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The physiological science of compassion

The physiological science of compassion

Why meditate? Why practice yoga? Why exercise? The vagus nerve reveals a physiological science of compassion, better emotional health, plus physical benefits such as increased immunity. “If you have a strong vagal profile — which you can cultivate through exercise,...
Curiosity as an antidote to suffering

Curiosity as an antidote to suffering

“Curiosity can be an antidote to a lot of suffering.” ― Annaka Harris As she describes it, Annaka Harris’ childhood experience with migraines led her to the simple and profound insight that curiosity – stopping to look at our direct experience without clouds of...
Sankalpa

Sankalpa

Yoga Nidra is practiced as a powerful method for releasing ourselves from our conditioned mental and emotional patterns (samskaras) — the psychological imprints or impressions that give rise to our repetitive thoughts, feelings and behaviours. At the beginning, we...
Meditation + Mantra Specialty Class

Meditation + Mantra Specialty Class

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 7–9pmStream Yoga + Meditation, 819 Weaver Rd, Port Colborne Join Heather Fenton and visiting instructor Julie Boyse of Journey 2 Balance, for a special edition of our Wednesday evening meditation class. We’ll be combining the paths of...