Mindfulness

How to Teach Mindfulness Meditation

By Gopi Rao  Let’s look at how to teach mindfulness meditation to reduce stress.  Of course, Mindfulness meditation will teach you to help your clients or students cope with the daily challenges that create an atmosphere of stress. Moreover, stress is a part of life. To a greater or lesser extent, stress is pressure on …

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How to Become a Certified Meditation Teacher

Many studies have recently shown, much to the delight of the yoga community, that mindfulness meditation is scientifically verified to help reduce anxiety. It is sometimes called mindfulness-based stress reduction, or MBSR, when studied in a scientific setting, but it is a mindful form of meditation through and through.

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How to Start Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness is actually a simple concept, but becoming mindful can be difficult, because it often contrasts with our usual state of being. Most of us are used to worrying about problems for days at a time, stressing over things in life that can’t be changed, or burdening ourselves with commitments, activities, and engagements.

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Yoga Exercises for Mindfulness

Yoga training is a great practice for mindfulness because your yogic practice can teach you how to be more aware of your entire experience from start to finish. The great thing about adding mindfulness to your asana practice is that it can also help you to avoid injury.

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Mindful Walking and Yoga

Combining Yoga asanas and mindful walking practices, gives us the time and space to become aware of our internal environment and thought processes. Witnessing the thoughts that stream through our minds, during a challenging Yoga practice or during our daily walk, will allow us to become aware of thoughts that may not be uplifting or helpful to us. This awareness will allow us to choose more positive thoughts.

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Yoga and Meditation for Less Violent Children

Since children have a shorter attention span than adults, Yoga teachers can incorporate music, songs and games to help children see yoga as a fun activity while engaging in different poses (asanas) that will give them an overall sense of well-being. Yoga can teach children the importance of positive social behavior, such as teamwork and compassion because Yogic methods and philosophy work systematically toward creating happier and healthier children.

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What Is Mindfulness Meditation?

By Kimaya Singh There are many forms of focusing, but what is mindfulness meditation? One form of meditation that is especially beneficial in helping people with their thoughts and emotions is mindfulness meditation. To be mindful is to be aware or conscious of something. In order for us to improve upon ourselves and reach our …

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How to Add Mindfulness Meditation in a Yoga Class

By Gopi Rao Is it possible to add mindfulness meditation in a yoga class? Many would argue this mixing of two healing modalities is not “pure yoga.” On the other hand, yoga has been evolving and absorbing modalities over many thousands of years. In fact, we have always practiced breath awareness meditation in many styles …

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