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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Complete Well-Being: Holistic Understanding and Practice of Yoga
Larry Payne, Ph.D.

How can the practices of yoga help us to have radiant health? Arising from the inherently therapeutic practices of the ancient system of yoga, Yoga Therapy is now a field for active research and treatment. The blossoming field of Yoga Therapy uses yoga’s tools to help clients maintain wellness, prevent chronic disease, and improve the course of numerous illnesses. Larry Payne, Ph.D., co-author of Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine, joins regular guest host Dr. Laurel Trujillo for a discussion of Yoga Therapy’s vast potential. Tune in and find out more about how yoga can help to heal body, mind, and spirit.

Larry Payne, Ph.D. is an internationally respected yoga teacher and back specialist. He co-authored Yoga Therapy Rx, Yoga for Dummies and The Business of Teaching Yoga. Larry is founding president of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and the founding director of the new Yoga therapy certification program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.


  • 9/01/16 - Live the Eternal Way and Awaken to Your Full Potential (regular guest host, Dr. Laurel Trujillo with guest Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian).
  • 9/08/15 - Is Optimal Health Possible for You? (regular guest host, Dr. Laurel Trujillo with guest Trupti Gokani, MD).

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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