Category Archives: mindfulness

Benefits of Mindfulness: Dr. David Vago’s TEDx Nashville talk

In this recent TEDx Nashville talk, Dr. David Vago, Research Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt University, illustrates how practicing mindfulness strengthens mental and physical health. Near the end of the talk, Dr. Vago notes Although we … Continue reading

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Registration now open: June’s classes at The Downing Museum

In preparation for next month, we have opened registration for June’s classes at The Downing Museum.  Because space in the gallery is limited, we require pre-registration to manage the class sizes and are unable to accommodate drop-in students.  Therefore, if … Continue reading

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May classes at The Downing Museum: registration now open!

In preparation for May, we have opened registration for next month’s classes at The Downing Museum.  Because space in the gallery is limited, we do require pre-registration to manage the class sizes and, as a result, are unable to accommodate … Continue reading

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April registration open: @the Museum classes

We are grateful for your ongoing interest in our special monthly classes at The Downing Museum and are thrilled to practice with you in such a beautiful space. In preparation for April, we have opened registration for those classes. Because space … Continue reading

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March registration open: @the Museum classes

Thank you to everyone who has attended or expressed interest in our monthly classes at The Downing Museum:  we are thrilled to be able to practice with you in such a beautiful space! We have now opened registration for March’s classes. … Continue reading

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Universal Prayer for Peace Day: Wed., Sept. 21, 6:45 p.m.

As noted on our online calendar, Juanita Rodriguez will host a brief event at the studio this Wednesday (Sept. 21, 2016) at 6:45 p.m. to recognize the International Day of Peace. We asked Juanita to share some more information about … Continue reading

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One Dharma Bowling Green: new meditation and study group

Some of you may already have heard from Cassandra about an exciting new group that she has co-founded, One Dharma Bowling Green.  If you haven’t yet heard about this opportunity to practice and study meditation, or if you just want to … Continue reading

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July 2016 focus and class schedule

How does your garden grow? With the flowers and foods you want? All from the seeds you sow? What about the seeds you didn’t sow–those persistent, hardy plants we call weeds? With regular diligence, it is possible to maintain your … Continue reading

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Getting Unstuck: Creating a Limitless Life (free 21-day online meditation program)

At last Friday’s talk and meditation session, hosted by Alice, we discussed ways to continue developing our individual meditation practices, and two of us shared our experiences with the series of 21-day online meditation programs provided by Oprah and Deepak … Continue reading

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Mindfulness, yoga, and athletes

In the last few weeks, several news outlets have run stories about the ways that mindfulness can assist athletes.  On Point featured an interview with George Mumford, author of The Mindful Athlete:  Secrets to Pure Performance, that highlighted his work … Continue reading

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