Blogs about Meditation

A question I was asked recently: What do aromatherapy and gong baths and the like have to do with yoga? Actually quite a bit.

If you werer going to take an exam, would you prefer a room with workers using jackhammers outside the window, or one that is quiet? Or, if you were writing an essay would you do your best work at the library, or in a disco with strobe lights flashing and loud music? There are certainly some people who would say they prefer to work with some external chaos, but most people find focus easier in a quiet environment.

How To Solve Some Problems You Have When You Meditate

Meditating is really easy for some people but it is quite difficult for most individuals that try it. When you use free guided meditation, you have to open yourself in a way that is not at all easy. You can be faced with problems like the ones mentioned below. Understanding them is the first step towards overcoming them.Too Many Thoughts Pop Up

The Mental Health Benefits of Meditation

As the scientific evidence of meditation continues to add up, it appears that this ancient practice is like an exercise for the brain, and has been shown to help with the maintenance of mental health, and improve memory processes, sense of self, and empathy. In a way, it is similar to physical exercise, which improves cardiovascular health, resilience, muscle strength, and blood pressure. There have been many studies published on the benefits of meditation on mental health. Let’s look at a few of the results that these studies found.

A Visual Guide to some of the Objects you will find in a Yoga Studio

Yoga studios tend to have a certain look. Part of this has to do with the practical needs of doing yoga. For example, a carpeted floor tends to hold more dust, and is less desireable for a practice where your face is regularly close to the floor. Part has to do with the rather long and highly fluid history of the practice of yoga.

My journey in to Yoga

I consider myself pretty open minded I'll try anything at least once. But Yoga isn't it for girls? Sitting around in your lycra hot pants chanting like gibbons. That's what I used to think until my eyes were opened.I work with many healthcare professionals and I've been introduced to many wonderous alternative and complimentary therapies such as homeopathy.But yoga I knew very little about ashamingly. So a bit of a back story and I may go off on a tangent here but I need to do so to explain my story and experience fully so bare with me.

A Meditation for Thanksgiving

The Context 

Destination Meditation: Quick & Easy Tips to Start Meditation Today!

Could you use some relaxation in your life? How about increasing your creativity? What about decreasing your stress and increasing your focus? Then you'll really want to explore and experience meditation for yourself. 

Try Ouroboros Meditation For Better Tai Chi and Qigong Posture

 What's Your Taichibility™?

Shavasana and Meditation

To explain the use of shavasana in yoga I often use a particular set of images in my classes. 

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