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Science Behind Being Mindful; Presentation, Discussion, Meditate

Hosted by the Consul of the Toronto Yoga & Meditation Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 06 Feb 10:30 - 12:00

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We will go through a slide presentation to understand the science behind being mindful, coping mechanisms and open the floor for a discussion/questions and then enjoy a short guided meditation...

The Vagus Nerve is what we tap into when we move from the fight/ flight mode to a relaxed state of Being (parasympathetic nervous system Protected content runs from the base of the skull down the length of the spine. Science has proved what ancient traditions have been practising all along.

If you miss a session - don't worry as a link of the guided meditation will be shared too.

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Mindfulness is like learning to ride a bicycle, or learning to ride a car and there will be moments of pure bliss or moments of pure frustration but a regular practice allows us to hone these skills and it just gets easier and enjoyable over time.

Priyanka has been teaching Yoga, Mindfulness & Breathing exercises since Protected content been practising since Protected content .
She has studied Sivandanda Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga and explored Kundalini, Jivamukti, Anusara, Iyenger, Bikram/HOT yoga, Yin/Restorative Yoga and Acro yoga, just to name a few.
Priyanka is currently studying:
Buddhist Concepts at the Kadampa Meditation Centre &
Introduction to Psychology from Coursera offered by Yale.
She blends the Vipassana meditation technique with various others so that everyone has a chance to explore what resonates or works for them.