President Obama joined a wounded vet and his family for yoga on the labyrinth we created for the National Intrepid Center of Excellence in Bethesda MD, a facility dedicated to the recovery of our veterans with severe brain injuries.
Twenty years ago - October 1995 - I was approached by a group of ladies at our church asking for help translating the Chartres labyrinth design onto a canvas sheet.
Newspaper article on meditation and mindfulness features our large Breamore paver brick labyrinth on the campus of The Center in suburban Palos Park IL. A photo from their grand opening is below.
Meditation has proven medical benefits. Labyrinth walking is among the simplest forms of focused walking meditation. Walking a labyrinth can induce or enhance a contemplative or meditative state of mind.