The Benefits of Savasana

Savasana, or corpse pose, is the final relaxation portion of a yoga class.  It is designed to allow the body to absorb the benefits of the yoga practice that was just completed.  Literally it is meant to allow time for the ego to die (hence corpse pose) and for a …

Meditation for Inner Peace

As we continue to explore these ideas of inner peace and wellness this month, it is certainly appropriate to add in a little meditation, don’t you think?  Meditation is an opportunity to calm and quiet the mind.  It is unrealistic to expect a silent mind when we meditation, but rather …

Meditation for Stress Relief

According to the Chopra Center, a pioneer in meditation and wellness, meditation is best described as the progressive quieting of the mind.  In our normal, everyday consciousness, our mind is filled with an unending flow of thoughts. The thoughts can become so noisy and even overwhelming and stressful. We might …

Benefits of Slowing Down & Reflecting

Everyone feels the hectic pace of life these days.  At work, at home, and all around us, we are constantly bombarded with information, decisions, and general “noise”.  We are expected to continually go and keep up with the crazy pace of life, which of course adds tremendously to our stress …