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Photo Of Dark Clouds In A Peach Colored Sky / In Praise Of Air

In Praise of Air

In Praise of Air by John O'Donohue Let us bless the air, Benefactor of breath, Keeper of the fragile bridge We breathe across. Air waiting outside The womb, to funnel A first breath That lets us begin To be here,…

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Give The Gift Of / OpenSpace Mindfulness Gift Card

Give the Gift of

Give the Gift of... Interested in gifting an OpenSpace Mindfulness experience? It's simple to gift a class or program as well as as purchase gift cards. See below for step-by-step directions. Have questions? Just let me know. In appreciation, Ashley…

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Green Leafed Trees - Living From Liminal Spaces

Living from Liminal Spaces

Living from Liminal Spaces Tender enough to feel, present enough to witness, humble enough to listen, courageous enough to act, accountable enough to change. - Prentis Hemphill Liminal {adjective}, that which is of a sensory threshold. I love this passage from Prentis…

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Martin Luther King - To Serve

To Serve, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

To Serve, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr Day, and Dr. King's enduring generosity. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave a speech at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia on February 4th, 1968 in…

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Withered Tree Surrounded With Snow During Daytime - Contemplation, Candlelight And Connection

Contemplation, Candlelight and Connection

Contemplation, Candlelight and Connection: Three Rituals for Celebrating New Year's Eve Quietly Sometimes the best thing we can do for ourselves at year’s end is to celebrate quietly. If that feels like your speed, here are three rituals to help.…

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White Pillar Candle On Brown Wooden Table - Winter Solstice Yoga Nidra

A Special Winter Solstice Yoga Nidra Class

Join us December 21, 2021 for a special winter solstice yoga nidra class. The regular weekly drop-in class will be extended 15 minutes this Tuesday to create space for a post-relaxation solstice ritual. Winter Solstice Yoga Nidra 5:30 - 6:45pm…

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OpenSpace Mindfulness / Ashley Dahl, MSW, CMT-P

Website Refresh

Website Refresh! Living and working in a pandemic has, among other things, inspired me to ask why do I really do the work that I do? What feels most meaningful and relevant? How do I enjoy connecting with people? After…

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White And Black Square Ottoman

Taking Your Seat

Taking Your Seat In choosing a shape for a seated meditation* I always begin with the same question: what will support my body, in this practice and at this time, to be both comfortable and wakeful? I encourage you to…

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Pillows - Yoga Nidra Home Practice

Yoga Nidra Home Practice

Yoga Nidra Home Practice For optimal comfort during a home Yoga Nidra practice here are a few recommendations for set-up and props. Temperature Regulation Adding an extra layer of clothing can be helpful. We're not moving our bodies in Yoga…

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