Category Archives: Videos

Freedom to Change Comes From Acceptance First

Carl Rogers once said, “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself as I am, then I can change.” A paradox indeed – and many of us fear that this kind of radical acceptance will de-motivate us from growing and evolving.

But it turns out to be just the opposite. When we can give ourselves love and tenderness for the light and the dark aspects of our nature, we provide fertile ground for positive change.

Tai Chi QiGong video

Some of you have joined me at Port Perry Flow Yoga for our six-week “Movement and Meditation” classes. If you are interested in cultivating your home practice in Tai Chi QiGong, and would like a visual reference to some of the movements we have been practicing together, please enjoy this video. The lovely, flowing music and movements of Master Wing Cheung cultivate a sense of peace and relaxation in the practitioner.

Tai Chi Qigong is a gentle, accessible practice that can be practiced by anyone, regardless of age or existing health issues. It is a joy to do, and deeply relaxing. Enjoy!

Tara Brach: Deep Listening with the Ears of the Heart

Tara Brach is a clinical psychologist and Buddhist meditation teacher. She has written a number of books, and offers many courses that help us navigate through life more skillfully. In this short video, Tara teaches us how to be truly present when we listen to each other with the “ears of the heart.”

The deeply healing power of “being heard” by someone in a non-judgmental way, is truly a gift of compassion and love.

Jack Kornfield – Free video series, “How Mindfulness can break the cycle of fear and anger”

Fear. Anger……how can we decrease the suffering experienced by these emotions? In this free video series, Jack Kornfield, PhD Clinical Psychologist and Buddhist monk, shares teachings from the wisdom traditions that help us to break away from the bonds of negative emotion and alleviate our suffering.

Click here to sign up for the free video series, “How Mindfulness can break the cycle of fear and anger”