I started my meditation practice because of a problem that needed to be solved. I was experiencing a lot of anxiety and wanted to avoid medication. A therapist suggested a couple of simple practices and that was the beginning of my 18 year (and counting) odyssey! Maybe you’re drawn to meditation for similar reasons. You’re […]
The Pop Go Zen Blog and Vlog
A few weeks ago a group of friends went on an adventure to the desert. It all started because two very talented friends, Rufus Wainwright and his sister Lucy, were playing a show at Pappy and Harriets, in Pioneer town. I’ve known Rufus for many years and even toured in his band a few […]
The Benefits of Meditation for the Brain Last year, I got an email about a unique study being conducted at UCLA. Researchers were looking for volunteers with extensive meditation experience. They were conducting MRIs to compare meditators’ brains to non-meditators. This intrigued me. Would they find something significant about my brain? How significant? I’m competitive […]
Hey All, here’s the interview I did on meditation with abc 7 news. It came out great! I’m thrilled to be a part of bringing meditation to the mainstream. I hope you enjoy the piece!
Hello all, Last year I participated in an amazing study about the benefits of meditation. The study showed increasing scientific evidence that meditation has a positive effect on the brain, increasing neuroplasticity and minimizing the deteriorating effects of aging. I am being interviewed today on ABC news about the study and giving a quick how […]
Hey All, I’ll be leading a guided meditation in LISTENING TO THE SOUNDS OF THE WORLD to kick off this event. If you’re in LA come on down!!! Dec 2nd, 2560 North Beachwood Drive, LA 90068 DOWNLOAD THE FLIER FOR MORE DETAILS!
Learn how to heighten the listening experience and explore the mind/body relationship to music. Come for a single class or the series: http://www.againstthestream.org/programs/class-series/pop-go-zen