Meditation

Pratyahara Meditation

Pratyahara – The Most Important Step In Meditation

Pratyahara is the fifth element within the Eight Limbs of Yoga Pratyahara is the withdrawal of the senses. When the mind is focused on things outside of us, the senses pull the mind in many directions. They can direct you toward environmental factors, or just situations in our lives. When the senses are triggered by something external, …

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Who Am I? Self Inquiry Through Yoga

Who Am I? Self Inquiry Through Yoga

Yoga is not about getting to know the postures. It is about getting to know yourself. Gary Kraftsow Physical practice What we know as Westerners to be yoga, is more of a physical practice. Of course it is linked somewhat with meditation, breathing and awareness, but that is it. And you are lucky if it …

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Model Mindfulness for Kids

Model mindfuless for kids

Author and educator Susan Kaiser Greenland has worked with children and families using mindfulness and meditation for more than two decades. Here, she offers guidance to help children cope with family challenges, such as divorce, throughout their lives. It’s important to understand how the nervous system works. We all need a certain amount of stimulation …

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