Category Archives for "Meditation"

Mar 15

Feeling Supported – Day 8

By Ally | Meditation , Well Being

Welcome and Namaste πŸ™‚  Today’s practice is simply meant to nourish you on all levels. I invite you to actually LAY DOWN for this practice (whaaaat?) Please prop your body in a reclined position as I demonstrate in the video to keep yourself upright-ish in your supported position. Feeling supported is so important. Physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually, energetically… We […]

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Mar 14

Concentration – Day 7

By Ally | Mantra , Meditation

Welcome and Namaste πŸ™‚ Today we are exploring the skill of concentration (vitakka or dharana – the ability to CHOOSE what you want to pay attention to). We’ve explored this concept before and we practice the skill of concentration every time we sit down to meditate.  Today we will explore this skill through the practice of Mantra. […]

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Mar 13

Equanimity – Day 6

By Ally | Meditation

Welcome and Namaste πŸ™‚  Today we are exploring into the practice of EQUANIMITY – one of the main skills that we cultivate in a meditation practice.  Equanimity means to “maintain mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in a difficult situation.”Are there certain people or situations that trigger anger, rage, and make it difficult for you […]

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Mar 12

Gratitude – Day 5

By Ally | Gratitude , Meditation

Welcome and Namaste πŸ™‚  Today’s topic is Gratitude. This Gratitude Meditation is meant to lead you into a state of FEELING gratitude deeply in your body.What is Gratitude Meditation? Gratitude meditation is a type of meditation that focuses on expressing gratitude for the things in your life. Did you know that gratitude has many physical benefits, along with […]

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Mar 11

Care – Day 4

By Ally | Meditation

Welcome and Namaste πŸ™‚  Today we are exploring one of the skills that arises from a meditation practice which is a deep sense of CARE.  One of my beloved teachers, Jeff Warren categorizes many of the compassion practices under the umbrella term of Care. You may be familiar with some of these practices such as Metta, Loving […]

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Mar 10

Equanimity Meditation

By Ally | Meditation

Welcome and Namaste, today we are exploring Equanimity. One of the most powerful skills that arises from a meditation practice.  Cultivate equanimity in the face of life’s ups and downs, and find deeper access to joy.   When we cultivate equanimity, there’s an inner peace that we can abide in in any situation in life. […]

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Mar 09

Clarity – Day Two

By Ally | Meditation

Welcome and Namaste πŸ™‚    Today is day two of our meditation challenge, I’m so happy you are here. We are exploring another one of the main skills that is cultivated in a meditation practice today: CLARITY.    Clarity is another one of those umbrella terms for skills that are learned through a variety of […]

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Mar 08

Concentration – Day One

By Ally | Meditation

Welcome and Namaste πŸ™‚    Today is day one of our meditation challenge and I am so glad that you are here. We are exploring one of the main skills that is cultivated in a meditation practice today: CONCENTRATION.    Concentration is really one of the most powerful skills that we gain from a consistent […]

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Mar 01

Tonglen – the Space of the Heart

By Ally | Meditation

This is one of the most powerful compassion practices that I’ve learned over the years. In today’s guided meditation we’ll be awakening compassion through the practice of Tonglen.     Tonglen is a Tibetan Buddhist Practice which is sometimes translated as “giving and receiving”. It’s a very powerful practice, a simple practice. And some find […]

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