Category: Meditation



 

Meditation: It’s Not What You Think

Meditation: It’s Not What You Think By Lisa Jakub I’ve been meditating for years now, but the same thought flashes through my mind every morning when my…

Mindful Warriors: Addressing the Effects of Warfare with Yoga

Q&A with Daniel Hickman, E-RYT 500, YACEP After returning from combat, many military veterans are being introduced to Yoga and meditation practices to help address the physical,…

 
 

Meditating with Mantra: A Swami’s Experience

Did you know that there are many different ways to practice meditation? One type of meditation technique is called mantra japa, or repetition of a mantram—a sound…

Meditation with a Master

  In any pursuit, the advice of a master is incredibly valuable for advancing one’s craft and avoiding common mistakes. Yoga master Swami Satchidananda shares practical teachings…

 
 

Personalizing Your Meditation Practice

Most people don’t have the introduction to meditation that Sumati Govinda Steinberg had.  Sumati’s incredible meditation journey started with her first meditation experience at 2-years-old learning from…

Traditional Yoga: More than Fitness

The following is an excerpt from Michael Rhadeya Plasha’s memoir, The Amazing Adventures of a Yogi in America. In it, he attempts to find the most accurate…

 
 

Stages of Yogic Sleep: How Yoga Nidra Works

“I’d rather be in Yoga Nidra! It’s my favorite part of a Yoga practice,” can often be heard from people with a Yoga practice that focuses on…

Serving Our Service Members: Bringing Yoga and Meditation to Military Communities

Much of Robin Carnes’s work has been dedicated to the service and support of soldiers and their families.  In 2013, The Smithsonian Institute recognized Robin for bringing…

 
 

Teaching Meditation by Kidding Around

Though it may sound like no small feat to teach Yoga and meditation to little ones, Haris Harini Lender has been teaching kids and developing unique methods…

Movement as Meditation

Meditation doesn’t have to mean sitting in silence. Physical movement can also bring the mind to a place of stillness—and for some, it’s easier than hours on a cushion.…

 

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