Timothy Keim is a 20 year yoga practitioner, teacher and yoga therapist. Tim regards yoga as a universal toolbox because it is a complete system that enables us to gain optimum health, wellness and enlightenment.
Tim has healed himself of injuries, Crohn’s Disease and depression with yoga asana, pranayama and meditation.
Tim says, “I have proven the value of yoga in my own body and mind. These same results are available to all who are willing to apply themselves to the ancient principles of the practice. Yoga is also an endless adventure which will lead you to the core of yourself which is the experience of pure bliss.”
The Triumphant Elder Manifesto!
Greetings, Check out my new health and wellness column at Outreach NC magazine. It's all about healthy aging and getting the most out of life as we age. One of the best practices for living independently your entire life is Hatha Yoga, an ancient system self care that...read more
I know it's been awhile since I've posted. My apologies. Like every writer, I sometimes question the value of writing. I'd love to hear from you and hear your feedback about what subjects you'd like to see me tackle. Anyway, Mantra! As I may have mentioned before,...read more
The 40 Day Practice: Shifts in Consciousness
The first thing I did when I completed my forty day practice earlier this month was to commit myself to another 40 day practice. Why? Because I want to build a habitual devotion to a practice that transforms human consciousness. This is not hyperbole. It is as sure as...read more
The Early Yield of the 40 Day Practice
One of the many things I notice when I am inconsistent with my meditation is that it takes me about twenty minutes to slog through the distractions and unconscious inattention to get to the clear, calm state of concentration. If this happens to you, simply persevere...read more
Self Possession,Soul Retrieval and Concentrating the Life Force with the Habit of Practice
With all the demands and busy-ness of life it is easy for us to get scattered in so many different directions. Our focus and concentration can get dissipated to such an extent that we begin to feel a loss of inner balance. When we get off balance we may feel a loss of...read more
Playing Your Intelligent Edge
What is playing your intelligent edge in asana practice? First, we must define "edge." The intelligent edge in any given asana is a place of simultaneous challenge and ease. It embodies the yogic concept of sukha, or ease, and sthira, fufilling, steady, conscious...read more
Adductors and Abductors
Once in while, but not often enough, I take notes when I do my morning asana practice. This morning I came up with a few things that I think would be helpful for all of us to keep in mind as we practice. Mountain Pose is where I begin. But in addition to the standard...read more
The Intimate Breath
The breath is not only how we receive the vitality of life, but it is our most intimate connection with Universal Prana, or creative force. Our first and last breaths define the boundaries of our physical lives. Yet, most of us ignore the breath and remain largely...read more
The Concept of Incurable Disease is Dead
Note: Before I begin, let me say that modern medicine can often be miraculous in its power to heal. Sometimes there is no substitute for a good surgeon, a life-saving antibiotic or the strong medicines that can prolong the quality and quantity of our lives. However,...read more