Bring yourself into total presence with this enlightening practice. Using a mala, delve deep within and meditate on four rounds of a twenty-seven count breathing method. First, practice ujjayi centering breaths, to feel the freedom and expansiveness of your inhalations. Move on to releasing breaths, to expel emotional energy or stress. Third, practice gratitude breaths and conclude with blessing breaths. Come back to this powerful meditation often and make it your own. Props Needed: A mala. Props Suggested: A blanket and a bolster.