Tag Archives: mind-body connection

Meditation: I Meet Myself With Kindness

guest post by Irene Jones How does your meditation practice look and feel? We’re highlighting stories of meditation in everyday life to help de-mystify this life-changing practice and share simple meditation techniques with those just getting started. Share your experience … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Considered Yoga?

fiction by Laura McCorry Carl sat on the crinkly paper of an examining table waiting for his doctor. He kicked his feet and glanced around for a magazine. As a grown man, he felt ridiculous when his feet didn’t touch … Continue reading

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Beyond The Mat: Missy DiDonato

How do yoga teachers feel about their practice? What inspires them to keep teaching and keep practicing yoga? Get to know your Yoga One teachers outside the studio and off the mat. This month’s interview is with Missy DiDonato. 1. … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy Meets Yoga, an Interview with Nicole Mullins

Nicole Mullins PT/E-RYT is a physical therapist and yoga teacher with over 20 years experience working in orthopedics and seven years in therapeutic yoga. Currently, Nicole is the clinical director at Embody Physical Therapy and Yoga. She will be leading an Intermediate Anatomy … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Vishuddi, The Throat

by Monique Minahan The birds are chirping even though it’s still dark. This kind of silence – the kind that isn’t devoid of noise but rather full of presence – is the backdrop for my practice today. Physically located at … Continue reading

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Instructor Spotlight: Kathi Diamant

From the first time you meet Kathi Diamant (or see her on KPBS TV) her sparkling eyes alert you to her intelligence and vibrant energy. That energy further manifests in an apparent and tangible eternal youthfulness. As Franz Kafka stated, … Continue reading

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Instructor Spotlight: Dina Weldin

MC Hammer may have said it best, and perhaps could have been referring to Dina Weldin when he rapped, “too legit to quit.” Dina is legit. She is a warm, caring, positive and authentic individual. She is beautiful inside and … Continue reading

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Yes to You: A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

by Monique Minahan I don’t teach you yoga. You are yoga. You are that sweet exhale, that expansive inhale that pause in between. You are that unified breath, that connected mind and body, the observer and the observed. What I … Continue reading

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Eight Limbs of Yoga for a Whole Being

by Sarah Clark I’ve come to think of my eight-limbed yoga practice a lot like the image of the bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara from the Buddhist tradition. This figure, said to embody compassion, is often depicted with many, sometimes innumerable arms. Each … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Anatomy of the Spirit

by Olivia Cecchettini “The Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing” by Carolyn Myss Summary: Caroline Myss is an acclaimed medical intuitive and motivational speaker. In this book she presents her findings on fifteen years of research … Continue reading

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