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Y124: Hatha Flow & Meditation To Practice The 5th Limb of Yoga (Pratiyahara)

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As millions mourn and process the grief of generations of injustice, I will do my best to continue to share helpful, healing practices I have learned from yoga and related teachings. Personally I will continue to support black rights and police reform and listen to voices of people who are living through these challenges...

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Y121: Hatha Flow & Meditation for the Heart Chakra

Happy Mother's Day! Today's practice is about embodying the energies of the heart chakra: love, compassion, kindness, generosity, forgiveness - first for ourselves, so that we may more easily find those qualities in relationship to others. 

This class was recorded LIVE just this morning as part of my 3 weekly online classes. These are live on Zoom every week by donation. Sun, Tue and Thu...

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Y115: Hatha Flow & Meditation to Regulate The Central Nervous System

The Quietmind Membership is now open! New weekly live classes, Monthly mini-workshops, 1-1 Feedback and mini trainings in the 10 Core Competencies of Yoga. Learn more at http://www.quietmind.yoga/membership - $9.97/mo or $97/yr

The Membership includes access to all upcoming LIVE Zoom classes. Today's practice was recorded /this morning!/ We had 27 amazing people join from around the world...

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Y113: Meditation For Grounding and Centering (Great For Beginners)

I hope you are well and safe. Today’s episode is a grounding and centering practice to support you in regulating your nervous system during this uncertain time we are all experiencing with the unfortunate spread of Covid-19.

From an Ayurvedic perspective we are experiencing a significant Vata dosha imbalance (change, fear, anxiety) and can balance this out by doing things that increase...

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Y106: Meditation For Being With The Natural Cycles Of Expansion And Contraction

meditation Feb 14, 2020

Today I announce the winner of a spot in the Mindful New Year online course!

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Y100: Vinyasa To Practice Moving Meditation With Ujayi Breath And The Bandhas (locks)

 

A few years ago I went to a Vipassana meditation retreat. There was minimal food. No talking. No yoga. Only Vipassana (“insight meditation”) - 10 hours a day for 10 days.
 
I have always loved seated meditation. It was my first mindfulness practice and it has been the one I come back to the most. It helps me center, gain perspective, clear my mind and refocus. This...
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Y93: Meditative Hatha Practice With Lots of Props

Have you wanted to meditate but have a hard time getting into it? What if you could approach yoga as a moving meditation? I'll explore this approach today in your practice and share some of my own experience, including what I learned at a 10 day Vipassana meditation retreat that gave me a new appreciation for my yoga practice. 

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What is Yoga Nidra?

What is yoga nidra?

Yoga Nidra or “yogic sleep” is a deep relaxation practice similar to a body scan meditation. This is often practiced with a guide or audio recording leading the experience but can be practiced alone. The intention of Yoga Nidra is not to fall asleep, but to remain conscious on the threshold of waking and sleeping. This creates awareness of deep held physical...

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