How do we balance the pressure of life while maintaining a meaningful, healthy connection with ourselves? With the tools offered by Mindfulness and Meditation, you can relax and center yourself. Meditation has been a valuable tool for reducing anxiety and improving well-being for centuries, and it’s easy to begin a meditation practice.
One of the best things about meditation is that it doesn’t require any equipment or a gym membership — just you. You can meditate standing up, sitting down, or lying down. Just pick a spot where you can be both alert and relaxed, and begin.
Our video series will give you guidance on mindfulness and meditation, walking you through techniques that you can do anywhere. Sign up today to have our guided video series delivered to your email inbox.
This short module addresses the questions “What is mindfulness?” and “How do I begin a meditation practice?” You will also experience a one-minute focused attention exercise to help you observe the nature of the mind. Length: 7min 28sec
Session Two – The Stress Response
Why should I meditate? This session addresses the stress response and its effects on the body. We also learn an informal practice using the skills of mindful awareness to self-regulate in times of acute stress. Length: 5min 52sec
Session Three – Positions
In this session, we explore positions and opportunities for your meditation practice. What will be your preferred way to sit? Length: 8min 29sec
Session Four – Metta Meditation
This session explores the cultivation of compassion for the self and others and includes a guided loving kindness practice. A powerful meditation that may, in time, change your view of the world. Length: 19min 5sec
Session Five – Walking Practice
Explore the world of walking meditation. In this session we introduce the formal practice and the expansion of mindful awareness in your fitness or journey walk. Length: 8min 16sec
Session Six – The Body Scan
Introduction to the body scan and its uses. This session includes a short version for body awareness. It is helpful to have a place to lay down but it can also be done while sitting. How can the body scan benefit you? Length: 16min 7sec
Session Seven – Platform to Awareness
Although not considered a formal practice, this method of guided visualization can be very helpful for acute stress reduction. Use your newly cultivated skills in focused attention to make this meditation a relaxing experience. Length: 8min 17min
Session Eight – Life, Problems and Spiritual Practice
In this final session we explore how mindfulness and meditation fits in to our daily lives. Enjoy a review of where we have been and celebrate the beginning of a wonderful journey. Length: 11min 4sec
A Pause in Your Day
This short, guided meditation contains a two-minute silent pause for quiet mindfulness of breath. Use this video to take a moment to center, focus and bring mindful awareness into the middle of your day. Length: 7min 30 sec