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Mind Practice: Befriend Your Brain

Yoga is a wonderful tool for bringing strength and flexibility to the body, but it’s also a healing balm for the brain and mind. In this short yoga sequence, Shari Friedrichsen shares a routine to nourish the mind and befriend your brain. Learn how our physical well-being is intrinsically connected to our mental state, and enjoy the myriad of benefits yoga has to offer at the level of body, breath, and mind.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 18 mins

About the Teacher

Shari Friedrichsen

Shari Friedrichsen has been teaching and studying yoga for more than 45 years and is a key facilitator of the Himalayan Institute's Vishoka Meditation Course and the Vishoka Meditation Teacher Training program. She conducts classes, seminars and trainings, nationally and internationally, sharing the Wisdom of the Himalayan Tradition, of which she has been a student for over 22 years. Shari has studied asana, meditation, and philosophy with respected teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Amma Karunamayi, and BKS Iyengar. Shari's unique style incorporates asanas, pranayama and meditation with breath awareness and subtle and gross anatomical guidance to draw the student into the inner experience of yoga and the self. Her approach uses yoga as a vital, powerful, and compassionate component in supporting the body, mind, heart and soul. Shari holds the following certifications-C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, and YACEP-and has presented over 100 videos, audio recordings, and courses on YogaInternational.com as well as being a frequent contributor to the Wisdom Library.

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