How to Practice Mindfulness Amidst Chaos
Mindfulness Amidst Chaos

Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention with kindness and curiosity in the present moment. Mastering mindfulness takes time, practice, and dedication. For teens, it can help cope with daily life, especially when dealing with stressful situations. At times, all of us have our patience tested, and having at hand some mindful tools can help manage the […]

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Debunking Myths about Adolescence (video)

[blockquote align=”right”]Research has proven that mindfulness training integrates the brain and strengthens the important executive functions that support emotional and social intelligence as well as academic success. – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.[/blockquote]In this talk Dr. Dan Siegel talks about the changes that occur in the teenage brain highlighting why it is so important for teens to learn […]

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Yoga Poses for Holiday Stress Relief

December is officially here! And while this is usually a very exciting time of year, it can also be stressful and overwhelming for some. Between buying presents, making presents, attending holiday parties, baking cookies, fighting the crowds, all while trying to keep up with everyday responsibilities, things can start to seem a little less cheerful […]

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The Teenage Brain
teenagebrain

A brief introduction to the teenage brain for teens, teachers and parents. Knowing about your brain, when and how it grows and develops, can help you to better understand yourself and your reactions as well as help you make decisions about what you do and how you do it. Knowing about the teenage brain also helps […]

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Teen Yoga class: Mondays 5-6pm

Come join Veronika for this new regular Yoga & Mindfulness class for teens in North West London. Spread the word, bring your friends! [framed_box bgColor=”#DFFFD0″ rounded=”true”] [one_half] TEEN YOGA & MINDFULNESS Special Yoga Centre Kensal Rise, NW10 3HA Mondays 5-6pm £5 drop-in [/one_half] [one_half_last] [gmap width=”250px” height=”150″ address=”2a Wrentham Avenue, NW10 3HA”] [/one_half_last] [/framed_box] Our classes will […]

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Learn to meditate

An invitation for Londoners of any age: Come join me for this 2 hour Meditation workshop at YogaWest Friday, March 15, 7-9pm. This 2-hour introduction workshop to meditation is a step-by-step immersion into the practice of meditation. You will gain an overview and learn a routine you can practice at home. We will begin with […]

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Inspiring: 95-old yoga teacher Tao

95-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch has been named Guinness World Records’ oldest yoga teacher. Tao Porchon-Lynch, Master Yoga teacher, 95 years young, synthesizes the most positive aspects of Indian, European and American thought. She has over 70 years of yoga practice and more than 45 years of teaching yoga to students in India, France and the U.S. […]

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Short insightful story

A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was. The professor […]

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Less doing, more being. Less talking, more seeing.

Inspired by my latest Facebook stalking endeavors, I kept having the “less doing, more being” mantra come into my mind. Social media outlets have become a source of complaining and a vessel to air out our dirty laundry to the world and apparently I have quite a few “friends” that love to do this. I […]

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