Mindfulness or Sitting Meditation: What’s the Difference, and Does It Matter?

If you’ve practiced yoga for a while, you’ve probably become more mindful. While you may not think of your new “skill” as mindfulness, you’ve likely heard the term. Jon Kabot Zinn, a pioneer in this area, describes mindfulness—specifically mindfulness meditation—as awareness. Being mindful means being able to see clearly and stay focused on what is […]


Balancing the Crown Chakra: Vibrating in Harmony with The Universe

The crown chakra is our connection to spirit. Located at the top of the head, the crown chakra is the seventh energy center of the chakra system. In Sanskrit, it called sahasrara, which means “the lotus flower of 1000 petals.” Balancing the crown chakra connects us to the spiritual world and opens the doorway to enlightenment. Benefits […]