You always hear about how meditating is good for your mind, but you don't really know why and know? Here are 4 big ways that meditation affects your brain: 1. Increased grey matter/cortical thickness in key areas- • Anterior Cingulate Cortex: There is an increase in grey...

Forget fad diets, turn to yoga to trim that fat! Most people imagine that yoga is something gentle and mindful, not a form of exercise that will help shed excess pounds. But it’s also a fantastic way to get, and keep, the body you want. There’s...

If you habitually do not get a good night's sleep, chances are that you may be aging faster than you should be, in addition to not feeling well and confused thinking. When we sleep, our body repairs on a cellular level and removes toxins. It...

Our throat holds onto many things we wish we would say and often we regret what we have said, strengthening the muscles of the neck helps us to find balance with what we say. This will minimize regrets and release tension. While just standing, take...

This one may feel more difficult than it looks but if you shut your eyes and think that you are a blade of grass blowing in the wind, it just come to you. Start by feeling your breath, notice that you slightly expand on the...

Often doing strengthening poses we steal from other areas of the body creating an imbalance. In this video Niama goes into Chaturanga from Plank pose with balanced strength in the neck, upper back and chest, arms, abdomen, back and legs. You can see as she...

Chocolate Meditation and Movement feat. Paul Wolf & Moto Fukushima Participants will be given organic dark chocolate as a means to focus energy and attention as we move to the musical ambience of Meditesh. Instruction will be given at the beginning of the concert, but the...

On February 19 Harper Lee died, the author of  To Kill  A Mocking Bird. It was one of my favorite stories. My favorite part of the book that I have tried to live by since the first time I read it in the 8th grade with...

Western Tradition associates the 7 colors of the spectrum with the 7 main chakras of the Eastern Tradition. Chakras are nonphysical nodes in the subtle body (i.e.; mental and emotional) through which the vital energy of the life force moves. For health and happiness, this...

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