The Yoga Hour: Living the Eternal Way offers inspiration, insights, and time-tested practices from the ancient system of Kriya Yoga—a philosophy and practice for spiritually conscious, fulfilled living today. This hour of dialogue with internationally renowned spiritual teachers offers keen insight into universal principles for enlightened living while touching the most practical aspects of our lives such as work, relationships, health, and diet. Even while emphasizing the practical, it speaks to our deepest yearnings to fully awaken to Self- and God-realization in this lifetime.

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Getting in the Driver's Seat: Manage Your Mood with Yoga 
Amy Weintraub

How can yoga help us manage our mood?  What is the natural path to emotional wellbeing?  The timeless mind-body teachings of yoga provide many practices that have been shown to improve our mood and emotions.  Join Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga for Depression: A Compassionate Guide to Relieve Suffering through Yoga and regular guest host Dr. Laurel Trujillo as they discuss how yoga puts us in the driver’s seat and shows us how to heal ourselves. Listen in and learn tools that support us in living a life that is free from the suffering of anxiety and depression. 

Amy Weintraub has been a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health for over twenty years.  Amy is the founder of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute, and the author of two books: Yoga for Depression: A Compassionate Guide to Relieve Suffering Through Yoga and Yoga Skills for Therapists: Effective Practices for Mood Management.  She offers the LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training for Mood Management to health and yoga professionals and offers workshops for every day practitioners. She is a senior Kripalu teacher and an award-winning fiction writer. She currently lives in Tucson, Arizona. 


  • 8/17/17 - Freedom from Fear: Using Yoga Meditation to Heal Trauma (regular guest host, Dr. Laurel Trujillo with guest Richard Miller, PhD).
  • 8/24/17 - Awaken to the Fire of Love Within (regular guest host, Dr. Laurel Trujillo with guest Anne Hillman).

The Yoga Hour Team

Laurel Trujillo, our producer and regular guest host, is a medical doctor who formerly worked at a multi-specialty medical group with a focus in Quality Improvement.

Nita Kenyon, our assistant producer, is a meditation teacher and serves on the Board of Directors at Awakening Spiritual Community in Los Osos, CA. She is an Adult Education Coordinator and Website Coordinator.
Ann Hayes, our assistant producer, is an associate minister at CSE, a registered nurse and teaches meditation and hatha yoga. She serves on the board of Carry the Vision, a community nonviolence education organization.

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Awakening through Kriya Yoga: In the Presence of Paramahansa Yogananda     
Roy Eugene Davis 

What was it like to study with the great yoga master, Paramahansa Yogananda? Roy Eugene Davis, one of Paramahansa Yogananda’s last living direct disciples, joins Yogacharya O’Brian from the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment for an inspiring conversation about his years with his guru. Learn what Yogananda emphasized as essential for spiritual awakening, how he advised his disciples, and some of the ways he inspired others to live in the highest way. Discover why the Kriya Yoga taught by Yoganandaji is a path of Self- and God-realization especially relevant to truth seekers today. 

Roy Eugene Davis, the founder and director of Center for Spiritual Awareness, was ordained by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1951. After 2 years in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, he began his mission as an independent teacher. Since then, he has taught in more than 100 cities around the world and has publishes several books. He is also the publisher of Truth Journal magazine and writes monthly lessons for CSA members around the world.