Yoga and Religion

Yoga is a booming industry. More people are practicing than ever before and the number of yoga methods and philosophies vary widely. For some practitioners, yoga is simply a way to build physical strength and … Read More

Social Separation

“I just want to be alone—in the forest doing nothing.” – Adrian Forsyth I am not the type of person who enjoys a lot of social stimulation. The bar scene and crowds are not for … Read More

The History of Yoga (In Brief)

The scientific benefits of meditation

Widely practiced for its health and relaxation benefits, yoga has been around for thousands of years. Originating in India, Yoga combines physical, mental, and spiritual practices that allow an individual to develop or retain health, … Read More

How Yoga Saved My Life!

How Yoga Saved My Life

VaniDevi recently completed her 300 hour yoga teacher training at Blue Osa, and her story of why she started practicing yoga is truly inspirational. As a young woman in the US Army she suffered Post … Read More

5 Benefits of Blessing Our Meals

How A Retreat To Blue Osa Will Change Your Life

“Bless the Food Before us. The Family Beside us, & The Love between us” Too often we eat and fill our stomach without really engaging in the process. We sometimes tend to get so hungry … Read More

Who Is Your Guru? Who Is Your Teacher?

My Gurus From The Himalayan Masters Blue Osa Blog Costa Rica

These 24 statements have come from the book, “The Himalayan Masters” by Pandit Rajamani Tigunait who is the spiritual leader of the Himalayan Institute in Honesdale Pennsylvania. This excerpt is a conversation between Dattatreya and … Read More