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Meditation 101 – The How

I wrote last week about WHY I do my best to maintain a personal meditation practice and offered all sorts of reasons why you should too! Today I'd like to get into the HOW.  Of course, just like your asana practice and just like our daily lives, there are a million ways to approach and practice this ancient art.  But these are some of the things I do to enhance my meditation situation. 

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Meditation 101 – The Why

I teach meditation and breath work in all of my classes, and I know that just the word itself can seem daunting to students. The assumption being that you'll have to sit for hours and think of NOTHING. This idea is not only inaccessible but it's almost impossible. (If there is NOTHING happening in your mind, I think you might be dead.)

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To Celebrate

Holy Moly! I'm 30! Through death, and heartbreak, letting go of past dreams and creating new ones, unbelievable traumas and loss, and hard-won healing - physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally - this winding path has led me here. In a strange but not accidental way, I've come full circle. And it is time to CELEBRATE!

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Finding Balance in the Autumn Equinox

I always love the equinoxes and solstices. I love what they represent in our earth and how that always seems to parallel to our own lives. And mostly I love any reason to reflect. To take stock of how far we've come and what we still need to do to press forward.