Mindfulness

Posted by admin on January 21, 2013 in Inspiration, Mindfulness
In the Yoga Sutra, Patanjali outlines the essential teachings of yoga. In his second chapter, he presents 5 specific ethical precepts, the first, and perhaps most important, of which is ahimsa (non-violence). Practicing ahimsa – doing no harm physically or with words - is essential to the practice of yoga. Ahimsa was most notably brought into the political sphere by Gandhi, who led the...
Posted by admin on November 27, 2012 in Mindfulness, Nourish
  We all know that the effects of meditation can be felt in myriad aspects of our lives: deeper connections, increased ability to focus, and a greater sense of calm. But have you ever considered what your mindfulness practice might do to your waistline?  A recent article in PsychCentral.com suggests that those who commit to a regular mindfulness practice are better at discerning the...
Posted by admin on August 22, 2012 in Inspiration, Mindfulness
    event lowdown What: "Play Big: Create Your Unique Legacy", a one-hour interactive session lead by Susanne ConradWhen: Friday August 24th at 10 a.m.Where: This event will be livestreamed from #WLBC on the livestream channel thanks to our awesome friends at lululemon athleticaWhy: Get inspired and learn about tools to help you create a life you...
Posted by admin on August 9, 2012 in Mindfulness, Eco, Nourish, Community
  Kirtan is one of the oldest yoga traditions in the world. It is a call-and-response chanting genre, which helps us connect with ourselves, focus our attention and achieve true harmony between mind, body and spirit.  Being a part of the Yoga of Sound, Kirtan produces sound waves which you follow with your awareness. Think Ommm! Kirtan Vancouver Events Society (Kirtan Vancouver) is a...
Posted by Nicole on July 17, 2012 in Inspiration, Mindfulness
Written by Nicole Lindstrom Ronald Alexander is a man of immense knowledge stemmed from a deep wealth of experience. He has traveled the world studying and practicing Hatha, Ashtanga and Vinyasa Flow. In 1974, he co-founded the Kundalini Research Institute in Pomona, CA and has taught Zen, Tibetan, Vipassana and Mindfulness practices in various places. He is currently the executive director of...