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Mindful Running is meditation on the move. One way to play with present moment/only moment; or breath; or being present with each step.
In Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, he talks about mechanics working on a car with the music playing. One cannot hear the subtle sounds that silence allows one to hear.
So for me I listen to my breath, my footsteps, my movement of arms, legs, torso, watching for what self-talk invades my run. All those subtle cues that I would never hear or be aware of with ear buds blocking out me being present, awake, aware and running intentionally.
Mind over matter – Phuket Lifestyle Phuket Gazette PHUKET: Among the most advanced and well-versed of Western Buddhist meditation gurus in the country and the region, if not the world, Andrea Capellari is Thanyapura's esteemed Mind Trainer.
The mind reflects the body reflects the mind. I run or walk as part of my meditative practice. The rhythm of my steps, the breathing rhythms and patterns, allow me to be present and in the moment. I get to see where my body is. I find it easy to quiet my thinking after a run.
Back in the late 80's we (Int'l Assoc. of Marathoners_IAM) had the honor of hosting KODO. Listening to the rhythm, you might want to practice ball/heel as you take small steps around your livingroom or computer room remembering that running is a dance. Go for the grace.
The GuardianRunning blog: how was your weekend running?The GuardianI had a very hot track session on Saturday morning and an even hotter 13-mile run through Richmond park, London, on Sunday – I was actually melting 10 miles in.