Tag Archives: Breath

The Conversation

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Today. All day. Have a silent conversation. Listen to the whisper of your breath. The subtly different song of the inflow and the outflow. Let it be a wordless conversation with the present moment. Even during busy times, hold the … Continue reading

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Meditate on Your Breath

Take just five minutes. Sit comfortably in stillness and silence. Your phone is turned off. You are available only to yourself now. Softly close your eyes. Begin to pay complete attention to your breath. Notice it arrive. Notice it depart. Listen to … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Breath

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali teach us that clarity of body and mind is found in friendliness and happiness, in compassion where there is misery, joy towards the upright, and indifference to the mean-spirited. All is attained through inhalation, exhalation, and the retention of Prana. … Continue reading

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Yoga & Asana

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Among the very most important texts in Yoga is the Yoga Sutras, written by the sage Patanjali in the 2nd Century, BC. In it, he articulates eight limbs which comprise the “Royal Path” of Yoga. The third limb, Asana, means … Continue reading

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The Second Step Into Yoga

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As I mentioned in a post earlier this month, the first act of Yoga is to close your eyes.  This begins the journey into stillness and silence. The second act of Yoga is to find your breath. This connects us … Continue reading

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Peace In Every Breath

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Let us seek to remember with every breath, Allow our feet to touch the earth with reverence and glee, Feel the sun within our hearts, Notice the smallest weeds sprouting through the cracks of cement. Let us find what we … Continue reading

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