Art of Living at Work Archive

  • Helping entrepreneurs find balance

    Busy ‘treps at Global Entrepreneurship Week learn how yoga can help them be more productive Entrepreneurs will get more than they bargained for this week at the Festival of Entrepreneurship, with early morning yoga classes. The ‘Yoga for Entrepreneurs’ takes place every morning for the duration of the...
  • Alternate Nostril Breathing Technique (Nadi Shodhan Pranayama)

    A beautiful breathing technique that helps keep the mind calm, happy and peaceful. A few minutes of Nadi Shodhan pranayama in a day is best to de-stress the mind and release accumulated tension and fatigue. The breathing technique is named Nadi Shodhan, as it helps clear out blocked energy channels...
  • 9 Yoga Tips to Overcome Anxiety disorder

    Relief from anxiety and stress is now only a away! Stress, fear, anxiety – if we start counting all those instances in life when we experienced these emotions, we may just lose count! Anxiety about the result of a Board exam or the reaction of our parents to the report card; nervousness about...
  • 7 Simple Yoga Poses to Wave off Neck Pain

    Gone are the days when ‘small is good’ was the motto. Today we want everything to be better than the rest. Better house, better salary, better grades; even a better world. The strive for perfection is driving us all crazy. You may say, ‘It is all about evolution’! But the pace...
  • Yoga – The Natural Immunity Booster

    As the seasons change, the chances of falling sick rise sharply. It’s difficult for our body to keep the pathogens at bay when the immunity levels are down and people around us are sneezing and coughing. Though we cannot shun from being in contact with those who are ill, we can certainly work our...
  • The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya

    At the center of our bodies resides a long, sinewy nerve that extends all the way from our medullas down through our chests to beyond our stomachs. This nerve, known as the Vagus Nerve, happens to be at a most fascinating intersection, not only between our two physical nervous systems (our central and...
  • Yogathon in Johannesburg South

    Lenaisa Art of Living Chapter hosts 'Yogathon' “Each of us have an inner sun deep within us….the practice of yoga and meditation cultivates a journey to your inner self” After Cyclothon and Marathon; Yogathon is the current buzz word for the new age fitness and fun experts....
  • Mind and Meditation

    In your day-to-day life, you come across all kinds of situations that can be challenging and demanding a degree of alertness to be able to make good choices. These situations give rise to different states of mind and neither life nor the states of mind occur with our permission. In fact, they often...
  • Sri Sri Yoga for the City of Johannesburg

    Art of Living and Sri Sri Yoga teachers had a wonderful opportunity to share their wisdom and skills with over 150 people in Soweto, as part of the City of Johannesburg's, Young Mothers ECD program (Early childhood Development). The City of Johannesburg ECD department is running an educative process...
  • Waves of Breaths in Mitchell's Plain

    Dr Parusha Pillay, an Art of Living teacher in Cape Town, shares her experience of teaching. "We have been running Breath Water Sound Workshops at the Mitchell’s Plain Community Health Center in Cape Town since December 2011. To date 236 patients and community members have directly benefited...
  • School feeding scheme motivated Albert

    In his matric year, Albert Dove always had a smile on his face, and hope for his future. For this he thanks his school’s feeding scheme, which motivated him to attend extra maths and science classes every weekend last year. His dedication has paid off handsomely . . .  Read More Read More...
  • Albert Dove - Youth Village, Feeding Scheme beneficiary

    Forté High School Feeding Scheme Forte High School in Dobsonville, Soweto, Joahnnesburg, South Africa has partnered with the Youth Village project run by the International Association for Human Values in South Africa. The Youth Village project adopted and manages the schools Feeding Scheme. Albert...
  • Youth Village

    Making a difference for our youth & community In August 2005, The Art of Living Foundation and it's sister organization  International Association for Human Values (IAHV) established a partnership with Forte High School in Dobsonville, Soweto, Johannesburg. The partnership started with...
  • Anti Drug Forum and the Art of Living

    THE “UPLIFTMENT PROGRAM” REDIRECTS THE MIND Sam Pillay, Chairperson of the Anti Drug Forum (ADF) in Durban, South Africa shares his insight regarding addiction, “The ADF firmly believes that it is essential to deal with the psychological aspects of addiction since this makes up to...
  • I Found Love and Forgiveness

    South Africa’s very first Prison SMART Part 2 Course “My heart was scared with pain, loneliness, anger and unworthiness. I made a decision to go for the prison smart program. That was the best thing I have done in my life. I then decided to go for the advanced smart program. That’s...
  • Biggest Yoga Class in the African Continent

        Over 700 people, gathered in ominous weather, to experience the biggest yoga class in Africa held in Cape Town on November 20, 2010. The aim was to allow people to experience the unity achieved through yoga.The event was at the Art of Living Festival in Maynardville...