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Manifesting Grace through Gratitude: free 21-day online meditation program

During Tuesday’s Gentle class, Susan Polk discussed some of the brain benefits of yoga and meditation and mentioned an online meditation program presented by Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey.  This program, Manifesting Grace through Gratitude, is available on Chopra’s website; … Continue reading

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Yoga’s benefits to your brain (from Psychology Today blog)

During a recent (July 3) Yin class, Angie shared excerpts from this post on the Psychology Today website.  Written by Marlynn H. Wei, a yogi who is also a psychiatrist, the piece is titled “Why Does Anyone Do Yoga, Anyway?” … Continue reading

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Meditation reduces stress, changes brain (Harvard study)

The Washington Post recently reported on a study by Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, that identified changes in people’s brains when they practice meditation.  After subjects spent eight weeks in a mindfulness-based stress … Continue reading

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