Personal Development, Meditation and Social Action
“Random acts of kindness are essential to our wellbeing, as they liberate us from self-obsession, selfishness, and isolation; they are the result of an open and loving nature.”
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Ed and Deb Shapiro
Ed and Deb Shapiro are the authors of many books on relaxation, meditation, the bodymind relationship, and personal development, published in over 20 languages. They are columnists for Awaken.com, Oprah.com, Car
Ed and Deb trained with both Yoga and Buddhist masters; Ed trained in India, where Yoga Nidra was his specialty. They have been teaching together for over 30 years, leading mindful relaxation and meditation retreats worldwide. They are personal coaches who work with senior management.
Ed Shapiro’s latest book is The Art of Mindful Relaxation, the Heart of Yoga Nidra, endorsed by Congressman Tim Ryan, Headspace founder Andy Puddicombe and yoga expert Seane Corn and others.
Ed was a New York City dance champion, now a yogi, skier, and skydiver. Deb is a respected Bodymind expert and the author of Your Body Speaks Your Mind. She is from the English countryside, the granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill’s editor.
Articles and Videos
- The Kriya Yoga Path Of Meditationviews: 85
By the definite science of meditation known for millenniums to the yogis and sages of India, and to Jesus, any seeker of God can enlarge the caliber of his consciousness to omniscience to receive within himself the Universal Intelligence of [...]
- JGI Is Growing Conservation Impact With 20 Million USAID Programviews: 56
by Ashley Sullivan: How do you take decades worth of investment in community-centered conservation to the next level? With support and funding from the United States government through its Agency for International Development, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is proud to announce [...]
- Humans Are About To Touch The Deepest Corners Of The Ocean For The First Time — An Endeavor As Dangerous As Landing On The Moonviews: 72
by Hilary Brueck: Victor Vescovo, a Wall Street investor who’s traveled to the world’s seven highest peaks, is now aiming to dive to its lowest caverns, the trenches in the sea floor… Imagine exploring a place so far from humanity that any [...]
- AI Won’t Replace Doctors, It Will Augment Themviews: 66
by Shelly Fan: The future of medicine is a physician-patient-AI golden triangle, one in which machines augment clinical care and diagnostics—one with the patient at its heart… That is the takeaway message of DeepMind researcher Dr. Alan Karthikesalingam, who presented his vision of [...]
- How to Reach Where You Already Are By Alan Wattsviews: 104
by Alan Watts: Previously unpublished commentary from a pioneer of East-West spirituality… So, how can an individual realize that they are the universal self? In what way can a person who is under the impression that they are a separate [...]