Awareness. Clarity. Peace.
Meditation lowers blood pressure, improves immune function, and helps reduce anxiety and stress. With a regular meditation practice, we can influence our bodies, minds, and emotions and move into a place of expanded awareness - a life changing event.
A Meditation practice allows us to see our thoughts, to observe our thoughts, but to realize we are not our thoughts. It is a powerful and profound spiritual technology. A meditation practice is a fundamental component of Ayurvedic medicine derived from the Vedic traditions of India.
Meditation is also an integral piece of the Perfect Health Lifestyle program and all of our mind-body workshops and seminars. There are many types of meditation techniques. Everyone can benefit from a meditation practice and the best part is that you need no experience, special background or fitness level to learn or practice it. Learn to live more mindfully while improving your overall health and well-being. Join me here in Tucson for group classes at the studio, or for Private Meditation instruction.
Meditation Group Classes
In our Meditation group classes, we practice Mantra meditation. I also guide you through intention setting for greater clarity, peace, health and vitality taught to me by Dr. Deepak Chopra. Each meditation class has a specific focus. (For ex.: Creating Sacred Space, Meditation to change your physiology, Creating a daily practice)
Each class includes:
- Techniques to deepen your meditation practice
- Pranayama Breathing instruction and practice
- Intention setting to help you attain balance, happiness, calm and clarity
Classes are held at the Body Fundamentals Studio in Tucson, Arizona.
Private Meditation Instruction
If you’d prefer private meditation instruction, please contact me at the studio to schedule a private 1:1 session. Whether you’re just starting out or interested in deepening a current practice, together we’ll explore the best techniques and tools for you. I look forward to helping you bring your practice to a deeper level.
Preparing for Meditation Class
- What should I wear?
Please be comfortable and wear clothes you can move in easily. Most of our Meditation classes include a short Yoga segment, which you can do either seated (Chair Yoga) or standing.
- Do I need to bring a blanket or mat?
We will be practicing seated meditation.Blankets will be provided to you. We also have mats if you're more comfortable sitting on the floor.
- How long is Meditation?
The class is 90 Minutes. Each includes a focus and topic for the day, Pranayama breathing techniques and practice, and a guided mantra meditation. The actual Meditation portions can last 30-45 minutes.
- Do I need to fast the day before or the morning of?
No fasting or special diet is required prior to Meditation class or for meditation in general. However, if you are a coffee drinker, it’s best to avoid drinking coffee or anything highly caffeinated before meditating.
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