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Yogi Reads: Mudras

by Olivia Hughes Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands  by Gertrud Hirschi Summary: Mudra is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism. While some mudras involve the entire body, most are performed with the hands and fingers. The ancient practice … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Manipura, The Navel

by Monique Minahan I invite my body into some gentle asana next to a dwindling fire. Only after movement do I find the stillness necessary to enter the city of jewels, manipura chakra; mani meaning jewel and pura meaning city. Now focused, I contemplate … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Start Where You Are

by Olivia Cecchettini  “Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living” by Pema Chodron Summary: Start Where You Are is a handbook for awakening a compassionate heart and choosing love over fear. Beginning the healing process from the inside … Continue reading

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