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The Wisdom of the Body

With Willa Blythe Baker recorded on March 8, 2020.

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If you seek to deepen in your meditation practice, there is no better friend than the body. Like a venerable teacher, the body has the power to draw you into the present moment, show you how to find stillness and even—if you listen closely—wake you up.

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