Meditation has been practiced for centuries as a path to spiritual growth and as a method to relax and rejuvenate mind, body, and spirit. When we still the mind to a state of inner awareness and intentional detachment from random thoughts and images, we are meditating.
Benefits of Meditation
Meditation can provide deeper spirituality with a sanctuary within, making life more serene and rewarding.
Yoga classes at the Mindful Yoga Studio are based on Raja Yoga and include a meditative style. A large component of practice is learning to still your mind with the use of the breath, giving you a better sense of well-being.
What is Required to Learn Meditation?
Follow these 5 steps and allow yourself to fall into a deep meditative state that will reveal a closer connection to the present and help calm you when you’re upset.
Focus on your breath. Draw awareness inward. Experience the presence and flow of energy.
Deepen awareness of sensation.
Let your sense of feeling move beyond physical sensation. Acknowledge who you are as a being of energy.
You are a witness. Observe phenomena arising in and around you.
Sense who you are with no preferences. Be present in the process of your life unfolding moment by moment.