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The particular challenge we have in this era of human evolution is the incredible fast pace and 24/7/365 constancy with which new information and energy becomes available to us, and the incredible speed it is transmitted and...

It’s 8:55 a.m. and the subway from Brooklyn into Manhattan is paused on the bridge. I’m late for yoga class, a not so unfamiliar feeling, but this morning I don’t want to be late.

I’m attending class with a teacher I’ve “known” for years,...

In 2006, Rodney and I had the privilege of taking a few classes with B.K.S. Iyengar. When it came time for headstand, I informed the yoga master that I didn’t do...

Thich Nhat Hanh says, "Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity." 

Studies have shown that breathing techniques can also boost your health by helping to ...

We live in a culture of stress and overwhelm. Most people are juggling work, friends, family, health, travel, and that's if all is well. 

Here's a pretty typical scene:

“It’s just after 10 a.m. on a Tuesday and I am racing down...

You probably don’t talk up your own awesomeness on a regular basis—if ever. Most of us, especially women, have been taught to see anything more than “quiet” confidence as boasting. In many cases the brighter we shine, the more negative reactions...

Breath is life. The very first and last thing we do in life is take a breath. More and more medical and scientific articles and research reports are suggesting that the origin of most illnesses, both physical and psychological, is a lack of...

Each full breath we take has a beneficial impact. If we take that full breath consciously, with awareness, the benefits are exponentially increased. We can develop a practice of breathing this way. We can even cultivate skill in the way we allow...

In ancient and pre-industrial societies, breath and breathing have played a very important role in cosmology, mythology, and philosophy, as well as an important tool in ritual and spiritual practice. Various breathing...

Can breathwork and mindful awareness help you cultivate well-being and lead to a harmonious state of mind? Dan Siegel, codirector of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at...

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