Mindlab

Mind Body Research

  • Mindlab: Breathwork & Heart Health

    We all want our hearts to be healthy, fact! There are many ways to support our hearts health one way is conscious breathing also know as controlled breathing or in the practice of Yoga it is known as Pranayama.  Those of you who have a regular Pranayama practice will know of it’s benefits, but for […]

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  • Mindlab: Meridians Do Exist

    So at last science finally proves meridians exist, which is great news for cultivation and health practices such as Taichi, Yoga, Qigong, Meditation and healing modalities such as Acupuncture and Shiatsu. “In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi,Biochemist and Nobel Prize Winner. For […]

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  • Mindlab: Productivity v Busyness

    I am so busy….i don’t know if I found some rope or lost my horse…?  Over the last 20 years, we’ve seen an exponential growth in the number of peer-reviewed journal papers about mindfulness. Scientists all over the world have been examining the effectiveness of mindfulness in various contexts, including the workplace, healthcare and education. […]

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  • Mindlab: Benefits of Teen Yoga

    Understanding the adolescent brain is essential. Before we go on to talk about the benefits of Yoga for teenagers we must share the current findings on the development of the brain at this important stage of life. The adolescent years are from around 12 – 24. There are critical phases of brain growth in children […]

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  • Mindlab: Transforming Your School

    Here is how a San Francisco School has been transformed by the Power of Meditation and Mind Training Silence isn’t something people usually associate with middle school, but twice a day the halls of Visitacion Valley School in San Francisco fall quiet as the sixth, seventh and eighth grade students meditate for fifteen minutes. And […]

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  • Mindlab: Mindfulness in the Workplace

    What do hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, Bill Ford, the Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company, and Ray Dalio, the billionaire founder of hedge fund firm Bridgewater Associates, have in common? They all take time out of their day to meditate and practice mindfulness. Their business interests may be diverse but they all agree that the […]

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  • Mindlab: The Neuroscience of Why Meditation Works – Huff Post – Ashley Turner

    As yogis have known for centuries and scientists can now prove, the benefits of meditation are profound. Meditation is perhaps the most crucial instrument to harness the power of thought, cultivate more peace, clarity and happiness. Learning to train the brain and focus our attention is crucial to thriving and cultivating a peak performance in […]

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  • Mindlab: Mindful Leadership: Finding the Space to Lead

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    “Our world needs mindful leaders, people who embody leadership presence. We need leaders who not only understand themselves but who are not afraid to be open- hearted and who have the strength of character to make ethical choices. The problems we see all around us are not insurmountable, but they do require a new kind […]

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  • Mindlab: Mindfulness in Schools – A Growing Movement

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    Prep School Magazine: There is currently a major growth of interest and activity around mindfulness for children and young people, particularly in the context of schools, with theory, practice, interventions, research, conferences and publications proliferating. The evidence for its effectiveness is still young, but is growing, positive and promising. Well conducted mindfulness interventions, such as […]

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