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Hi, there! Welcome to Kiva Yoga Institute.

Learn more about yoga and meditation.
Learn about healing through diet and Ayurvedic remedies.
Learn about pre-hispanic cultures like the Mayans, Huicholes, camino rojo.
Learn about Traditional Japanese Reiki.
Discover the inner yogi, healer, explorer, and shaman in you.

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Wisdom Library

What are Icaros?

Icaros are shamanic songs that are used by healers, or curanderos, in many pre-hispanic ceremonies. They are spiritually led and used for healing, cleansing, and protection. These songs are traditionally passed […]

What Is Ayurveda? Part 1

Ayurveda means “truth of life”. It’s over 5,000 years old and its main purpose is to heal by bringing balance to the body, mind, and spirit. This is accomplished through diet, lifestyle, and rejuvenation…

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. […]

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 […]

Language Is A Tool

You tap into another level of consciousness when you understand that language is a tool and not the only means for connection. Words often get in the way of what […]

How I Returned To Where I Started To Know Myself For The First Time

The Digital Aztec King It’s 3 AM in the morning and I’m still at the office. I’m writing the final code modules for a system we are developing for Latin America’s […]

Ayurveda — Recommended Foods For Pitta Dosha

In Ayurvedic medicine, everyone has a specific dosha that will determine the foods, activities and lifestyle that is best suited for their combination…

¿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 [...]

What’s Wrong With Your Meditation?

Most people jump into meditation without preparing for it.

They sit and try to quiet their inner monolog, avoid thinking, or have their mind control their body. While doing that the following thoughts might come to their mind…

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 […]

Basic Himalayan Meditation Framework

A systematic meditation framework for helping you go from gross to subtle concentration. This post mentions concepts explained in “What’s Wrong With Your Meditation?”. If you haven’t read it, I suggest […]

What Is An Intermediate Practitioner?

This means you are currently consistent or have had a steady yoga/meditation practice for some time. You know what sun salutations are and can practice them on your own. You […]

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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