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What happens at a chair yoga class?

What happens at a chair yoga class?

On Tuesday and Friday mornings we offer what we call “Gentle Yoga” here at Stream in Port Colborne. It’s a 60-min modified Hatha Chair Yoga class, that includes a series of postures refined to suit any ability, and with breathing exercises and guided...
Clarity of Heart | March-April 2019

Clarity of Heart | March-April 2019

Clarity of Heart an 8-week meditation course Wednesday Evenings | 7-8:30pm March 6 – April 24, 2019 Stream Yoga + Meditation, 819 Weaver Rd, Port Colborne “One thing that training in mindfulness can show you is that that which is aware of unpleasant sensation is the...
014 This is Not My Self

014 This is Not My Self

These guided meditations and dharma talk were recorded Wednesday, February 27, 2019, as a part of the “Beginner’s Mind” 8-week meditation series. 014A Opening Guided Meditation 27-Feb-2019 Download 014B Dharma Talk This is Not My Self 27-Feb-2019...
Meditate like a loving mother

Meditate like a loving mother

When the mother hears her baby crying, she puts down whatever she has in her hands, and takes the baby in her arms. The moment the baby is lifted into the mother’s arms, the energy of wisdom already begins to penetrate into the baby’s body. The mother does not know...
013 Be Good to Yourself

013 Be Good to Yourself

These instructions and guided meditation were recorded Friday, February 15, 2019, as a part of the “Be Good to Yourself Self-Care Workshop,” an evening of heart-opening yoga, followed by guided lovingkindness (metta) and nourishing vegetarian food....
012 Clearing Obstacles to Meditation

012 Clearing Obstacles to Meditation

This dharma talk (+ discussion) and guided meditation were recorded Wednesday, February 13, 2019, as a part of the “Beginner’s Mind” 8-week meditation series. After having to cancel two previous Wednesday evening sessions due to difficult winter...
Include yourself

Include yourself

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” ― Jack Kornfield Can you show up fully? Mindfully, heart-fully? #mindfulness #compassion #wiseheart #lovingkindness #metta #joy #equanimity...
Coming home to our hearts

Coming home to our hearts

Thrilled to be bringing this beautiful Buddha home to live with us at Stream. 💞 🙏🏻We picked her up from Thrive Mind, Body & Soul, Niagara Falls, Ontario#smiling #peaceful #buddha #dharma #sangha #safetyfirst...
Instructions for living

Instructions for living

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do. With your one wild and precious life?” Blessings on your journey, Mary Oliver. 🙏🏻 #wisdom #mindfulness #simplicity #joy #peace #maryoliver...
Guidelines for a clear mind

Guidelines for a clear mind

When we sit down to meditate, we may sometimes (or often) find ourselves struggling and tumbling through painful memories, thoughts, feelings — guilt, shame, anger, regret — over words spoken or unspoken, over deeds done or not done. In fact, a lot of the...