Topic: Yoga

Zoom Yoga

Maintaining community in quarantine These times of quarantine are challenging us all, one way or another. My yoga studio, Mindful Yoga Collective, has been closed

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Lost in thought?

Instead, mind your thoughts. Over the past decades of mentoring people in mindfulness practice, the most common quandary I hear from novice meditators is this:

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Human hibernation

Yogic help for deeper sleep Right now, much of the world is sleeping. Creatures such as bears, marmots, bats and bees hibernate. Reptiles fall into

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The sleep puzzle

It’s not so simple Do you have trouble falling asleep? Or staying asleep? If so, you’re not alone. According to data from the Center for

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The “if only” trap

Finding contentment in your life as it is In 1996, I attended a 30-day silent Insight meditation retreats. As with many retreat centers, the cabin

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Hearing meditation

Doorway to the present There are lots of things to love about spring and summer—the long hours of daylight, the invitation to shed layers of

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Students of silence

University of Utah students learn from composer Phillip Bimstein about the power of “radical quiet” On a chilly February afternoon, a crew of workmen yelled

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Peak experiences

Nice, but sometimes an impediment People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not

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