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Mindful Movements: Gentle Contemplative Exercises with Monks & Nuns of Plum Village

Overview

The key to restoring both yourself and peace to the world around you is to calm your body and your emotions. These are the teachings of renowned Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, and in this video, he leads a series of meditative exercises to help cultivate the ability to do so. Using the same "meditations in motion" used by the monks and nuns of Plum Village Monastery to complement their practices of sitting meditation, Thich Nhat Hanh's exercises combine mindfulness meditation with basic stretching and graceful ...
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Overview

The key to restoring both yourself and peace to the world around you is to calm your body and your emotions. These are the teachings of renowned Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, and in this video, he leads a series of meditative exercises to help cultivate the ability to do so. Using the same "meditations in motion" used by the monks and nuns of Plum Village Monastery to complement their practices of sitting meditation, Thich Nhat Hanh's exercises combine mindfulness meditation with basic stretching and graceful gestures which provide a way to bring mind and body into sync. ~ Kathryn Tamms
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/16/2007
  • UPC: 600835000826
  • Source: Sounds True
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 36:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 50,349

Cast & Crew

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Thich Nhat Hanh Instructor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Mindful Movements: Gentle Contemplative Exercises With the Monks amd Nuns of Plum Village
1. Guided Instruction: Introduction [3:11]
1. Guided Instruction: 1st Raising the Arms [1:19]
1. Guided Instruction: 2nd Raising the Arms to the Sky [1:51]
1. Guided Instruction: 3rd Fingers on the Shoulders [:58]
1. Guided Instruction: 4th Arm Circles [:57]
1. Guided Instruction: 5th Body Circles [1:46]
1. Guided Instruction: 6th Reach for the Sky [1:54]
1. Guided Instruction: 7th Toe Raises [1:03]
1. Guided Instruction: 8th Pointing Toes [1:09]
1. Guided Instruction: 9th Feet Circles [1:57]
1. Guided Instruction: 10th Reach Lunge [2:18]
1. Guided Practice: Play All Practice Movements [1:52]
1. Guided Practice: 1st Raising the Arms [2:00]
1. Guided Practice: 2nd Raising the Arms to the Sky [1:03]
1. Guided Practice: 3rd Fingers on the Shoulders [:41]
1. Guided Practice: 4th Arm Circles [1:29]
1. Guided Practice: 5th Body Circles [1:16]
1. Guided Practice: 6th Reach for the Sky [:50]
1. Guided Practice: 7th Toe Raises [2:01]
1. Guided Practice: 8th Pointing Toes [1:37]
1. Guided Practice: 9th Feet Circles [2:14]
1. Guided Practice: 10th Reach Lunge [2:35]
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Disc #1 -- Mindful Movements: Gentle Contemplative Exercises With the Monks amd Nuns of Plum Village
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      Guided Instruction: Play All Instructional Movements
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