Body and Mind Training Exercise: Alert and Relaxed

Mindfulness in Motion‘s author Tamara Russell shares some of the exercises from her book. Mindfulness in Motion can help you manage stress, anxiety or depression, and can lead to unprecedented self-awareness through body-centred mindfulness. Tamara Russell has created this unique practice by combining meditation, martial arts and the latest research in neuroscience, and it is designed to be accessible to everyone, helping you cope more effectively with the most challenging emotions and feelings.

Listen to this training exercise – Alert and Relaxed.


Tamara Russell is a neuroscientist, author, clinical psychologist, martial arts expert and leading mindfulness trainer. She has helped people all around the world transform their lives using her ground-breaking mindfulness techniques. Tamara works as an academic, clinician and consultant – teaching groups and individuals in the public and private sector. Her clients include NHS trusts, arts organizations, professional athletes, businesses, teachers, artists, lawyers, journalists, parents and students. Tamara is also involved in international research investigating how Mindfulness changes the structure of the brain and exploring how mindful movement taps into these neural circuits in a particularly powerful way. She lectures in Neuroscience and Mindfulness at Kings College London, has been in dialogue with his Holiness the Dalai Lama, and speaks regularly on Mindfulness around the globe, appearing both on stage and radio – you can find links to videos of these appearances here.


Tamara Russell
Mindfulness in Motion
Available from Watkins Publishing

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