Mindfulness, Yoga, Compassion & Inspiration

 Slow down.
Sense the moment.
Ancient wisdom for the present time.

Mindfulness, gentle Yoga, compassion, and the deep relaxation of Yoga Nidra. For growth and an appreciation of life.

Whether you are new to meditation or looking for ongoing support for your practice, slow + sense offers resources and classes tailored to you.


Try a Guided Mindfulness Practice

Enjoy this guided 10-minute mindful break. This meditation, which helps to calm the mind and body, includes simple guidance for following the breath. With practice, you learn to remain focused while relaxing the body.


One Executive’s Experience: Meditate the Mind Awake

“To imply that one needs added pressure to function is like saying, ‘In order to get this project done, I’m going to need some additional hurdles.’” -Devon Domanski, Edge3 Team Building & Executive Coaching Mindfulness Training Toronto and slow+sense offer...

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Keep Your Meditation Practice Going

Over the years of my practice, and over the years of teaching mindfulness meditation to others, I see that one of the toughest parts of meditation is simply getting the practice started or keeping the practice up when you've been away from it for a while. Whether...

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When You Don’t Have Time to Meditate

I used to meditate all the time in bed. That was when I was raising my daughter, and I'd get her up and off to school, and then I would go back to bed and meditate. And then I would do the same in the evening, and that was very good for that period because I had so...

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What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness can be defined very simply as skilled focused awareness of the present moment. Mindfulness is also a vast field of information and philosophy, with roots in ancient wisdom including the contemplative traditions of Buddhism, Yoga, and many others....

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Self-Compassion & Empathy

We can nurture balance, wisdom, and strength during our meditation practice. We can also strengthen our ability to be compassionate to ourselves and others with specially developed compassion practices. Why Are Compassion Practices Useful? What we do more of becomes...

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Sitting in Meditation, Made Easier

I recently met Julie Jarvis of REALthings and we shared a tea that happily turned into a morning of connection. One of the many joys of honing a meditation practice is the opportunity to meet great people along the way. Julie has created cushions for meditation...

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