Meditation

Meditation is the practice where an individual uses the technique such as mindfulness, focusing their mind on a specific object, thought, or activity, bringing awareness and attention to help them achieve mentally clear and emotionally calm state. Mediation can be divided into either calming meditation or insight meditation. 

 

Meditation has now been proven through research to have numerous health benefits: 

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Better sleep – reduces insomnia
  • Less anxiety – the reduction of stress hormones from meditation combats anxiety
  • Faster healing
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Stronger immune response
  • Decreased use of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes – helps control substance abuse
  • Help for chronic diseases such as fibromyalgia, psoriasis, IBS and more
  • Mental clarity, improved focus and concentration

The Mind Body Dynamics approach to meditation is through discussion with the client(s) on which style(s) is best for them and then implementing them. Some examples of mediation are:

  • Mindfulness 
  • Vipassana 
  • Candle 
  • Mantra
  • Bubble
  • Mala 
  • Zazen 
  • Nature
  • Sound Vibration 
  • Transcendental