No Longer Fearing the Mind

Today I attended my first-ever meditation session in an airy Chelsea studio, sitting with a dozen other novices on a stack of cushions, terrified I might become too restless to hold still, that others would notice. Fortunately, we were assured to be patient¬†with ourselves. No matter our level of expertise, the pursuit of perfect posture … Continue reading No Longer Fearing the Mind

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Restorative Yoga, Restoring the Spirit

The last time I took a yoga class was my freshman year of college; (does that even really count)? Squinting under the gymnasium lights, I felt like I was in a dentist's chair. I became so anxious I had trouble finishing the "meditative session," gulping air as quietly as possible while everyone around me seemed … Continue reading Restorative Yoga, Restoring the Spirit