Yoga for All Certified Instructor

Recently I received my certificate as a Yoga for All Certified Instructor – Yoga for all sizes, shapes, and abilities. This was in addition to my 200 hr. Teacher Training I took last summer. Yoga for All means that we focus on body positivity and self-acceptance in my yoga...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Election Season Resources by Sharon Salzberg

Mindfulness Teacher Sharon Salzberg has some great resources on her website for election stress. Voting as a Spiritual Practice Our times are aggressive and confounding, making many uncertain of what to think and wary of getting involved. In the election of 2016 more people did not vote than voted...

Election Meditation

We will be holding an Election Meditation on Sunday, November 4th at Meditate Madison Studio at 9:30 am. Alternatively, we will be holding an online meditation (video or phone conferencing) at 12 pm Central Time on Monday, November 5th. Conferencing Information: Use the link below if you wish to...

Sunday Power of 8 Intentional Healing Circle

Lynne McTaggart wrote a wonderful book called The Power of Eight. During her decade-long work on the power of intention, she discovered an astonishing fact: when people carry out intention for each other in small groups of eight, extraordinary things occur. The Power of Eight, now out in paperback,...

Uncovering Unconditional Love, Episode 4

Uncovering Unconditional Love ? Episode 4 The Casual Episode with Diana Roiniotis Mentioned; https://miraclesone.org/ https://meditatemadison.miraclesonelightuniversity.org/ https://www.accessconsciousness.com/