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Practicing Presence

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With this guided meditation, Bernie Clark, the present moment is the only moment in which we can live our life: it is precious and yet we so often miss it, lost in thoughts, reveries, plans and imaginary worlds. The practice of presence is the practice of returning to this moment, right here and right now, so we can truly experience life regardless of what is happening, regardless of whether we like what is happening and regardless of what we’d prefer to be happening. This is it! This very moment. This exact spot.

Before you begin this meditation, choose a comfortable seated position, either on a cushion or with props, so that you do not need to fidget or move during the class.


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pmuller, posted on October 18, 2015

Thank you for this! Have you considered integrating a guided meditation with a yin yoga practice?

bernieclark, posted on October 19, 2015

Hi PMuller - I am glad you are enjoying the meditations. Many of the Yin Yoga videos offered here do included a meditative aspect to it, although not precisely as offered in the meditation videos. You might check out for starters "The Yin-side of Letting Go" Cheers, Bernie

chriswhittaker1, posted on June 18, 2015

Great job, excellent pauses.

wiredwoman2, posted on August 9, 2014

More Bernie...thanks. Always a pleasure to hear your soothing and educational words.

sabineschulte, posted on July 14, 2014

Beautifully guided. Thank you! - I didn't realize, that the meditation already came to an end… I got some extra minutes of enjoying the moment. :-)

lisaba1, posted on June 26, 2014

Thank you.

practicante, posted on May 28, 2014

Beautiful!! Thank you

jenlunny, posted on March 24, 2014

A beautifully centering meditation. His gentle encouragement between the spaces to return to the present moment was just what I needed. Will be coming back to this again and again.

Mistry, posted on December 24, 2013

Wonderful, just what I needed.Thank you.

b.lequereux, posted on November 19, 2013

I love the simplicity of this meditation….and the silence.

LaSunshine, posted on November 12, 2013

I didn't close my eyes Bernie ~ imagery was too awesome!

alisonscherz, posted on October 28, 2013

More meditation videos from Bernie please!!!

mialuna25, posted on October 20, 2013

A beautiful practice. Thanks so much.

cloecloherty, posted on October 7, 2013

Thank you for this lovely meditation.

LittleDog, posted on September 30, 2013

Sooooo goood! Thank you!

Happyfractal, posted on September 20, 2013

I loved this. That sense of serenity is still lingering. Will be coming back to this video again. Thank you!

anamaria1972, posted on August 6, 2013

the secret of hapinness: practice presence.

dorrieditton, posted on July 22, 2013

Peace at last! Thank you Bernie

umaraju, posted on May 2, 2013

very nice video. thank you

sunnylion, posted on April 22, 2013

Thank you for this practice! I enjoyed it very much!

FreedomYoga, posted on March 17, 2013

Great practice Bernie...thank you...

AdrienneMarie, posted on February 12, 2013

Very beautiful. Thank you so much.

anamaria1972, posted on January 29, 2013


Ommmama, posted on January 29, 2013

Thank you for this lovely meditation filling my visual cup.

EeeGee, posted on September 3, 2014

All of Bernie Clark''s meditations are lovely. Just the right amount of gentle instruction with plenty of silence to allow you to settle. Very helpful. Thank you, Bernie!

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