We often think we’re listening when we’re really just waiting for our own turn to speak. But truly holding space for another can feel surprisingly wonderful. These classes are meant to help you build essential listening skills that can deepen your bonds and expand the lens through which you see the world. There may come a time when your full, compassionate attention means everything to someone in need.
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9 classes • 282 mins
Find a comfortable place to settle into a quiet, receptive state. Practice gradually deepening equal breathing, becoming more sensitive to sound as you listen for the stillness within. Props Suggested: A blanket or bolster to sit on.
Learning to listen with the whole body. This slow meditative flow attunes the body/mind instrument to listen in order to follow the inner promptings and to recognize those instances of synchronicity. Props Suggested: A block, blanket and bolster.
The beauty of a morning practice is it is very conducive to meditation and deep inner listening. This is a spacious flow with emphasis on breath, quietude, and quality of attention. Sun salutations (surya namaskar A) and a playful variation on B series with tree (vrksasana) eagle (garudasana) & pyramid (parsvottanasana) crescent flow. Leg energizing sequence with temple, warrior 2 (virabhadrasana) triangle (utthita trikonasana) and extended side angle pose (utthita parsvakonasana). Opportunity for bunny hop handstand (balance and energy permitting!!!). Chair twist (parsva utkatasana) and backbends to finish. There is a mini savasana at the end, so if you require a long savasana please make extra time for that on your own. BLESSINGS! Have a blessed day <3
The art of positive, lasting, and healthy relationships lies in conscious communication. In this lecture, Kia shares four aids to communicating more consciously: learning how to deeply listen; choosing the tone of communication; using inclusive language, and getting to the heart of the matter.
Using the visualization of a stethoscope, scan your body and listen deeply within. Begin at your heart, noticing the pulsations, then sense the rise and fall of your breathing at your diaphragm, lower belly, and skull.
In every workplace, you find yourself in complex relationships of give and take. Yoga teaches the importance of learning how to be actively receptive and the dangers of falling into passivity. By more actively engaging in the processes of listening, seeing and receiving, you can make your own authentic experience available for others to receive. Props Suggested: A bolster, blanket or chair
Gain an understanding of how your yoga practice and proper rest can help keep your immune system in balance. Featuring a strong, heat building standing pose flow, including warriors 1, 2 and half moon pose. Also includes multiple spinal twists to detoxify the internal organs. Concludes with hip and thigh openers and upper back bends. Connect to the importance of listening to the messages your body is sending to stay healthy during the winter season.
This mantra-based practice will help you access a higher level of communication. It consists of a simple mudra and a mantra chanted for eleven minutes. If you are looking to refine your communication skills, give it a try!
For moments when it's time to come clean, to listen and receive, this practice will help you dissolve your assumptions, ask the right questions and stay in touch with yourself. Start with a facial massage done on your back to make contact with your body. Quick cross referencing sun salutations warm you up and change the way you see and feel. Backbends follow, with a long held gomukhasana and bananasana to conclude before a sweet savasana. Props Needed: A block.
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