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Over the last decade, yoga has gained great popularity amongst forward thinking, innovative companies for its great effects on the human capital. In the autumn 2015, NHS England chief executive, Simon Stevens, announced that yoga was to be offered to health professionals and recommends yoga for health benefits to the public. The […]
Mindfulness has gained popularity amongst forward thinking, innovative companies for its great effects on the human capital. Organisations from Google to the NHS and Transport for London offer Mindfulness training to both their employees and executives, making worthwhile the investment in these programs for the business. The benefits are convincing: Decrease of sick […]
This 75-minute Taster with Veronika is an introduction to mindfulness and orientation to the 8-week Mindfulness course.
A mindful Silent Retreat Day in Holloway for practitioners who seek the company of others. Refresh your practice!
Mindfulness and mindfulness meditation are not one and the same. Each practice fosters different aspects. The formal mindfulness meditation practice can be practiced as sitting meditation, walking meditation, lying down meditation (body scan) and as mindful yoga. The length of the practice is up to each practitioner, most often it […]
R.A.I.N. is a meditation practice that can help you transform difficult emotions by expanding your awareness. It is similar to the STOP exercise but differs in that it goes beyond a pause encouraging gentle investigation into what is happening inside. The acronym R.A.I.N. stands for Recognition, Allowing/Acceptance, Investigation and Non-Identification. It echoes, […]
The Sanskrit word Yoga योग means to yoke/harness/join. It originated in ancient India and entails physical, mental and spiritual practices that promote awakening and recognition of the ultimate union of body/mind with Consciousness. As yoga travelled to the West the accessible and adaptable physical aspects made it one of the most popular fitness routines for people […]
Asking for a definition of mindfulness is a bit like asking, “What does a strawberry taste like?” or “What does your favourite piece of music sound like”? Definitions cannot capture the experience of tasting or listening. They can only give us an idea of what the actual experience is like. […]