How present are you in your everyday interactions? How can you be more conscious in your daily life? Be inspired by my conversation with Beryl Bender Birch on “Being Present.” Beryl is a dedicated student of yoga and the study of consciousness since 1971. She has been training yoga teachers as “spiritual revolutionaries” for nearly 30 years. Author of Power YogaBeyond Power Yoga, andBoomer Yoga, she is the director-founder of The Hard and The Soft Yoga Institute and a founder of the Give Back Yoga Foundation. I caught up with her at Omega’s 2012 Being Yoga Conference Retreat.

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Conversation With Beryl Bender Birch on 'Being Present'; Awaken

Dr. Terri Kennedy

President, Power Living Enterprises, Inc.

Dr. Kennedy is the founder of Ta Yoga, which operated one of the first yoga studios in Harlem. She also served six years on the Board of Yoga Alliance — which sets the standards for yoga teaching in the U.S. Now, she applies the principles and techniques from yoga to the Power Living coaching process in order to help people have the clarity and energy to reach their highest potential. Check out her coaching servicesprivate yoga traininginspirational products and/or speaking services.

For relaxation right now, try Dr. Kennedy’s latest 1-Minute Mini-Escape. For inspiration for your transformation, listen to Watch the GapAlso, read about Mindfulness as a Path to Sustainability and about The Power of Meditation.