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T’ai Chi and the String of Pearls

By | 2017-07-14T09:26:10+00:00 April 12th, 2016|T'ai Chi|

“In motion the whole body should be light, alert, and fluid, moving like a string of pearls. The chi [energy] should be active, but the spirit should remain centered and calm.” -Writing on the principles of T’ai Chi Chuan, by Yang Lu-Ch’an, 1799-1872; attributed to the ‘father of t’ai chi, Chang San Feng The practice [...]

Meditation: It is easier than you think!

By | 2017-07-14T09:26:11+00:00 May 7th, 2015|Meditation|

Have you ever thought about meditating, or even tried it, but thought you couldn't do it, or maybe you couldn't do it right? I have a secret to tell you: There is no right or wrong way to meditate. Many people believe that meditation is only stopping thoughts and completely silencing the mind. There can [...]

Mindful Dharma Yoga

By | 2017-07-14T09:26:12+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Musings, News, Yoga|

The doors slowly slide open and the subtle scent of vanilla and jasmine are just barely noticeable. The room is warm, but not too warm, and there is a mat rolled out—one that isn’t mine. On the mat is a man I don’t know. My heart jumps into my throat as I slowly close the [...]

Gratitude for the Rain

By | 2016-10-24T16:55:19+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Musings|

Watching the trees in the constant weather of the daily rains in Oregon I am reminded of something I heard once in a meditation as I was commuting to Rawlins, Wyoming. It was a rainy spring day in Wyoming as I drove on I-80. I looked at the mountains and heard, from the edges of [...]

Awareness is the Future of Therapy

By | 2017-07-14T09:26:26+00:00 December 6th, 2014|Counseling, Mindful Therapy|

By Susan Guio, LCSW The Old What do people really desire when they come to therapy? Why does research show upwards to 65% of people who receive traditional mental health counseling seek non-traditional methods to address their needs? Traditional mental heath teeters on the brink of imploding with paperwork, insurance processing nightmares, and grand expectations. [...]

Remembering the Power of Intention

By | 2014-10-31T15:32:05+00:00 October 31st, 2014|Meditation, Musings, News|

Good afternoon! We haven't been posting a lot lately, and we have a good reason: We are having a Grand Opening on November 15th! So come for free yoga, free lunch, and free meditation! Or just come and hang out and have some coffee! Now, for the post! Wendy and I have been talking lately [...]

Tones

By | 2016-10-24T16:52:29+00:00 October 23rd, 2014|Meditation, News|

Many of you are aware that I use tones in Moving in Creation and have even heard me use them in Creating Mindful Balance. What are these you may be asking? Take a moment and close your eyes wherever you are at. Bring your awareness to your breath and listen to the sounds all around [...]

Choice & Responsibility

By | 2017-07-14T09:26:27+00:00 October 23rd, 2014|Meditation, Musings|

Good day to you all! It is amazing to me how often we give up our power to others, to circumstances, and to our own emotions & thoughts. In our day to day lives we make a million choices, but we give ourselves credit for a small percentage of those choices. Why do we do [...]

Body Awareness

By | 2016-10-24T16:53:04+00:00 October 22nd, 2014|Meditation, Musings, Yoga|

Hi everyone! I had a thought today about body awareness. Now, I know most of us these days don't want to be aware of our bodies. It doesn't matter what size, shape, or age our body is, we tend to ignore it as much as possible so that we can ignore the "flaws" we are [...]