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Jessica L. Molleur is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and massage therapist in Massachusetts and California.  She currently maintains a private acupuncture practice in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, which was awarded Best Acupuncture Center by Boston Magazine. Areas of specialty include women's health, pregnancy, infertility, pediatrics, and sports medicine. Jessica also serves as a health care consultant for integrative medical institutes, infertility centers, and green spas.

Prior to her consulting work, Jessica founded an integrative health center in Boston. The eco-friendly center was one of the first twenty-five companies certified as a Sustainable Business Leader in Boston. The center was the recipient of several awards, including Mayor Menino's Green Business Award, a multiple recipient of Boston Business Journal's Best Workplace, Boston Magazine's Best of Boston Award for Massage Therapy as well as Best Acupuncturists in Boston, Best Eco-Friendly Massage, Eco-Beauty Bar, Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, Pilates, and Workout.

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Starting a Meditation Practice

From the desk of Marjorie Clapp, RYT…
Many are familiar with the incredible health benefits of a regular meditation practice. Getting started, however, can be a daunting task. Follow these simple steps to create your own practice. With commitment and patience, your daily meditations will soon become an important part of your everyday routine.
*Set aside a special place in a peaceful and quiet space
*Sit in a comfortable position with the spine straight Sukhasana (seated with legs crossed) or lying down are good options
*Choose a time when your mind is free dawn or dusk are ideal
*Try to practice the same time and place every day to make your meditation practice habitual
*Sit in meditation for 5-15 minutes daily dedication, commitment and patience are required
*Consciously instruct your mind to prepare for meditation create a ritual opening like lighting a candle, singing a simple chant like OM, or bringing the same peaceful image to your mind
*Regulate your breathing bring attention to the sound, sensation, and depth
*Establish a rhythm lengthen the inhale and exhale to match
*Bring the mind to rest on a focal point Internally, anahata chakra (heart) or anja chakra (third eye) are good places. A soft gaze on a candle flame can also work.
*If the mind wanders, refocus count the length of the inhale and exhale, or work with a simple silent mantra like Soham, meaning I am all that is.  (Soooo = inhalation, Hummm=exhalation)
*Slowly bring the meditation practice to an end create a ritual, like blowing out a candle, bringing the hands to the heart, or practicing a simple yoga pose like childs pose
Marjorie Clapp, RYT
Marjorie completed her 200-hour certification at Sonic Yoga's Center for Yoga Studies in 2008. Her teaching style blends strong sequences, flowing stretches, and restorative breath-work for a well-rounded Vinyasa flow that is accessible to all ages and abilities. Marjorie draws from nearly ten years of experience, making her classes diverse and creative. She also offers specialized pre-natal and post-natal yoga classes for mothers and mothers-to-be.
Marjorie graduated from Brown University with a degree in International Relations in 2007. She trained as a holistic health counselor at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in 2009 and is currently working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian.
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