Tag Archives: Meditation

Being Meditation

Being meditation is meant to imply that ‘trying’ to meditate is a paradoxical experience. We can put ourselves in the conscious state of meditation but it isn’t until we learn to ‘let go’ into the meditative energy that expanded consciousness … More

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Pranayam: A Breath to Rejuvenate, Meditate and Live

We continually hear about how the study of yoga can influence health. It is not just words but proven fact that any form of yoga, correctly practiced, will improve health and well being. WThe question may be “why is this … More

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The Art of Letting Go

While the spiritual path is often where we seek refuge from the uncertainties of our daily lives, it remains a deeper invitation into knowing the peace, effortless freedom, and loving grace of our true divine nature. For those who are … More

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Simple “How-To” and “Who’s Who” Introduction to Sanskrit Mantra

So you’ve discovered chanting and are enjoying it. Perhaps you’ve even practiced a mantra or two. But do you really know whom you’re chanting to? Do you know your Gayatri from your Ganesha, or do Krishna and Vishnu still sound … More

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Shaktipat Meditation

Shakti is spiritual energy or spirit, and Shaktipat Meditation connects directly to the source of life within: Self Awareness. Students will be guided energetically into samadhi and experience higher states of consciousness. Learn to: 1) Awaken the kundalini and experience … More

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Virtual Drumming and Sound Meditation

”Drumming with All of You in a Virtual Drum Circle” Drumming increases Alpha brainwaves, those brainwaves that are associated with feelings of well-being and euphoria. The result is a relaxed nervous system. Drumming is ideal for managing stress and accelerating … More

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Being Meditation

Being meditation is meant to imply that ‘trying’ to meditate is a paradoxical experience. We can put ourselves in the conscious state of meditation but it isn’t until we learn to ‘let go’ into the meditative energy that expanded consciousness … More

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How to Relax Your Mind & Body Into Tranquility

In this session, participants will learn how to take control of their stress and induce a state of tranquility, peacefulness and relaxation. Did you know that the average adult repairs about 300 billion cells every single day? The food you … More

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The Healing Path of Yoga

Explore how your actions, thoughts and images of who you are and how you feel about yourself can lead to health or disease. Experience how the body, mind, and breath interconnect and influence each other. Many contemporary debilitating diseases are … More

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Lovingkindness – A Meditation For Our Times

Lovingkindness Meditation is the practice of giving blessings — to one’s self, others, and all beings. It is a practice found in many spiritual traditions, and is an “anywhere, anytime” technique that is perfect for our chaotic times. One of … More

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Creating Balance after Trauma or Injury

We all know that a lingering illness or an injury is taxing to the body, mind and spirit. But what about when the doctor says you are healed and you still feel this disconnection? Recovering from an illness or injury … More

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The Chakras: Your Inner Pathway to Freedom

The chakras, our seven astral energy centers, hold the keys to physical and emotional health. They also clearly describe the stages we all follow along our path to spiritual enlightenment and inner freedom. In this workshop, we will become more … More

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Buddhist Meditation in Every Day Life

In Buddhist meditation, we include our thoughts, emotions, and sensations. We try to use these practices to begin to make friends with ourselves and our world. There is no sense rejecting our experience; we work with it. We don’t make … More

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Practical Meditation for Stress Reduction and Relaxation

This workshop is for anyone who wants to learn a method to relax. It is not only ideal for those who have never meditated and want to learn, but also for experienced meditators who would like a fresh perspective on … More

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Peaceful Mind, Loving Heart

No matter what motivates us into change, it seems as if most of us are pursuing our goals and navigating our personal or spiritual journey through the perception of the mind. Whether it is trying to manifest more abundance, awaken … More

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The Heart of Enlightenment

The word enlightenment has fostered many ideas throughout the centuries, including commonly believed misconceptions that turn our inherent purpose of being into an endless spiritual obstacle course. Even as one awakens, it is easy for experiences of awakening to be … More

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How to Relax, Concentrate, and Interiorize In Meditation

Meditation is one of the most natural and rewarding of all human activities. The great master of yoga, Paramhansa Yogananda, defined meditation as “deep concentration on God or one of His aspects”. Practiced on a daily basis, it produces astonishing … More

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Transforming Hurt and Anger Through Self-Compassion

The practice of self-compassion is a powerful tool for transforming our lives, freeing us from emotional ruts and unleashing a more joyful and creative approach to life. Anger can arise at any time, especially in our crowded and fast-paced world. … More

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Focus, Flow and Letting Go: Understanding the Three Stages of Meditation

Have you noticed that inner peace is a moving target? Perhaps you’ve observed that sometimes your traditional practice ‘works’ and other times it seems to have no effect. Understanding meditation through the lens of Patanjali’s yoga sutras can provide new … More

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Awake in the Wild – Mindfulness Meditation in Nature

Have you ever wanted to learn to take your meditation practice outdoors into nature? Are you curious about “Mindfulness Meditation” and how you can practice it in a simple, direct and accessible way? Do you want to bring more awareness … More

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A Phoenix Rising Approach to Life

The mythical phoenix is a powerful symbol of transformation. If we are living life fully we are like the phoenix – continually engaging a process of death and re-birth, letting go of the the old and welcoming the new. In … More

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Using Sounds to Tone the Chakras

The objective of this presentation is for us to recognize what type of sounds and music may assist in stimulating energy flow through the subtle energy centers of the body to achieve health and wellness through Chakra balancing. The subtle … More

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Using Nada Yoga Techniques in our Yoga and Meditation Practice

The objective of Shantha’s presentation is for us to learn to breathe, move, stretch, and meditate mindfully and intentionally, using key sound and music cues as an important tool for concentration, and to take that mindful intention into every moment … More

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