Monthly Archives: November 2010

I’m a bad meditator – I can’t clear my mind – at the Prison Yoga Practice

Clearing my Mind We discussed meditation at the prison yesterday.  Generally people teach either meditating on the breath or meditating on a mantra.  I have instructions on the blog for meditation on the breath in the blog post “Santosha (contentment) … Continue reading

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Kirtan Jai Uttal style – at the Prison Yoga practice

The mantra here is Om Namah Shivaya.  Great stuff!!

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Prison Yoga in India

Here is a news report of the effects of a prison yoga program in India.

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And now for something completely different – Laughter Yoga in Prison

John Cleese of Monty Python doing laughter yoga in a Mumbai prison.

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Karma Yoga – Watching the gate at Raleigh Little Theatre – not at the Prison

  Karma Yoga or Seva (service) invloves doing things for others.  The things that qualify as Karma Yoga are not very glamorous.  Today my job is to get to the theater at 8AM in the cold and close the parking lot gates … Continue reading

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They came out of the mist, blessed me, and then were gone – Prison Yoga Interlude

  “Raleigh Little Theatre,” I answered the phone.  “Oh, I thought this was the Rose Garden.”  “Well it is.”  Then she asked directions and I tried to explain how to find the Rose Garden but she and whoever she was … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – in the Prison and elsewhere…

                     Local psychologist and yoga practitioner Sasha Loring will have a talk and book signing regarding her new book Eating with Fierce Kindness: A Mindful and Compassionate Guide to Losing Weight. It will be held at the Durham Southwest Branch … Continue reading

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