The Mind-Body Connection: Meditation

In part one we discussed the benefits of yoga for calming the mind, body and spirit.   Meditation and yoga go hand-in-hand, so we thought we would focus on the amazing power of meditation in a separate post.   Many of us think we need lots of extra time to fit in a meditation practice every day, or that if the mind wanders we aren’t doing it rig...
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The Mind-Body Connection: Yoga

As human beings, it's in our nature to stress.   Stress is a natural part of life, and while in small amounts it may actually be good for you, problems start to arise when stress becomes overwhelming, affecting you physically and mentally.   Stress increases the hormone, cortisol, which can affect you in various ways, from hormonal disruptions a...
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