Category Archives: Meditation

Why meditate?

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

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Eight weeks of meditation can change your life!

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

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Searching for Happiness – Notes from our workshop

As promised, here are the notes from our last yoga workshop, “Searching for Happiness” (and as we know now – it is really an inside job!!). If you have any questions, please comment on this post and I will get back to you as soon as I can! In the meantime, I hope you enjoy your inner journey to peace, joy and wellbeing. Continue reading

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Yoga for Stress: Ten Tips for Managing Your Stress

Ten tips for managing your stress: From our October 18, 2012 Yoga for Stress Workshop Continue reading

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When The Journey Is The Destination

Just trying to get to India for a yoga retreat is full of lessons that teach flexibility, patience and detachment. And that’s before a yoga pose is ever done… Continue reading

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Too Type “A” for Tai Chi

Greetings fellow Type A’s. Welcome to the world of frenzy, frenetic activity and futile energy. Take me to your leader, preferably a Type B or C – someone who is calm, serene, enlightened and relaxed. In other words, someone who … Continue reading

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The Way of the Sword

Haidong Gumdo is the Korean martial art of sword fighting. For me, Gumdo is more than an outlet for exercise and fitness. It is a discipline, an essential part of my life and an art form. I love its beauty, elegance … Continue reading

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