Adventures in Contemplative Design #1: Making Something Out of Nothing

Making Something Out of Nothing is a introductory video that is applicable to new and experienced creatives. MeLisa’s creative + design framework, Contemplative Design, is based in Tibetan Buddhist Meditation, Mindfulness-Awareness, Deep Listening, + Earth-Based/Elemental Intuitive wisdom and communication. This video takes you through the use of simple “raw” materials into the creation of various…

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Ancient Breathwork for Modern Times

Ancient Breathwork Modern Times

Explore 3 major breathing techniques known as pranayama in Yogic traditions, and how they help nourish the nervous system, balance being calm but energized, and build more resiliency and capacity in the face of many stressors in our current world.

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Self-Compassion Practice for Racial Healing

Self Compassion Practice for Racial Healing Cover

This practice is for developing greater embodied felt sense, connection, and understanding of what true self-compassion is. It is rooted in Tibetan Buddhist teachings of Tonglen and Metta (practice of sending and receiving AND Loving-Kindness practice). Additionally other prompts and visualizations are given to the practice in order to address a variety of challenges and…

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OM/AUM Chakra Meditation

Aum Chakra Mediation Cover

OM/AUM meditation connected to the Chakras has been used for centuries. Rather than “performing” yoga and chanting, this powerful beej mantra (seed sound) is a way to go inward to expand inner healing and one’s consciousness as it connects, clears, and revitalizes our chakras/energy centers linked to our physical, emotional, mental, and auric bodies.

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Warrior-Triangle Series Yoga Asana

MoonGold Warrior Triangle Series

(Intensity Level: Medium Vigour, Warming Practice) Strength comes in many forms, not just physical. The strength of being a warrior in many teachings is to be a compassionate heart, for the self so it can extend out to others. Triangles are considered one of the strongest sacred shapes in many traditions, able to bear weight…

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Moon Salutation/Chandra Namaskar Yoga Asana

MoonGold Moon Salutation/Chandra Namaskar

(Intensity Level: Slow to Medium Vigour, Rejuvenating, Cooling + Warming Practice) This deeply rejuvenating practice connects us to the moon essence in us, opening up our creativity, intuition, emotional intelligence, and strong cosmic feminine energy (regardless of our gender we all have this energy in us! And since its an energy that our modern society…

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Sun Salutation/Surya Namaskar Yoga Asana

MoonGold Sun Salutation/Surya Namaskar

(Intensity Level: Medium to High Vigour, Heating/Warming Practice) We greet the sun, honour and invite its ever luminous revitalizing energy, building our metabolic fire and ability to digest and transform everything from our food to our subtlest energies. Many teachings share that our true nature is like the luminous sun- under the clouds and through…

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Nervous System Reset: 3 Yogic Practices to Build Resiliency

MoonGold Nervous System Reset

This video, half theory and half practical, shares an introduction to how Ayurvedic and Yogic Sciences understand trauma and stress, and 3 yogic techniques that build the foundation to reset the nervous system, and cultivate inner spaciousness, tools, and resiliency for when activation, triggers, and deregulating stimulus may arise again.

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