Walking Meditation : 5.5 - Minutes:
Instead of sitting, today we are going to get up and walk! Feel free to walk along with the guided meditation. Or, you can sit and listen and whenever you have free time to walk you can practice the principles you learn in this meditation. Enjoy the movement!
Crystal Bowl + Gong Sound Meditation: 3 - Minutes:
Enjoy this sound meditation that features a gong and crystal bowl. Put on your headphones, sit back, and allow the sound to wash over you. Be sure open your eyes slowly after the meditation is complete.
Gratitude Meditation #2: 5 - Minutes:
This Gratitude Meditation will expand on the previous meditation. You can choose to do them in the same sitting, or each on their own. This meditation will guide you to identify things you feel grateful for and it will illuminate how you feel as we enter this holiday season. Identify the stressors, and allow them to melt away. Happy Thanksgiving!
Gratitude Meditation: 5 - Minutes:
In this Gratitude Meditaiton, you will allow your mind to wander, using your own intuition to settle on one or two things you feel grateful for. You may wish to have a journal or notebook handy to write down your findings at the end of the meditation, thus starting your gratitude journal. For more info, see our blog post here.
Kindness Meditation : 5 - Minutes:
Kindness is an active expression of care, concern, warmth, and generosity that asks for nothing in return. In this mini-meditation you will learn to replace self-judgment with kindness. When you feel this kindness in your own body, it will naturally start to extend to others. Commit to being kind!
Cooling Breath Meditation : 5.5 - Minutes:
Learn to cool off by using Sitali Pranayama - cooling breath. You will breath in through a curled tongue, as in the picture to the left. If you cannot curl your tongue, open your mouth slightly and create an O shape with your lips to breathe in. Follow along and chill out!
Mindful Eating Meditation : 4 - Minutes:
Bring joy and mindfulness into something you do multiple times a day! Have a piece of food available for you to eat during this mindful eating meditation. You will be instructed to use all of your senses as you prepare to eat, chew, swallow and digest this piece of food. Happy eating!
Self Love Meditation : 6 - Minutes:
Love. It's not just something you feel for someone else. It's important to love yourself! Join us in building up self love through this guided meditation. When we learn to love ourselves, we are better able to spread that love to those around us.
Winter Visualization : 5 - Minutes:
Become one with winter. Tap into the innate qualities of the season though this guided visualization. Winter brings cool, calm, dark, and quiet spaces into the world. Find ease and peace by letting go and embracing your surroundings.
New Year Meditation : 6 - Minutes:
In this meditation you will learn how to accept and release the past and to make way for a new year ahead. Transitions are the perfect time to reflect on the past, what worked, what didn't, and to create a centered calm mind to carve out your future path. Out with the old, in with the new! Happy New Year, everyone!
Alternate Nostril Breathing: 5-7 - Minutes:
In this breathing technique you will breathe in and out of your right and left nostril separately. This helps to balance the right and left sides of your brain and body, which correspond to the solar and lunar aspects of your being. Practice this technique when you need to clear your mind and find balance.
Summer Sunshine Meditation: 3 - Minutes:
Sun is the source of life; when we take time to soak up its rays, our bodies and minds are energized, uplifted, and nourished. Give yourself a three-minute self care break and meditate.
Letting Go Meditation: 4 - Minutes:
Learn to let go of your thoughts, worries and any disturbances by visualizing birds flying through the sky. Practice this meditation by listening along with your eyes closed. Later, when you find yourself in nature, practice this technique as you gaze up at the actual birds, and watch as they take flight. Allow your thoughts to... let go.
Tree Visualization: 5 - Minutes:
Spring is in the air! Take a break from your hectic life to visualize a strong, sturdy, beautiful tree. Visualizations allow your mind to focus on one thing, in this case a tree, so that you can allow your thoughts and outside distractions to fade away. Try it and see how you feel observing a part of nature in your mind's eye!
Stay Afloat Meditation: 3 - Minutes:
Learn to stay afloat amidst the chaos around you. We begin this meditation with the quote below and follow with a short visualization to help keep you centered and calm.
Metta Meditation: 3 - Minutes:
Metta means “loving-kindness”. A loving-kindness meditation offers heartfelt wishes of wellbeing and gratitude to yourself and others. It guides us to cultivate empathy and accept the human experience an open heart. Metta meditation helps us to become friends with the full spectrum of humanity and life experience, without judgment.