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Negative Thought Detox

For this post,  I thought I’d share my article on negative thought detox, which is a way to rid your mind of negative influences.  Interesting that the word influenza and influence both come from the same root, flu, meaning flow.  When you are under the influence you are in the flow, receiving a stream of whatever is directed your […]

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Emotional Scale

Your emotions are like your body’s internal guidance system, they give you valuable information and feedback on how you are reacting to your surroundings.  Each emotion is an appropriate response to the situation in which you find yourself.  And while it is natural to want to move up the scale, try not to beat yourself […]

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Mini MonkeyMind Session (last one before summer)

MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS CLASSES FOR CHILDREN Last session before summer! A great intro/refresher!  MONKEYMIND MINDFULNESS COURSE (mini session of 4 classes) For children ages 4-12 or anyone who wants to learn mindfulness and likes monkeys. This mini session will comprise of our top favourite lessons. DATE: Thursdays June 8-June 29, 2017 (4 Thursdays before summer […]

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Adult Meditation Classes starting soon!

Taught by Chopra Certified Instructor Judy Reynolds Learn to Meditate with an 8 week Intro to Meditation Course Living in a high stress, distracted society can take its toll.  Luckily, the ancient skill of meditation gives us the tools to thrive in the modern world. In this 8 week course you will learn: • how […]

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That First Day of School Feeling…

Welcome back! Even though most of you (except our teacher friends) are not actually back to school there is something about September that holds the promise of new starts.  We all have those childhood memories of new clothes and backpacks and the anticipation that this year anything could happen.  Imagine how wonderful if we could […]

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Look Who’s Meditating…

Despite, the fact that mindfulness is a common topic these days, there are still people who think that the practice of meditation is only for yogis (or monks), not “regular” people.  There’s the image of the stereotypical yogi, austerely dressed in plain organic cotton with a blissfully detached (or somewhat bored) look on their face.  […]

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meditation classes
Adult Meditation Course

Meditation Classes starting May 7th! Taught by Chopra Center Certified Meditation Instructor Judy Reynolds Have you been listening to guided meditations and are ready for something deeper?  Have you tried to meditate on and off for a while but never made it stick?  Or are you just stressed out and had it with the distracted […]

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Let’s Start with our Thoughts

We’ve all been taught that change is hard, and this is a myth that most of us believe.  Our ego has done a good job of tricking us into believing it because the ego is often resistant to change, and likes to maintain the status quo.  (Plus it can be a clever justification for the rut […]

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Stress Quiz for Kids
Stress Quiz for Kids

How stressed are your children? Ask them to answer the following questions to get a quick idea (and adults, you can take the quiz too). Answer each question with a number ranging from 1 to 5, with 1 being the highest and 5 being the lowest, and the breakdown as follows: Yes, absolutely! Most of […]

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So hum
Meditation Session – SO HUM technique

The SO HUM meditation is loosely based on the sound of your breath.  When you take an inhale it sounds like “SO” and when you exhale it sounds like “HUM”.  It is a very simple and effective meditation that uses rhythm and repetition.  Children (and adults) find it very easy to use the SO HUM […]

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