Om Gal Coming Home!

Prepare for a blogging “tour de force” upon arrival in the States. I miss my om pals! Abeintot!Rebecca... (read more)

U.N. International Peace Day

Today marks U.N. International Peace Day, which you may choose to celebrate in several different ways. For yogis, hundreds of Global Mala events will take... (read more)

Breaking News!

I’m teaching a yoga class/demo before a screening of Enlighten Up! on Saturday, 9/20 at the Kendall (details above). See you there!... (read more)

Om Gal Has an Appointment with Dr. Howser

The prognosis is good . . . prolific blogging to continue ASAP. [Photo: Rebecca Pacheco and Neil Patrick Harris at the Opening of CBS Scene... (read more)

Om Gal Makes You Breakfast

Hopefully the holiday weekend treats you all to restful days, rejuvenating activities, inspiring friends and family, and wholesome meals made with love- starting with this... (read more)

Breathe in The Final Days of Summer

The philosophy behind pranayama or “breathwork” is that by controlling one’s breath, one can settle the fluctuations of the mind. For example, to simply focus... (read more)

Reader Query: Chanting

Dear Om Gal, I am interested in learning the Sanskrit chants I often hear my teachers recite in class. Do you know of a resource,... (read more)

Hanging with My Homey, Deepak (Sort of)

Rebecca Pacheco (a.k.a. Om Gal, a.k.a. O.G.), a regular contributor to a new website venture launched by Deepak, Mallika, and Gotham Chopra, is featured on... (read more)

Want To Contact Om Gal?

Have feedback about the site or a question for O.G.? Email (read more)

How to Run the Boston Marathon (In Spirit!)

While you may not be game to run the race, you can still support a runner who’s trucking the 26.2 miles for charity. They have... (read more)

Your Mission Should You Choose To Accept It

Make someone laugh today. Send an unexpected email that recounts a funny story for a friend or relative (like the time your brother put the... (read more)

A Timeless Tale

On the eve of his enlightenment, Siddartha Gautama, the man who would come to be known as the Buddha, sat in meditation beneath the now... (read more)

Delightful Contradiction: The Healthy Burger

While no longer a vegetarian, I haven’t eaten red meat since age 9. To be honest, I don’t really remember what a burger tastes like,... (read more)

Most Of You Who Read This Blog Practice Yoga (Or You’re Probably My Parents).

You’re a cadre of health-conscious people who appreciate informed yogic insight, effective workout tips, easy and nutritious recipe options, and creative lifestyle advice. Some of... (read more)

Did You Hear The One About The Buddhist Vacuum Cleaner?

It has no attachments! Try getting rid of something today. Even small exercises of non-attachment can feel wonderful. Send an outdated or poor-fitting outfit to... (read more)
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