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Teaching children meditation

Do you have an active meditation practice? Or, did you have one before becoming a parent? Even if you are completely new to meditation, are you interested in building upon the proven benefits of this practice and encouraging your children to join you in cultivating mindfulness? Author, mother, and meditation teacher Amy Wright Glenn reflects often upon the benefits of introducing children to mindfulness based practices and seated meditation practice. As a Mommy & Me Yoga teacher, Amy has supported many mothers in their efforts…

  • June 19, 2017
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

In this circle no fear

In this circle, no fear In this circle, deep peace In this circle, great happiness In this circle, safety  We gathered by the sea. Women who hold space for thresholds. Women who hold the hands of the birthing and the dying.  We gathered to learn, share, inspire, restore. Through yoga, meditation, open discussion, and deep listening, we emerged transformed. The Institute for the Study of Birth, Breath, and Death is powerful. It is radiant with life. Enjoy these photos from our October…

  • October 13, 2015
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

Mirroring Each Other

Every Sunday evening I teach an all-levels Kripalu Yoga class. Students gather and set up their space with mat/props. I welcome each person. Kripalu Yoga practice offers a restorative way to conclude a busy week. The energy is calm and soft. There isn’t too much I’d change about the studio. I love working with the owner, staff, and students. Yet, a large expansive mirror covers an entire wall and I very much prefer to teach in a mirror-free space. While I…

  • February 23, 2015
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

Yoga Testimonials

Yoga Testimonials for Amy Wright Glenn “Amy’s teaching style draws you into the heart of practice, breathing the body into connections with self, spirit, and the universe.” “Amy has a soothing voice and calming presence. She guides with care. She reminds us why we are there.” “Amy holds a space that honors each individual’s strengths. She honors and holds each individual as they grow. Amy holds a space that allows you to process whatever comes up for you.” “Our private…

  • January 2, 2015
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

Five Mindfulness Blessings for 2015

1. May you love. As we begin 2015, may you make an ever-increasingly courageous dedication to embody the force of love. There is no healing power greater than this force on earth. It takes only a cursory read of headline news to see how the absence of love creates profound suffering. May you work to cultivate connection, compassion, and empathy. In the process not only do you transform, but so does the world. If you enjoy reflecting on the intersection of…

  • December 31, 2014
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

Shifting Spiritual Landscapes

For the last 15 years, I’ve taught comparative religion and philosophy at the college and independent high school level. At some point in every course, inevitably the question arises, “So, what religion do you follow Amy?” Bright eyes accompany this heartfelt inquiry. I also hear cautious curiosity in their voices. Would my students think differently of me if I said I was an atheist, a Mormon, a Muslim, or a Jew? In class, my students compose personal reflections about their…

  • December 2, 2014
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

Prenatal Yoga

Originally published in International Doula Magazine. Many pregnant women know that the practice of prenatal yoga asanas (postures) is helpful for in staying in shape through pregnancy and preparing for childbirth. In fact, most of the women in my prenatal yoga classes are entirely new to yoga and are inspired to try these ancient postures because of their pregnancy. There are numerous benefits to such a practice. During my prenatal yoga teacher training, we were told that “it’s never too…

  • December 2, 2014
  • By Amy Wright Glenn