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What the Heck is “Chair Yoga”?

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. It is in the process of being recognized formally as a type of yoga distinct from other types, such as Iyengar Yoga or Ashtanga yoga. Often the...

January Sessions with the Singing Bowls

with Deb Phelps, C.MI, MMT, RYT For January, we will be offering two meditations with the bowls as always, and NEW for 2019, a monthly Restorative Yoga session combined with the sound healing qualities of the Crystal Bowls! It is best to arrive 5-10 minutes early for our events...

A Lovely Winter Solstice Celebration

Thanks to everyone who came out for the Winter Solstice Meditation last night. It was a de-Light to see so many and have you all relax on the floors of both the front and back offices! Thanks to Ping for taking this picture when we were all complete. Sorry...

44. Pools of Kindness Meditation

In this episode, this meditation is a mind-body visualization for healing. For meditation instruction and support, see our website – www.meditationsteppingstones.com and our studio, Meditate Madison, www.meditatemadison.com

New Classes in January for the Mind, Body & Spirit!

Here’s a look at some of our new classes and events upcoming in January. Saturdays at 10:30 am is our “Moving” the Mind, Body & Spirit class. Move your mind into quiet, bring movement into your body, and let your spirit be moved with inspiration! This class will incorporate a...

What is the Purpose of Restorative Yoga

In this article, we learn what the purpose of restorative yoga is and its many benefits. I offer Restorative Yoga every so often on the Friday Mindful Yoga class at 11 am and through the month of December at the current Saturday 10:30 am class. If you have questions,...

Mindfulness and Meditation

There is a lot of speculation as to the difference between Mindfulness and Meditation. Let’s discuss the differences before we begin our discussion surrounding Mindfulness. Both Mindfulness and Meditation allow you to accomplish three goals: Inner Peace and Calm Self-Awareness Compassion for Self and Others Contrary to popular belief...

43. Tune Out Negative Loop Meditation

In this episode, this meditation is for liberating yourself from those mind traps so you can achieve a genuinely tranquil state of being. For meditation instruction and support, see our website – www.meditationsteppingstones.com

Slow Mindful Yoga is Important to Your Health

Slow, mindful yoga is as important to your health as cardiovascular exercise. Emerging research suggests several important benefits of slow, mindful movement practices. Scientists are starting to understand the benefits slow movement has on important systems involved in the regulation of energy including: Metabolism The Immune System The Pain Response System Body Temperature Regulation Hormones...

Yoga and Meditation on the Rise Among US Adults and Kids

You know by attending classes at Meditate Madison how beneficial yoga, meditation, and other complementary medicine can be. Now CNN has published an article on their website detailing the outcomes of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health reports that were released recently. Briefly, it states that 30% of...