Culver City, California
In our Yoga practice, the act of focusing is an exact science! Together, our conscious, rhythmic breath patterns, combined with a drishti, opens a gateway to a higher state of calm-alertness.
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Dhanpal-Donna Quesada teaches eastern spiritual philosophy at Santa Monica College and Kundalini Yoga at the renowned Yoga West, in Los Angeles. She is an author, healer and meditation guide. Her book, Buddha in the Classroom; Zen Wisdom to Inspire Teachers, was released by Skyhorse Publications, in 2011. Now a classic, it is scheduled for re-release in 2015, under its new title, The Inspired Teacher; Zen Advice for the Happy Teacher. Her audio CDs of guided meditations and positive affirmations feature a variety of meditation styles and reflect the way she begins all of her classes, whether teaching Yoga or eastern philosophy. Quesada has also received formal training in the Zen Buddhist tradition. She lives with her family and her beloved terrier, Marcel, in Culver City, California.
Articles and Videos
- Donna Quesada: Art Reviewviews: 335
by Donna Quesada: My dear friend Larry Payne mentioned that he had just purchased three watercolor paintings, so I arranged a visit to this exciting new artist’s atelier…Based in Culver City, CA, Donna Quesada finds inspiration in nature. Towering over [...]
- Our True Self (And A Koan)views: 765
by Donna Quesada: Spiritual guides often say that the end of suffering is found when the true self is realized… What is the true self, anyway, and how does it make life “better?” Before explaining further, consider this random list of everyday [...]
- Free Will & Faith (Say Yes)views: 661
by Dhanpal-Donna Quesada: We, the descendants of the Age of Reason, have been nurtured to raise a suspicious eyebrow at suggestions like have faith, or, trust the universe, or worse, let go & let God, because it insults our conviction [...]
- YOGA; Nadis, Chakras, Prana & Kundalini (Why Raise the Kundalini?)views: 828
by Donna Quesada: YOGA; Nadis, Chakras, Prana & Kundalini (Why Raise the Kundalini?) Source: AWAKEN
- Reincarnation And The Now Momentviews: 1675
by Donna Quesada: Presence and Reincarnation; A Contradiction in Terms? We talked in class, about the importance of presence, and the role of meditation in bringing us back to the only moment that has ever, and that will ever, exist—Now. And [...]