Everything About Yoga & Meditation — how to do yoga
We got together with Lululemon Hamilton to offer a free event for the community. 75 people came together in a guided Group mediation, using bolsters, meditation cushions and chairs. Chris Wilson shares his experience of the event and how we helped him Find His Own Voice through visualization, tapping, movement & more.
The Hindu god, Ganesha (depicted with the head of an elephant) hangs above my doorway. Lord Ganesha is often shown with one of his tusks broken or completely missing. The tradition of this was that Lord Ganesha gave up a piece of himself to acquire spiritual knowledge. He is often called the “remover of obstacles” and because of his wisdom and spiritual understanding, many people pray to him when they are need of wisdom and a release from something in their lives. Every time I pass through my doorway, I am reminded that to obtain wisdom I must let something go first;...
Your focus determines your reality. In times when it seems that everyone is feeling compressed, misunderstood and marginalized, the practice of mindfulness becomes even more crucial to slow the litany of cynicism and stress that are at the very root of so many stress-related issues. Here are three pieces of advice I have found that have helped me in my own journey find a sense of calm when the outer world seems too hectic. 1. Examine Your Feelings Feelings are designed to encourage humans as a species to determine what is positive or negative. Our ancestors developed this skillset over...
It’s back to school. You’ve been hearing about it for the last 2 weeks and whether you have school aged children or not, there’s definitely a shift happening. It’s end of summer and the beginning of fall. As the days shorten, the nights lengthen. As the air cools, the leaves change. As the care-free summer days end, we return to a routine. If you’ve been missing your regular yoga practice during the summer – now is the perfect time to re-commit. Reconnect with your mat. Reconnect with your body. Reconnect with your mind. As you begin a regular yoga practice, you’ll be...