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Mindful Medicine: Integrating Mindfulness and Yoga into Daily Stress Relief

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In this episode of MGMA’s Mindful Medicine podcast, Nike yoga instructor Xochilt Hoover shares her journey of practicing and teaching yoga since 2009. Hoover is part of Brown University’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher training, and her yoga classes can be streamed on Netflix. With April being National Stress Awareness month, Hoover shared insights from her personal journey of self-discovery on and off the mat with MGMA senior editor Daniel Williams, MBA, MSEM.

Key Takeaways:
- Mindfulness can be integrated seamlessly into yoga practice and teaching.
- Moving slowly allows students to feel benefits in both body and mind.
- Activities done in a spirit of joy and with others can enhance well-being and reduce stress.
- Finding stillness through yoga and meditation can balance busy, restless modern lives.


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Mindful Medicine: Integrating Mindfulness and Yoga into Daily Stress Relief
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