PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wedged into a recliner in the corner of her assisted living apartment in Portland, Skylar Freimann, who has a terminal heart condition and pulmonary illness, anxiously eyed her newly arrived hospital bed on a recent day and worried over how she would maintain independence as she further loses mobility.
MIAMI (AP) — R&B singer-songwriter Alicia Keys guided a few hundred people at a small show in Miami through a 10-minute meditation before asking them to make some choices.
Keys wanted concert goers gathering for an immersive exhibit on the eve of Art Basel Miami Beach to listen to her new material, and then pick either the relaxing piano versions the Grammy-winning artist is best known for, or the more-produced tracks with a different beat for the same songs.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors have moved to dismiss the case against a former teacher from a Buddhist meditation center who was accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl.
The Daily Camera reports the Boulder County District Attorney's office filed a motion Wednesday saying the alleged victim has refused to meet with prosecutors "due to trauma from this case.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Louis Menand's Cold War cultural history “The Free World” and Hanif Abdurraqib's meditation on Black artistry “A Little Devil in America” are among the works on the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards.
(RNS) — In all Zen traditions, meditation is the backbone of the practice. Students sit with a tall spine, hands loosely interlocked and eyes half-closed. At Chosei Zen in Madison, Wisconsin, though, new students are never quite prepared for the rigor of Rinzai Zen, which asks participants to remain motionless for up to 45 minutes — twice a day.
PARIS (AP) — An app that bills itself as helping with "sleep, relaxation and meditation" says it is showing support for Naomi Osaka by offering to pay fines for tennis players who don't fulfill 2021 Grand Slam media obligations for mental health reasons.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators have hatched a plan for returning the Kansas Statehouse's meditation room to its original spot after Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly moved it to create more space for her staff.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday signed legislation to allow public schools to teach yoga, overturning a ban put in place 27 years ago at the urging of conservative groups.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Luka Garza knew what everyone expected before returning for a final run as Iowa’s unquestioned star...
NEW YORK (AP) — When the producers of the new animated children’s series “Stillwater” asked Mallika Chopra to be the show’s “mindfulness consultant,” the meditation expert, author and speaker said she was immediately on board...
WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Sitting cross-legged in her living room, Donna Borak rested her palm on her heart as she guided a small group of virtual participants in meditation and deep breathing...
NEW YORK (AP) — Meditation and immersion in soothing sounds meet church liturgy at All Saints Episcopal Church in Brooklyn...
If the holidays leave you more stressed than centered, some experts say daily meditation sessions can help...
NEW YORK (AP) — Feeling "lost" after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election, Sara Bareilles found herself in a meditation class to help deal with the new American reality...
Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense...
The woman’s voice was calm, soothing even, as she told me to slowly breathe — “drink in your breath,” actually.
My eyes were shut, hands softly resting on my knees as I was listening to a 10-minute meditation about savoring the little things in life, my first time practicing mindfulness and being told to focus solely on breathing in and out.
(BPT) - The mental and physical merits of walking are well established, from helping ward off depression to preventing heart disease. Meditation, likewise, can help reduce anxiety symptoms and improve sleep quality.
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — At a gilded temple in Thailand's mountainous north, Ekapol Chanthawong honed a skill that will serve him well as he sits trapped underground in a dark cave: meditation...
n The Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will have a worship service today at 4 p.m., at the church building at 309 N. Garfield in Pocatello. All are welcome. Our new minister, Pastor Jenny Peek, will share her reflection on the history of Coming Out, and its broader implications for Unitarian Universalists.
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n The Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host its annual Flower Communion ceremony today at 4 p.m.
DANBURY - Residents interested in reducing stress are invited to a yoga meditation with Indian music on Saturday at the Danbury Library.
The free event, planned from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will be conducted in English and Spanish, according to an event posting.
POCATELLO - On Sunday, the Portneuf Sangha will examine ways to apply the Buddha’s teachings, the Dharma, to everyday life. This week, participants are invited to bring a short reading or quote to share and discuss.
n The Trinity Episcopal Church will host an Easter service on Sunday at 6 a.m. The Great Vigil of Easter: Light Lessons telling the story of God's saving deeds, renewal of Baptismal vows and the first Eucharist of Easter.
POCATELLO - On Sunday, April 16, the Portneuf Sangha will host a 30-minute mindfulness meditation at its Third Sunday Sit. The meditation will begin at 10 a.m., followed by chanting and discussion. Through mindfulness practices, we learn to respond to inner and outer experiences with awareness, clarity, and non-judgment.
POCATELLO - On Sunday, the Portneuf Sangha and Meditation Center will show the final portion of a filmed talk by renowned Vietnamese monk, Thich Nhat Hanh. This 30 minute segment of the film, entitled The Practice of Peace, includes teachings by Thich Nhat Hanh on mindfulness meditation and compassion.
If there’s one thing Carla Zilka wants to stress about the burgeoning practice that’s ballooning into a billion-dollar industry, it’s this: Most people understand meditation all wrong.
“Please write this down,” the Greenwich Water Club yoga programs director said during a tour of the club’s new meditation center and with a clear note of exasperation.
POCATELLO - On Sunday, members of the Portneuf Sangha will examine ways to apply the Buddha’s teachings, the Dharma, to everyday life. This week, members are invited to bring a short reading or quote to share and discuss.
n The Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will hold a worship service today at 4 p.m. All are welcome at the church at 309 N. Garfield. Guest speaker will be Dr. James Skidmore.
n La Voz Latina hosts Dr. Beverly Klug " SD Nelson"award winning author at 2 p.m. and Dr. Allan Christelow, "Africa Colonization" at 3:30 p.m. View on Cable 64 and on line You Tube, pocatello.us/vs.