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Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Zen master in the Vietnamese tradition, scholar, poet, and peace activist. He is the founder of the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon and has taught at Columbia University and the Sorbonne. Thich Nhat Hanh is the author of the national bestseller...

Mindful Movements

Gentle Contemplative Exercises with the Monks and Nuns of Plum Village

Thich Nhat Hanh

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Course objectives:

  • Discuss the term mindfulness as it relates to movement of the breath and the body.
  • Define the ten mindful movements as taught by Budhist Monk Thich Naht Hanh at Plum Village.
  • Practice the ten mindful movements led by Budhist Monk Thich Naht Hanh.

When you calm your body and your emotions, teaches Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, you restore yourself, and you restore peace to the world around you. On Mindful Movements, this renowned teacher of mindfulness meditation guides you through a series of gentle exercises created specifically to cultivate a joyful awareness of the body and breath. These are the same meditations in motion that the monks and nuns of Plum Village Monastery use daily as a complement to their sitting meditation practice.

Developed by Thich Nhat Hanh himself, the exercises taught here combine simple stretching and graceful gestures with mindfulness meditation. Join Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village monk Brother Michael to explore step by step these ten unique movements. Practice them before or after sitting meditation, at home, or at work —anytime you have a few minutes to refresh your body and quiet your mind.

Mindfulness has the power to sustain and heal you in every aspect of your life. Now, with Mindful Movements, you have within reach a practical way to bring your mind and body into perfect oneness.

A Complete Body and Mind Routine:

  • Exercise program developed by Thich Nhat Hanh for Plum Village residents
  • Learn 10 refreshing meditations in motion
  • Unify your body and mind with graceful movements, stretches, and breathing
  • Complete mindful movements routine takes only 20 minutes to practice
  • Step-by-step video led by Thich Nhat Hanh and Brother Michael
  • Enhance awareness and soothe your entire body
  • An ideal complement to any sitting meditation practice

Product details

DVD:
Contents 1 DVD (36 minutes)
Date Published April 29, 2005
ISBN-10 1-59179-313-0
ISBN-13 978-1-59179-313-7
Dimensions 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
Product Codes 0008d, t008d, vt00008d
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Download File Types
Contents 1 Video download (36 minutes)
Date Published April 29, 2005
ISBN-10 1-60407-530-9
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-530-4
Product Codes 0008w, t0008w, vt00008w
CE Credits:
Contents .5 CE credit
Date Published April 29, 2005
Product Codes 3054, e3054, ce03054

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Customer Reviews

By Philip Boddy Jr.
Date Added: Sunday 15 April 2012
I liked it. The movements can be performed anytime and are beneficial even for just stress reduction. Coupled with a standing meditation akin to the walking style, it works for me.
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By Joanna Loveys
Date Added: Friday 7 October 2011
Love it - really enjoyable to do the exercises. Good experience all round with my Sounds True purchase - took a-g-e-s to get here but then againI am on the opposite side of the world to you so all good!!
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By Lottie Combs
Date Added: Saturday 6 August 2011
This is a outstanding
dvd. I helps you focus on the moment. I recommend to anyone who would like to combine a gentle workout while meditating.
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By Gilles Gervais
Date Added: Saturday 26 February 2011
Doing mindful movements is being in our body. Which is one way to stop thinking and to be in the now.
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