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Vipassana meditation classes

I am now offering Vipassana meditation classes. Vipassana, or ‘insight’ meditation is a training of the mind: Vipassana is the oldest of Buddhist meditation practices. The method comes directly from the Satipatthana Sutta [Foundations of Mindfulness], a discourse attributed to the Buddha himself. Vipassana is a direct and gradual cultivation of mindfulness or awareness. It […]

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T’ai Chi is evidenced based!

T’ai Chi and Qi Gong had a systematic review in 2010 by the American journal of health promotion.in relation to bone health, physical function and falls prevention. Below is the conclusion from this review of the literature. The evidence is exciting and affirming.  My own experience of teaching is that many of my students benefit […]

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T’ai Chi for balance and strength

T’ai Chi is often associated with older people, attracting those who want help with balance and mobility. However, it is a robust martial art, which can be enjoyed by a wide age range. I have been practicing T’ai Chi since my 20’s and have found so many health benefits. It is described as ‘meditation in […]

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