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From a standing forward fold, students lift their chests until their backs are parallel to the floor and look forward.
Standing with feet hip-width apart and arms at their sides, students stretch taller while simultaneously pressing down through their feet.
Cultivation of an observer awareness that watches whatever is coming and going in the stream.
Students balance in a boat pose across from a partner while holding their partners’ hands and pressing against their partners’ feet.
In this partner exercise, students sit back to back in butterfly pose.
Students sit with legs in a V, clasp hands with a partner, and gently stretch forward and back.
Pressing hands with a partner, students squat down and then lift up on tiptoe.
In this partner exercise, students sit back to back and balance in flower pose.
Pressing hands with a partner, students raise and lower their arms and link their breath with the movements.
Students sit across from a partner and come into turtle pose while clasping their partners’ hands.
Students imagine picking up whatever quality they need in the moment (e.g., courage) from a magical pool.
Progressive muscle relaxation is a practice of tensing and relaxing muscles one group at a time as a way of relaxing the mind and relieving stress.
Offering contemplative instruction and community online.
Through this exercise participants experientially investigate stress responses due to the ubiquity of smartphones in their environments.
A practice to cultivate deeper awareness and attentiveness to a single sense, such as sound.
With arms straight overhead, students extend one leg behind them while bending forward until their chests are parallel to the floor.