Mindful Musings

Welcome to Mindful Musings!

Our Namaste Yoga staff and students have an abundance of wisdom to share, and thus, Mindful Musings was born! Watch for playlists, quotes, book recommendations, poems, random thoughts, and more. If you have something to share to our page, please email us at namasteyogaohio@gmail.com. 

January 1, 2024: Good Karma Class

On January 1st of each year, we host a Good Karma Class at Namaste Yoga to invite the wheel of good energy to begin with us! We have made donations to individuals and families in the past, as well as organizations whose cause speaks to our hearts. This year, we chose to donate to the…
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How Do I Meditate

By Lori Gray   I’ll let you in on a little secret.  You already practice meditation.  Really, you do!  Have you ever felt a ‘runner’s high’ after a 3-mile jog, lost all track of time engaged in a hobby, or found a sense of peace and calm after time in prayer?  Think back to a…
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Focus on the Now

by Meg Crawford I thought this was the perfect quote for November as we are all often dwelling on the past or thinking 5 steps ahead of ourselves. We can all stop and focus on the now and begin to appreciate the small things.

The Definition of Yoga

by Mary Stepanek The quick, often used definition of Yoga (and my favorite) is “to yoke or combine body, mind and spirit.” If you look up the word ‘yoga” in the dictionary you will find: Yo·ga /ˈyōɡə/ nouna Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption…
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Balance by Cyndy Edwards I am blessed to live in a neighborhood completely surrounded by trees. Nearly every morning I soak in the sights, sounds, & smells of its earliest moments. I have discovered that starting the day in motion with nature brings me into balance emotionally, spiritually, & physically. Balance on its surface seems…
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Letting Go

We let go of different things at different times of our life. Sometimes we get to decide what we want to let go of and other times we’re forced to let things, people, expectations, or circumstances go. Oftentimes it is not an easy process, no matter how you get there.   I do know that…
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Building Bridges

We are in transition in my family. Our son stayed in his fraternity house this summer, working, taking classes, coming home on occasion to have a good meal and take a nap in his childhood bed and return to school a few hours later. We moved our middle child in for her sophomore year of…
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