meditation

Posted by admin on December 31, 2013 in Mindfulness
~ By Erica Jago (as first seen on SeekRetreat) The only reason I get stuck in my own suffering is because I’m not telling the truth. I choose to get blinded by my emotions. I choose to take things personally. I choose to forget my promises and therefore I begin to decrease in size. This hiding and not telling the truth, and then being ashamed of that, holds a weird level of power. In the bright...
Posted by admin on October 10, 2013 in Mindfulness
The Hill blog reports that the government shutdown has not stopped Congressman Tim Ryan from keeping his weekly meditation sessions open. The Ohio Democrat, and author of "A Mindful Nation", invited his colleagues and congressional staffers to a Monday afternoon meditation session at the Rayburn House Office Building. The mindfulness meditation gathering was hosted by John Ives, the senior...
Posted by admin on October 4, 2013 in Community
The Vipassana Meditation Community this week said farewell to a great spiritual leader, Satya Narayan Goenka. The technique which S. N. Goenka teaches represents a tradition that is traced back to the Buddha: Vipassana has been handed down, to the present day, by an unbroken chain of teachers to S. N. Goenka, who said, "The Buddha never taught a sectarian religion; he taught Dhamma - the way to...
Posted by admin on August 21, 2013 in Yoga
When people find out I teach Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation, the most common reaction is, “I really wish I could meditate, but I can’t because I have kids/full-time school or work/roommates/a small apartment.” The good news is that despite obstacles like a very busy mind or lifestyle, you can meditate. In fact, the busier you are, the more you should have a meditation practice of some sort....
Posted by admin on August 13, 2013 in Yoga
Each Tuesday, we feature a unique Trailblazer in our community who has forged a trail that can inspire other yogis to pursue their own path. Today, we are happy to shine a light on Bram Levinson, a Montreal-based yoga teacher, who recently taught at Wanderlust Whistler, and who will be leading classes on (more or less) home turf when Wanderlust pulls into Mont Tremblant for the first time next...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 15, 2013 in Yoga
My meditation teachers have taught me to think of my Yoga as having two interdependent parts: Sitting quietly, the inner work I do to become healthy, happy, and whole. And Sweeping the Garden, the outer work I do to become healthy, happy, and whole. The inner work we do in Yoga heals our bodies, hearts and minds and brings with it the inspiration to share what we ha ve learned. The outer work,...