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Unraveling Yoga Madness

April 17, 2015 by  
Filed under Church Teaching, Dan Burke, DI Radio, Meditation, Melissa Elson, Yoga

Unraveling Yoga Madness

Dan and Melissa discuss concerns and questions that surfaced in response to last week's episode on Yoga madness where we explored several approaches and beliefs about Yoga along with recommended resources.archangel michael for post on yoga madness

Topics/Questions Covered in the Show:

  • Clarification of listener concerns with Demon Possessed through Yoga? episode.
  • Is yoga a “gateway spirituality”?
  • Are there good, healthy Catholic alternatives to yoga?
  • Is there a “good peace” and a “bad peace”? Isn't all peace good?
  • Response to the accusation of “yogaphobia” and much more…


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  • SoulCore – http://www.soulcoreproject.com/
  • Romans 14 – http://www.usccb.org/bible/Romans/14
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Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of SpiritualDirection.com, the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, Divine Intimacy Radio and Divine Intimacy Radio - Resources Edition, Into the Deep Parish Programs, the Apostoli Viae (Apostles of the Way) Community, the High Calling Seminary Preparation Program, and the FireLight Student Leadership Formation Program, author of the award-winning book, Navigating the Interior Life - Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep, Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux, and his newest book The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila. In 2018, he launched the annual Avila Summit held at Hanceville, Alabama. Beyond his "contagious" love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband, father of four, and grandfather of one, the President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News, Inc., a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer, speaker and pilgrimage director who provides online spiritual formation and travels to share his conversion story and the great riches that the Church provides us through authentic Catholic spirituality. Dan has been featured on EWTN's Journey Home program and numerous radio programs.

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