Yoga and the Default Mode Network

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The practice of yoga can give us insight into our reliance on our brain’s Default Mode Network, and what that means for our well-being. What is the Default Mode Network (DMN)? Scientists like Judson Brewer and colleagues see the DMN as a pattern of certain areas of the brain being active when we are awake […]

Update from Breathing Space March 27

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We will be piloting LIVE online yoga classes this weekend! Stay tuned for updates, or check the Class schedule here   “Traveler, there is no path, paths are made by walking” – Antonio Machado Wishing you health and ease in this period of … well, when we look back after we get through this, we’ll […]

Stress Release with an Eye Pillow

Yes, a simple eye pillow can help with stress release, and provide other health benefits, according to Dr. Bo Forbes! “Light pressure on the eyeballs lowers heart rate …by eliciting what’s called the oculocardiac reflex. It also stimulates the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve  … regulates heart rate and digestion, and it’s the primary medium through […]