What is meditation?

Meditation is an interning of the mind, turning the mind away from external objects and exploring consciousness.  Meditation is an inward journey and the goal is to know pure consciousness (awareness without thought) at the depth level of the...

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New class! Now teaching at Temple of Kriya Yoga!

I am very happy to announce I will be teaching the beginning level hatha yoga class at the Temple of Kriya Yoga in Logan Square on Tuesday nights 6:30-8pm starting January 18.  I'm coming home!  This is where I...

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Yoga Bent studio grand opening!

New studio opening in Highland Park at which I will be teaching!  Grand opening is Jan. 15 and 16 from 11am to 3 pm.  There will be 20 minute class demos of all the studio offers so it's a...

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Vipassana!

I just finished my first 10 day course!  Holy Moly!  I finished on Sunday, came back to work on Monday and my coworkers asked me how it was.  Good question.  How was it?  How do I describe an experience...

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Life

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was duty. I acted and behold, duty was joy." -Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)  

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Games, Games, Games

I just took the most wonderful workshop, "Games, Games, Games"!  As the title suggests, it was all about cooperative games to teach children in yoga classes.  Mira Binzen, Director of Training at Global Family Yoga in Evanston, led the...

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Yoga for kids at Babydreams-update

There will be no class this Sunday, Sept. 19 at babydreams.  The series will start Sunday, Sept. 26.  Please call or email me with any questions or to register your child. Doug Ringwald     312-420-3427     dougringwald@gmail.com Thanks, Doug

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Yoga for kids at Baby Dreams

I am now teaching a series of yoga classes for kids at Baby Dreams in Highland Park!  The classes will be every Sunday morning starting Sept. 19 for kids 3-10 yrs. old.  The classes are 30 minutes long with...

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Anusara yoga at Evanston Athletic Club

I tried an Anusara yoga class for the first time on Friday.  I really enjoyed it!  So much so that after the class I sat in my car and wrote 2+ pages of notes about all the inspiring and...

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Asanas a la playa

Namaste!  It was a very exciting morning!  Lara, my lovely and energetic wife, got up early and had a brilliant idea.  "Let's go to the beach and practice yoga with the sunrise."  At 5:30 am, staying in bed seemed...

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