Links to some of our favorite sites


Sheila Magalhaes: 2017 Springfield TEDx Talk:
Energy Shared...It Matters.


The Give Back Yoga Foundation
Their programs include:
Mindful Yoga Therapy: Helping Veterans (and anyone dealing with trauma) to a calm body & mind.
Eat Breathe Thrive: Supporting positive body image through yoga and community.
Prison Yoga Project: Teaching incarcerated men and women non-violent problem resolution.
yoga4cancer: Helping cancer survivors manage the side effects of treatment with yoga.
Yoga of 12-Step Recovery: Supporting addiction recovery and relapse prevention through yoga.
The Hard and The Soft Yoga Teacher Training: Training Teachers not just in the physical practice of yoga but to be leaders in their communities and to participate in the healing of the world.

Mindful Yoga Therapy research
including related research for PTSD, Trauma, Mood Disorder, and more.

Mindful Yoga Therapy Resources for home, including:
Yoga Posture Guide
Breathing download/stream "Breathe In, Breath Out"
Yoga Nidra download/stream  "Deep Relaxation"

Benefits of Meditation
Over 100 studies, catorgorized into 76 benefits and 46 subheadings.

Guided Yoga Nidra for Sleep
You can click on this recording and enjoy a Yoga Nidra experience.


Yoga Nidra Feasability Study at Walter Reed Memorial Hospital
Adjunctive Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder pdf


Kundalini Kirtan Meditation
Sa Ta Na Ma, some background, and how to practice this meditation.

Sesame Street's new initiative to teach children how to deal with stress and anxiety
with simple strategies to help them feel safe and secure.

Elmo Practices Belly Breathing
to calm his inner monster.

At Eetna, a CEO's Management by Mantra
Describing the positive effects of offering yoga, meditation and mindfulness in the corporate world.
New York Times, February 27, 2015.


Aetna CEO Puts a Premium on Employee Wellness
CBS news story, Mark Bertolini brings health and wellness to the workplace.
CBS News, March 26, 2015.

The Busier You are, the More You Need Mindfulness.
Harvard Business Review, December 18, 2015.

Mindfulness for Senior Executives
Harvard University social psychology professor Ellen Langer says organizations can make better decisions by setting the right context.


5 Tips for Employers thinking about Mindfulness Programs
March 25, 2015
From Aetna, with more links to other sites.