Yoga & Wellness

Ancient Tools For Modern Wellbeing

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Welcome to Kiva Yoga Institute.

Our goal for this site is to motivate you to create your own path for health and wellness. Here, we give you the tools you need to dive deeper into ancient wisdom and apply them to your modern day life.

Develop your own Yoga and Meditation practice, build a healthy diet with Plant-Based Nutrition and Ayurvedic Remedies, balance your energies with Traditional Japanese Reiki and create a lifestyle that is filled with peace, purpose, health and happiness.

Browse through the Wisdom Library To Get Started.

Wisdom Library

What Is Yoga? Part 1 – The Eight Limbs

What Is Yoga? Part 1 — Eight Limbs A Multi-Aspect Lifestyle Towards Balance And Stillness What does yoga mean? Patanjali, the sage who wrote the Yoga Sutras, starts his first line with: “Yogas chitta vritti ni […]

Why Do We Keep Retreats Small?

“A community is made up of intimate relationships among diversified types of individuals–a kinship group, a local group, a neighborhood, a village, a large family.” –Carroll Quigley, an American historian […]

Should I Go On A Retreat?

The answers you seek reside within. Retreats offer a change in environment and perspective, sometimes, that is all you need to start living at your fullest potential.

What is Zazen?

Photo of Taïkan Jyoji, the Falaise Verte Center’s founder. He has been the representative of Myoshin-ji affiliated Rinzai Zen for Europe since his official recognition by Yamada Mumon Rôshi in 1976. […]

Ayurveda —Recommended Foods For Vata Dosha

Ayurveda — Foods That Balance Vata Dosha **If you already know about the doshas, you can skip this part… In Ayurvedic medicine, everyone has a specific dosha that determines the kinds of […]

Ayurveda — Recommended Foods For Kapha Dosha

Ayurveda — Recommended Foods For Kapha Dosha In Ayurvedic medicine, everyone has a specific dosha that will determine the foods, activities and lifestyle that is best suited for their combination. These doshas […]

Easy & Vegan: 6-Ingredient Whole Wheat Pancakes

Easy & Vegan: 6-Ingredient Whole Wheat Pancakes This morning I woke up craving pancakes, so I made some. I was in the mood for something comforting and delicious but I […]

What is Reiki?

What Is Reiki? In order to explain what Reiki is, I’d like to share the origins of reiki. Reiki began in Japan with Mikao Usui who was a man determined [...]

¿Qué es la Meditación Gassho?

¿Qué es la Meditación Gassho? Gassho es una meditación y uno de los trés pilares de reiki, una práctica japonesa para sanar a través de la energía. Esta meditación ayuda [...]

Colorful Veggie Protein Bowl

Colorful Veggie Protein Bowl Benefits: Broccoli contains a phytochemical that alkalizes the body. Ingredients: 2 Carrots, julienned 1 handful of Purple Cabbage 1 head of Broccoli, steamed 1/2 cup of Quinoa, [...]

How To Be Vulnerable And Save Your Relationship

Hi. I’m Krystal and I’m married to a man I’ve waited a long time to find, Israel. Everyone can see the love we have for each other and we can […]

What Is A Beginner Practitioner in Yoga?

This means you have never taken a yoga/meditation class or maybe you’ve taken a few. Nothing to worry about. You will be guided through each pose, sequence, and breathing exercises […]

Spiritual Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda & Camino Rojo Retreats

Our retreats provide peaceful environments for spiritual understanding and transformation supported by nature, ancient techniques & wisdom.

Should I Go On A Retreat?

The answers you seek reside within. Retreats offer a change in environment and perspective, sometimes, that is all you need to start living at your fullest potential.

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