September 2018 – Amplification Category

Functional functional training, bodyweight gurus
Holistic Functional Training vs. Traditional Isolated Training Methods “Understanding and being in harmony with yourself opens the gate to higher levels of self-awareness and contentment.” Ricky Warren brings this mentality to life with his gym Bodyweight Gurus. Ricky’s coaching style is based on form, precision, and alignment. He uses knowledge of human biomechanics to ensure maximum performance and adapts his programs to include physiotherapy and rehabilitation techniques. About Bodyweight Gurus Parvati Magazine: What inspired you to start Bodyweight Gurus? What does the name mean? Ricky Warren: In Sanskrit, the wordRead More
Mamma Mia! movie review, Amanda Seyfried movies
Movie Review by Amy Kellestine If you are a fan of ABBA or of the first “Mamma Mia”, you’ll probably enjoy the sequel. Otherwise, you might struggle to reconcile the hype with the reality. It’s got some serious star power and a couple of touching moments that may be enough to make you leave the theatre with a smile on your face or song in your heart—as long as you embrace the fact that it’s far from perfect. “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” picks up a few years afterRead More
malasana pose, garland pose, balancing crouch, YEM, Yoga as Energy Medicine
YEM: Yoga as Energy Medicine, by Parvati Interconnection and humility go naturally together. The more we feel our interconnection, the more humble we become, knowing that we can never exist separate from it all. The more humble we are, the more we can sense our interconnection. Wonderfully, we can cultivate both at the same time through the practice of yoga. Malasana, or Garland Pose, is an example of this. The balancing crouch allows us to practice balance while staying low to the ground, anchored in humility. A mala is aRead More
OSEA Malibu, natural skincare, seaweed skincare, vegan skincare
Interview with Jenefer Palmer, founder of natural skincare company OSEA Malibu Inspired by the sea’s healing properties, OSEA was founded over 20 years ago as a natural skincare line free from toxins and synthetics. We spoke to OSEA founder Jenefer Palmer about the key ingredient of bioavailable seaweed on which OSEA is based, and her brand’s family roots in wellness. Parvati Magazine: OSEA products are created with an organic seaweed base. What do you love about seaweed that prompted you to put it in all of your products? Jenefer Palmer:Read More
Trust Frequency, free-will, awareness, assumptions, attitude, attention, align, action, allow
The First Assumption creates a major paradox by saying “There is only Love.” What about all those things we consider not to be love? The Second Assumption resolves the paradox by clarifying the unconditional nature of the Love that creates and drives all things. Read More
mindfulness-and health-book-dr.-dan-siegel-holistic-medicine
Parvati Magazine interviews Dr. Dan Siegel on his new book, “Aware” In his latest offering “Aware”, psychiatrist Dr. Dan Siegel guides the reader to cultivate conscious awareness and feel more integrated, through a meditative practice using the “Wheel of Awareness” framework he created. “Aware” combines psychology with mindfulness and even quantum physics. Parvati Magazine caught up with him to find out more. Parvati Magazine: Tell us about “Aware”. Dan Siegel: I wrote this book to give readers an opportunity to learn a basic reflective practice using the Wheel of Awareness.Read More
grace, what is grace, grace meditation, grateful, gratitude
We tend to think of painful things as mistakes and the good stuff as luck. Or perhaps we think of what we like as grace, a gift from beyond, and things we don’t like as a curse. However we choose to see the moment and understand our life, at some point we ask, what is grace? Do we have control over it? How can we amplify it? Where does it come from? Many of us are walking around through our days wanting life to be different, wondering why it isRead More
Cottage by the Sea, Debbie Macomber book
Book Review by Amy Kellestine “Cottage by the Sea” is the newest offering from New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Known for writing novels with “compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope,” the author delivers yet again this time around. “Cottage by the Sea” features Annie, a new graduate looking forward to all that life has to offer in Los Angeles. That is, until her family (mother, father, brother, sister-in-law and niece) are suddenly and tragically killed during aRead More