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Free Guided Meditation Class on Saturday, February 9th

You probably have heard that meditation can help to calm you, minimize pain, relax you and benefits both your physical and mental health. With guided meditation, you don’t need to know how to meditate. All that is required is that you listen to the facilitator and follow along with...

45. The Compassionate Heart Meditation

In this episode, this meditation allows you to open your heart to the pain someone else is feeling. This practice will help you explore compassion and how it may be an antidote to your own troubles. For meditation instruction and support, see our website – www.meditationsteppingstones.com and our studio,...

February Classes

February’s Theme is “Opening the Heart.” We’ll open our heart to new experiences this month. We’ve added Guided Meditation classes to the schedule for February based on your survey responses. Here we will do various meditations to open our hearts: Loving-Kindness, Heart Chakra, Smiling to the Heart, Self-Compassion, Meditation...

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...