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Most of us begin each new year with a resolution—a pledge to accomplish something or change something about ourselves, whether it be our weight, exercise regime or TV consumption habits. For budding… Read More→
How does the physical practice of yoga, compared with meditation, affect your brain? In a recent fMRI study, researchers observed greater resting state functional connectivity (i.e., an index of brain… Read More→
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In this week’s Yoga Basics roundup you’ll find everything from yogis and Elmo exploring their bellies, to mindfulness master Jon Kabat-Zinn on Super Soul Sunday. A few other links connect you… Read More→
As six former students move forward with civil lawsuits against Bikram Choudhury for sexual assault and rape, the embattled teacher has again broken his silence. After three years of controversy,… Read More→
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In times of crisis, we often feel we don’t have the time or energy to practice, but those are precisely the times when the practice is most necessary. This is what we’ve been practicing for: the situations where the practice doesn’t come easily. When the winds of change reach hurricane force, our inner refuge of mindfulness, concentration, and discernment is the only thing that will keep us from getting blown away.