskrit […]

Experience Alchemy of Yoga Through Elemental Medicine

Summer Yoga School Savings up to $400 OFF! What are you? What am I? Intersecting cycles of Water, Earth, Air, and Fire. That’s what I am, that’s what you are. ‪Alchemy of Yoga‬ 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training with Silvia Mordini, Life Inspired Happiness Coach WATER — blood, lymph, mucus, sweat, tears, inner oceans tugged by the […]