It can be hard to do things you know are good for you. In this 2001 instruction from the Lion’s Roar archive, Cyndi Lee offers advice and a sequence of yoga poses for pushing through your own resistance.
When the storms of life hit, your body can be a place of refuge and healing. Cyndi Lee says it starts with making friends with your body.
Yoga practitioner Alison Wearing discovers how to appreciate the moment, even in the great white north.
You don’t just practice mindfulness with your mind. You practice it with your body too. Yoga teacher and Buddhist Cyndi Lee teaches us how.
While tension and imbalance manifest as discursiveness, a truly balanced body generates an ease and relaxation that naturally supports the awakened mind.
On or off the meditation cushion, we can be friends with our body—just the way it is. Cyndi Lee shows us how to sit with relaxation and ease.
Thich Nhat Hanh offers three exercises for well-being, “a wonderful way of connecting your mind and body in mindfulness.”
“Your shoulders, arms, neck and ribs can either be a restrictive cage for your heart or an undulating, comforting protector.”
Four teachers compare breath practices in yoga and three schools of Buddhism—Theravada, Zen, and Tibetan Buddhism.
Cyndi Lee, founder of the OM Yoga Center in New York, on our relationship to the breath, breathing techniques, and poses to recognize our “authentic breath.”