Learning to Play Gong

Although I have been a musician most of my life and studied music in college, when I realized that I wanted to learn the gong in my early 30’s I experienced a sort of primal fear. The gong is unlike many instruments we encounter in the west. It has no […]

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The Spiritual Flu is Here

Over at the Pranascope®, a great article on the pranic flu–aka spiritual flu–is up. If you have been feeling symptoms of sore through, pain the ears, and fatigue, this may be related to the energetic shifts going on in the Universe with Mercury going retrograde and a new moon with […]

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OM Bodywork

If you have saved “Hamid Jabbar PLC” on your MindBody APP you may have noticed that it disappeared. Actually, it was replaced with OM Bodywork, which is the name of my Yoga, Thai Massage, Sound Healing, and Training practice. The sacred sound of ॐ (Pronounced “OM”) is the sound of creation […]

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Sound Healing

I never thought that I would actually be playing music for a living, but life has a way of surprising you. As a lifelong musician, playing music was my ticket to college as it provided a hefty scholarship. But after earning my Bachelor of Music, I never thought I would […]

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Thai Massage by Hamid

I’m so excited to be back in Arizona after an incredible month furthering my Thai Massage studies in Chiang Mai, Thailand. While there I obtained certifications from the Old Medicine Hospital Shivagakomarpaj recognized by the Thai Ministry of Public Health. I also had the fortune to study with Ajahn Pichest […]

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Spring YTT

Registration is now open for our next 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Urban Yoga, which runs February 20th-May 7th. Discovery yourself, expand your journey, and dive deep into the practice of yoga. Key topics of study include Fundamental & key elements of asana & anatomy, with a strong emphasis on […]

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Retreat to Haramara

Registration is now open for the retreat of a lifetime with me and Tara Martell to the Haramara Retreat Center. Haramara is consistently ranked amongst the top 5 retreat centers in the world.  Contact me for more information or to register.

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Studying the Self

Many people come to yoga seeking relief of some type–for example relief from physical blockages or disease, emotional turmoil, or the relentless churning of the mind. In the U.S. yoga is marketed a cure-all for whatever ails. The inflexible gain flexibility, the weak gain strength, the timid gain confidence, the addicted […]

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Commitment

There is a story about a farmer who is in dire need of water on his land, both for his survival and the survival of his crops. He lives far away from any flowing streams but he believes fully that he can dig a well to reach the vibrant underground […]

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