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To begin this simple but relaxing meditation, select a quiet time and place. You can be seated on a cushion or chair. Take a upright yet relaxed posture, as though with the quiet dignity of a king or queen. More
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 our breath to be modulated by our experiences, and the ways that we encourage a full deep breath in every moment—in the presence of all of the vicissitudes of a human life. More
Your immune system is vast and complex. It is designed to detoxify your body as well as protect your body from illness and foreign invaders. More
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 techniques have been used since time immemorial for religious and healing purposes. More
The Body-Mind Connection
The number of soldiers and veterans who suffer with post-traumatic stress are alarmingly high. As it is, the health-care system is not able to help enough of those who need healing now. So what can be done? Yoga can help. Retreats and yoga classes for veterans and their families are springing up nationwide. Programs that train veterans and yoga teachers in sharing yoga with veterans exist in surprising numbers. And for good reason. More
The Song You Came to Sing by Tama Kieves
I listen to creative minds, visionaries, and entrepreneurs all day long in my coaching practice and I am moved by the spirit that moves them. They bounce off walls with ambition, hunger, and frustration. They secretly dream big, because they are big. Still they whisper their most gorgeous desires, swallowing hard, as though they are confessing, say, a small hygiene problem or a third head. “I don’t even know if I’ll ever have what I want,” they say. But I do. I know they are relentlessly drawn to where they belong. More
The Conversations No One Dreams of Having
For most survivors, cancer is a long, painful battle—not just for those who have cancer, but for loved ones too. Cancer survivor and comedian Scott Burton describes the challenges (and surprising moments too) of dealing with cancer while he and his wife were raising three children. More
Tari Prinster
Yoga Service Interview Series: Tari Prinster
Rob: What emotionally motivates you to give back the gift of yoga? More

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