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What is Buddhist Yoga?
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What is Buddhist Yoga?

“It is just within this 'fathom long' body endowed with perception and cognition that there is the world, the origin of the world, the cessation of the world, and the way leading to the cessation of the world.” Rohitassasutta, SN 2.26 A…
Lying Down - Subversive Savasana
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Lying Down on the Ground

This guided relaxation is all about grounding. Voice and bansuri (Indian bamboo flute) - Tatjana Mesar, a founder of Zen Yoga by Dynamic Mindfulness If you have lower back issues, place some cushions under the knees. Blankets are also nice…
thoughts in meditation

How to Approach Thoughts in Meditation?

Sometimes people think that the goal of meditation is to stop thinking. Even if that happens sometimes, that is not the point of meditation. The point of mindfulness meditation is to cultivate a friendly, non-aggressive attitude toward whatever…
Walk Slowly

Walk Slowly, by Danna Faulds

 It only takes a reminder to breathe, a moment to be still, and just like that, something in me settles, softens, makes space for imperfection. The harsh voice of judgment drops to a whisper and I remember again that life isn’t a relay…
being mindful
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The Quest for Mindfulness: The Art of Being Mindful Seaweed

I forgot to wear my contacts to class. What does that mean? It means that I can either rock my giant Woody Allen-esque glasses and enjoy them slipping off my face every time I’m in downward facing dog or I accept that its blind yoga for today.…
CALIFORNIA DREAMING
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The Quest for Mindfulness Berlin – CALIFORNIA DREAMING

I’m staring at my laptop and there’s nothing. I can’t write a single word. I could put it down to writers block but that’s just not true. The whole week I have been songwriting, writing a short story for my writers group, hell I’m…
mindfulness meditation
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The Quest for Mindfulness: CLICK, CLICK, CLICK

I sometimes forget when I head to yoga practice on Thursdays after work that I am not just rushing to do my asanas but to understand my mind a bit more.  I sometimes struggle with breath-focused seated  meditation,  so it was a welcome…