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7/11 Breathing Technique

The 7/11 technique is a breathing exercise whereby you breathe in for a count of 7 and out for a count 11. It is used to help alleviate and overcome symptoms of anxiety and stress. A simple yet powerful technique that facilitates relaxation helping you to regain composure. Emotional intensity When we experience powerful emotions, such […]

Why Mindfulness & Yoga?

Why Mindfulness & Yoga? Mindfulness is a basic human quality, perhaps best described as being “equally present with all events and experiences with discernment, curiosity and kindness” (Christina Feldman, 2012). We cultivate mindfulness through a practice that involves training of our attention, awareness and compassion. We learn to shift perspective and respond to stressors more skilfully. […]

Three-step Breathing Space meditation

A short practice with Veronika. No prior experience required. You can start your mindfulness practice right here and right now. Perhaps weave it into your day morning, lunch and evening time.   3-step Breathing Space (5 min) Download the practice  Listen and practice Watch a brief introduction and practice   To join an upcoming Mindfulness course please […]

Mindfulness at Work

Mindfulness has gained popularity amongst forward thinking, innovative companies for its great effects on the human capital. Organisations from Google to the NHS and Transport for London offer Mindfulness training to both their employees and executives, making worthwhile the investment in these programs for the business. The benefits are convincing: Decrease of sick days; less conflict in the […]

Formal & Informal Mindfulness Practice

Mindfulness and mindfulness meditation are not one and the same. Each practice fosters different aspects. The formal mindfulness meditation practice can be practiced as sitting meditation, walking meditation, lying down meditation (body scan) and as mindful yoga. The length of the practice is up to each practitioner, most often it ranges between 10 and 45 […]