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Practice of Tonglen Meditation | with a guided meditation


There’s no shortage of suffering in the world. I once heard a monk say that you don’t have to go looking for suffering because it’ll find you; it finds everyone. Suffering is part of the human condition. A blip of passing compassion goes a long way.

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3 Breathwork Techniques for Finding Calm


One of the most important parts of a nourishing yoga practice is breathing. Luckily, any breathing technique learned in the yoga studio can be used outside the classroom.

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Your Guide to Alternate Nose Breathing


Any yoga practitioner knows that breathing is an essential part of any asana. Pranayama is one of the eight limbs of yoga that can be translated as “breath control.”

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The Art of Drishti in Yoga & Meditation


Tree Pose or Vrksasana in Sanskrit (vrksa: tree, asana: pose), is a foundational yoga pose that accentuates our connection to the Earth. The name itself gives us a clue of what we should strive for when we’re in the pose.

There is rarely a perfect time to find complete isolation for meditation in a busy life. If you’re waiting for solitude and the right kind of light or weather, then chances of forming a habit are diminished due to friction points.

Looking for the best meditation app? Look no further! In this blog post, we go through our current top five meditation apps. Whether you're looking for the best option for beginners, or the best free meditation app,

Breath, or pranayama, is one of the most important pillars of a yoga practice. In fact, I would argue to say it’s the most important. Breath moves us through postures and stokes  

Meditating with the Noting Technique

Maybe after your daily commute or just a walk around the block - you turn the key to your front door, and suddenly you snap back and realize you’d been 

How to Use Malas for Meditation

A mala necklace is a string of 108 connected beads or a strand with any multiple of nine (i.e., 27, 54). It is used to cut through the dissonance and quiet the mind.

What Meditating Outside Can Do for You

Ever wonder why yoga classes often include ambient nature sounds in the background? The auditory experience is healing indoors and

What Happens to Your Brain When You Meditate?

No matter what form of yoga is your favorite, Iyengar yoga, with its focus on alignment and innovative use of props, is likely to have influenced your practice. Created 

Why Meditate?

Our health, our relationships, our work and other concerns.And all this thinking repeatedly happens without us even noticing! Yet, this constant inner

Meditation for Recovery

The challenge in recovery lies in changing habits and ways of thought. Because addiction continues to lurk in altered neural circuits, cravings or feelings of 

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Metta Meditation: The Power of Loving-Kindness


Tree Pose or Vrksasana in Sanskrit (vrksa: tree, asana: pose), is a foundational yoga pose that accentuates our connection to the Earth. The name itself gives us a clue of what we should strive for when we’re in the pose.


Anxiety can show up in ways like pressure in the chest, tension in the stomach, tightness in the shoulders, insomnia, or headaches.

 

Recently, while leading a meditation workshop, I was asked if meditation and mindfulness were “basically the same thing?” The quick answer is no, they

 

Define gratitude as honor, thanks, and deep appreciation. Having the opportunity to practice yoga, a 3,000 year old tradition, brings forth tremendous gratitude as I give

Relaxing into Happiness | with a guided meditation

We have an inherent need to achieve happiness. We think If this “thing” would happen, or if we just could accomplish a certain task, make more

How to Calm an Active Mind

Our busy mind is a trap that disconnects us from reality. We get “caught” up in our heads. I often hear this phenomenon called a “monkey mind,” meaning we are

Meditation Station (part 1)

Humans have a tendency to overcomplicate things, and we’ve definitely overcomplicated meditation. Needing the perfect meditation spot, the perfect meditation 

Mudra Series: Three Secrets Mudra

Mudra” is a Sanskrit term, meaning a ritual or symbolic gesture. Most mudras are done using the hands and fingers. For example, a common

Meditation Station (part 2)

The sixth limb of yoga, dharana, can be interpreted as concentration or single pointed focus. The practice of dharana is a gentle approach to meditation.

Practicing Everyday Mindfulness

It can be hard to focus your attention in a world that expects you to constantly multitask. But by living more mindfully we can live more

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How Hiking & Trail Running Teach Mindfulness


Tree Pose or Vrksasana in Sanskrit (vrksa: tree, asana: pose), is a foundational yoga pose that accentuates our connection to the Earth. The name itself gives us a clue of what we should strive for when we’re in the pose.

Clinical studies have shown time and time again that meditation reduces stress,increases alertness, and expands feelings of self-awareness

Breath, or pranayama, is one of the most important pillars of a yoga practice. In fact, I would argue to say it’s the most important. Breath moves us through postures and stokes

To be grounded means to be in the present moment, not staring middle-distance and living in your head. If your kids know how to identify a birdsong or remark about the smell

Practicing Pratyahara for Sensory Overload

Pratyahara means “withdrawal of the senses.” It is the fifth of the eight limbs of yoga, and one of the most misunderstood. Pratyahara is considered the bridge 

A Beginner's Guide to Meditation

The wonderful thing about meditation is that it can be done anywhere at any time. The general idea is to be silent, in mind and in body, for a certain amount of time.

Meditation Station (part 3)

What is busy anyway? It’s a life with no space, it’s barely breathing as you move from one commitment to the next, it’s consumption, it’

Decompress with Tapping
with a guided meditation

I think that all of us can agree that life has its challenges and we are often confronted with situations out of our 

5 Ways to Thrive During the Pandemic | with a   guided meditation

So, life is just rolling along and then all of a sudden, everything changes in ways we couldn’t have dreamed

Mindfulness for At-Home Learning | with a guided meditation for kids

For most of us, distance learning is part of the 2020 - 2021 school year.Now more than ever, it is necessary 

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Meditate your Stresses Away


All around us, people are worried, disturbed, anxious, and stressed out about a variety of issues like jobs, relationships, children, and their future. They go about their life with the world’s burdens weighing them down. The stress and strain of modern living affects their 

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Breathing Exercises on the Go


It is surely yogis’ best-shared secret that breathwork is key to being present and renewing vitality. The power of meditative breath is profound, as it can activate your parasympathetic nervous system to

Meditation

Meditation is a way for us to come back to the present moment in a focused way. This anicent practice has been around for thousands of years and research shows that there are major health benefits of a regular meditation practice such as lower stress levels better sleep, lower blood levels, a sence of harmony and peace beng just a few examples. There are several different types of meditation like body scan meditaton that brings focus to the bodt and it's well being. Loveing kindness is another type of meditation if we feel frustrated, angry or sad, this helps to bring us into gratitude and less focus on things that cause us suffering. Kundalini yoga lends moverments with deep breathing. Transcendental Meditation is rising above a persons current state of being to a more heightened state of awaresness. At Mukha Yoga we offer many dfferent types of articles on meditation and guided meditations through our podcast. Sit back and enjoy! 

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