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Researchers have found that meditation not only reduces your stress levels and calms you, it can also reduce inflammation in your body. Check out this video by WebMD and see what you think! Continue reading
Research shows that endorphins boost happiness (yes – beat the winter blahs!!), reduce stress levels, decrease joint pain, enhance your immune system and reduce appetite. Whether its one of my HeartBeats yoga classes, running, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, Zumba, BellyFit – whatever – get your heart rate up and feel the joy that comes from exercise and endorphin boosts! Continue reading
Watch this fascinating YouTube presentation by Dr. Ward Plunet (UBS research neuroscientist). He presents the results of a study that uses functional MRIs to scan the brains of people who had never meditated before – before and after they practiced mediation techniques for eight weeks. Continue reading
On November 18th, our next Yoga Workshop will be, “Searching for Happiness”. The Dalai Lama believes that happiness is so important, it is the very purpose of our lives. But how do we achieve lasting happiness, and where do we find it? This workshop will explore the concept of happiness – what it is, where to find it and how we can develop our capacity for joy, peace and inner serenity. Integrating themes from the field of positive psychology and ancient techniques from yoga practice, we will share practical approaches that open us up to happiness. Continue reading
Ten tips for managing your stress: From our October 18, 2012 Yoga for Stress Workshop Continue reading
Summer solstice 2011 was a magical evening filled with African drumming, acoustic guitars, yoga and the flickering lights of the little people. Continue reading
Five days in Killbear Provincial Park is like food for the soul. Beautiful, serene and practically empty at this time of the year, it is a special place for kayaking, hiking and taking pictures! Here are a few pics that show a different side to the park. Continue reading