Mindful Exercise by Ana Nieto

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Last month I attended a mindfulness workshop facilitated by Jim Cahill, an expert researcher and teacher in the mindfulness field held at the amazing Fairmont Grand Del Mar Hotel. Not only did he share research that shows why meditation is beneficial to us but he also demonstrated it using one of the participants interacting with a biofeedback machine. This machine shows that when we are meditating and mindful our heart and breath work in unison but when we are not, it almost looks like they are fighting against each other. This lecture inspired me to create a structured protocol for mindful exercise.

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