Mindfulness Meditation | Practices

Practices

There is growing concern over our society's need to be constantly "plugged in" and connected through technology. But what if tech gadgets actually helped us achieve solitude? Designer Ben Fullerton explores the possibilities.

Practices

No question, yoga has a large following in the West. But how has hatha yoga, specifically asana practice, taken centre stage? And what role has the West played in that preference? Andrea Miller reviews two books that address these questions: Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice, by Mark Singleton, and The Subtle Body: The Story of Yoga in America, by Stefanie Syman. 

Body & Mind

Physical pain is unavoidable, but meditation practice can ease the mental suffering that often accompanies it. Susan Smalley and Diana Winston teach us how.