Meditation has a myriad of physical, mental and emotional benefits. It can improve your life in so many ways! There is no "wrong" way to meditate, but some approaches work better than others for different people. Check out my free resources below, but if you're having difficulty creating the meditation practice that you desire, contact me for a private or small group session.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course: Free on-line self-guided 8-week course featuring daily meditation practices.
Check out the amazing resources on the Mindfulness Utah website.
Tara Brach's Guided Meditations: Free on-line guided meditations by Buddhist teacher Tara Brach.
Meditation Oasis: Free meditation podcasts.
UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center: Free streaming or iTunes-compatible guided meditations.
Chopra Center: Free streaming meditation audios.
Insight Timer: Free meditation app. * MY FAVORITE *
Stop, Breathe & Think: Free meditation app.
Headspace: Although Headspace is a fee-based app, they offer a free 10-day trial.
Tratak Meditation (Candle Gazing): Click here for basic instructions and watch an instructional video here.
An enjoyable book to read is Meditation for the Love of It by Sally Kempton.
Yoga Nidra, or "yogic sleep", is a guided meditation with the goal of bringing you to the deepest possible state of relaxation, where your body is in a sleep-like state but your mind is conscious.