Run towards your true self: Embracing authenticity while chasing your goals

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What is Yoga?

What is Yoga? The word “Yoga” comes from the sanskirt word, “yuj”, which means to blend or bind. Thus why, Yoga is the art of blending movement with the breath and mind through various yoga postures (called asanas), breathing techniques (called pranayama), and meditation (dhyaan). Who is Yoga good for? Yoga is good for ANYONE. That’s right, anyone. You don’t have to be able to twist yourself into a ball […]

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25 Must Read Quotes on Mindfulness

“The real meditation is how you live your life.” John Kabat-Zinn, B. 1944 American Professor and Founder of Mindful Based Stressed Reduction ” In meditation it is possible to dive deeper into the mind to a place where there is no disturbance and there is absolute solitude. It is at this point of profound stillness that the sound of the mind can be heard.” A.E. I Falconar, B. 1926, Indian-born […]

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Running: A Moving Meditation

When you hear “meditate”, what do you think of? Monks sitting around in a room chanting “OM”? Yogis sitting twisted up like pretzels? Several months ago I went to a group meditation at a local center. I assumed someone would be leading a guided meditation. Boy, was I wrong. I sat down and the meditation leader said, “Alright 40 minute meditation starts now” and rang a bell. We sat in complete silence […]

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Running: What’s a Chakra got to do with it?- Intro

This is the first of a series of posts called “Running: What’s a Chakra got to do with it?”. I hope you enjoy these as much as I enjoyed writing them. It’s truly my passion- blending my Reiki, meditation, and running all together. You run & feel really good, but why? I didn’t understand for years what was really going on until I learned about the energetic body through my […]

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