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asana practice is meditation

You may not always think of it this way, but when you roll out your yoga mat at home or at your weekly class, you’re entering a meditation practice. Countless articles have been written about our western culture’s fascination—obsession, even—with

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108 sun salutations

A few years ago my local yoga studio advertised a special class to commemorate New Year’s Day and a kick off a brand new year—108 Sun Salutations, which would take close to two hours. When I saw that number, I

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3 ways to sneak yoga into your schedule today

These days, we’re all too busy. Between work deadlines, after school activities, and the fall premiere of all our favorite sitcoms (hey, we’re just being honest!) it can be hard to find time for the stuff that matter most. Things

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meditation enhances creativity and problem solving

Creativity is not an easy thing to define. Its meaning varies widely, depending on a person’s background, profession, or general outlook on life. To an engineer, creativity might mean finding a solution to a nagging problem—like how to make a

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ikebana: meditation through flower arrangement

Many popular meditation techniques require a great deal of sitting still, and that can be a turnoff to some people. Walking meditation is a good alternative, but what if you’re someone who needs to be occupied in a task that

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