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What Is Yoga Nidra?

Yoga Nidra is often called “yogic sleep”…but that’s not quite it. You aren’t sleeping in Yoga Nidra. Yoga Nidra is also called “guided meditation”…but that’s also not true. While the practice is guided by an instructor, the effect of Yoga Nidra on the mind is different from meditation.The entire practice, which can be as short as […]

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How Yoga Can Help Manage Anxiety

Yoga is so often recommended as a way to manage anxiety, but why is that? Why not Skiing for Anxiety or Golfing for Anxiety? While I do believe that any physical movement can and will help to reduce the effects of anxiety, yoga is especially powerful. Here’s why:1. Movement and MindfulnessWhile ANY form of yoga, […]

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Excerpt from A Cup of Mindfulness

Have you ever had a project presented to you that seemed like it was designed for you? That’s how I felt when my friend Lisa Belanger asked me to edit her new book. I’ve worked with Lisa a number of times over the years. Imagine my delight when she asked if I would like to […]

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