Mindfulness and Yoga

Yoga and Mindfulness: Cool Ways to Chill

” ‘Yoga and mindfulness can help us
 bring our experiences to life!’
Quote from Erin Kelly, Mindfulness Facilitator at the Institute

‘The present moment is filled with joy and happiness.
If you are attentive, you will see it.’
Thich Nhat Hanh,
Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Ever find yourself so preoccupied that you miss something really special in the present moment? Some of the things that call for our attention are exciting and fun. Other times, our minds get caught up with things that upset us, worries about the future, hurts from the past. And, our bodies react with stress! Yoga and mindfulness are two related activities that can help us connect with ourselves, be in the present moment, and find both inner calm and wisdom…”

 

Mindful Walking 

“Our minds wander by nature.  We often go on auto pilot, our bodies eating, attending class, going to work, and walking or driving from place to place, while our minds are a million miles away.  It’s easy to get stuck in worrying about the future or thinking about the past, and to forget to be here, right now.  Mindfulness is the art of being fully present in the moment.  Just give it a try…”