Mindfulness Meditation Series
Mo untain Meditation
Embrace the strength, resilience, and power of the mountain. Did you know that the mountain is a symbol of strength, spirituality, and oneness with your inner power? Mountains ar e held as sacred, embodying both dread and harmony, harshness and majesty. Mountains are the place of visions, where once can touch the panoramic scale of the natural works and its intersection with fragile but tenacious roots. We can borrow these wonderful archetypal qualities of mountains and use them to bolster our intenti ons and weather life’s stor ms with the strength and resilience of the mountain.
This is a powerful meditation that strengthens self-love, and love and kindness towards others. Loving-kindness meditation (sometimes called “metta” meditation) is a great way to cultivate our propensity for kindness. It involves mentally sending goodwill, kindness, and warmth towards others by silently repeating a series of mantras.
Mindful Breathin g
Connecting with the breath may sound like an easy practice, but it is indeed one of the core pieces of a solid meditation practice. Learn to connect with the breath in a variety of ways, not only during meditation, but throughout the day. Mindful breathing is a good antidote to restlessness and anxiety, and the primary way to relax: concentration on the breath has a positive effect on your entire physical, emotional, and mental state. The meditation has progressive stages leading to a hig hly enjoyable level of concentration, comfort, and relaxation.
Body Scan and Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Learn to connect with your body, release any tension or pain, and bring awareness to the power and magnificence or you amazing body! Sending gratitude and awareness to our body; checking in with your body on a regular basis to release tension, is a great way to practice the mind/body connection and experience the benefits! Send your body gratitude; recognize each part as an important member of a whole.
Do you have a favorite place? Real or imagined? Let’s go there together, to your Happy Place! Use your five senses, engage in the powerful tools of guided imagery in your personal or professional life. Engaging in guided imagery allows us to lower our anxiety about future experiences, helps prepare to be ready for whatever life has in store for us, and that we’re able to embrace the flow of life with acceptance and grace. Go to your Happy Place! Enjoy this special journey to a place that brings you relaxation, peace, and comfort.
Connecting to silences with comfort is a practice in grounding and safety. We are bombard with sounds each and every day. Embracing the silence is to disconnect with all that we do, all that we need to do or have to do, and simply enjoy being. Disconnect from the all the noise- and enjoy the silence J! I’ll guide you in, enjoy the stillness – sounds of silence, and I’ll guide you out, and know that you will be guided, protected, and safe - I got you!
Letting Go Meditation
During this powerful meditation, we’ll experience the power and healing nature of forgiveness, be better able to appreciate and weather transition and change and get comfortable with processing and releasing all that isn’t serving us right now.