What to Expect During Your First Yoga Class

Attending your first yoga class is a truly exciting moment.

New to yoga?  Walk into your first class well-prepared by reading this post on what to expect during your first yoga class.  Yoga is a great way to improve both your physical and mental health through strengthening your body and centering your mind. Don’t feel intimidated by fancy terminology, all of the props, and challenging… Continue reading What to Expect During Your First Yoga Class

Thoughts During Meditation? Handle Them The Enlightened Way

Thinking during meditation is completely normal. You do not need to fight your thoughts.

Have you ever wondered what to do with thoughts during meditation? You might have noticed that the typical advice to “Let go of your thoughts” when meditating is actually incredibly hard. Everyone says that you should simply let those intrusive thoughts go right by you, not being disturbed by them. But is that even possible?… Continue reading Thoughts During Meditation? Handle Them The Enlightened Way

Why Meditation Is Boring To You And What To Do About It

Yes, you might find meditation boring. But that is all the more reason to do it.

Many people ask me why meditation is boring. And I also get asked about using meditation for boredom. And honestly, there is a fascinating link between meditation and boredom. Sure, there’s not a lot going on with meditation. You’re just sitting down focusing on your breath or perhaps on a mantra. But if you think that… Continue reading Why Meditation Is Boring To You And What To Do About It

Meditation Starter Kit Recommended By Our Expert

The only really essential items you need in a meditation starter kit are a mala, chair, and a book

A good meditation starter kit, with all the items you need to start meditating, will help to ensure that you practice meditation successfully. The good news is that you really don’t need that much equipment to start meditating [READ: How To Start Meditating At Home]. However, some items can be truly helpful. I previously wrote… Continue reading Meditation Starter Kit Recommended By Our Expert

Mindfulness For Beginners: How To Get Started

In this guide, we’ll discuss how to get started with mindfulness for beginners.  There are so many amazing benefits of mindfulness meditation for beginners to look forward to. It will make you relaxed, happier, and less anxious. Plus, as well as actual mindfulness meditation, there are lots of mindfulness exercises you can do. Ready to start?… Continue reading Mindfulness For Beginners: How To Get Started

Ultimate Guide To Meditation Mudras For Beginners [With List]

This is the ultimate guide to meditation mudras for beginners. In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about these hand gestures and a complete list of mudras to use. You’ll find mudras from yoga, Buddhism, Hinduism and other spiritual systems. And you’ll discover how they benefit you.        Hindu and yoga… Continue reading Ultimate Guide To Meditation Mudras For Beginners [With List]

43 Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners [Kids & Adults]

In this guide, I will share the best mindfulness activities for adults and kids. These are great for beginners. In my private online meditation lessons, I usually recommend these exercises for people who are just getting started with mindfulness. You’ll be surprised by how versatile the activities are. As Richard J. Davidson, PhD [a neuroscientist… Continue reading 43 Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners [Kids & Adults]

12 Yogic Meditation Techniques Everyone Needs To Know

In this guide, we will look at the best types of yogic meditation techniques and practices. Yogic meditation techniques like Trataka, Kundalini, and Chakra Dhyana can transform your mind and enhance your yoga practice.  Take a look below and try each of the techniques. And for best results, book a meditation lesson with me today.  12… Continue reading 12 Yogic Meditation Techniques Everyone Needs To Know

7 Best Meditation Positions For Proper Posture & Comfort

What are the best meditation positions for beginners? And do you need to use the traditional Buddhist meditation sitting position?  In my online meditation lessons, I always make sure my students have good posture. There is a reason for that. Your meditation posture is incredibly important. Not just for your body, but for your mind… Continue reading 7 Best Meditation Positions For Proper Posture & Comfort

Best Buddhist Meditation Techniques For Beginners

There are lots of different Buddhist meditation techniques for beginners. And each has its own benefits. When you use these meditations, you will learn to understand and control your mind.  Here are the best Buddhist meditations for beginners.  Best Buddhist Meditation Techniques For Beginners   1: Mindful Breathing (simple Buddhist meditation for beginners) Sit cross-legged on… Continue reading Best Buddhist Meditation Techniques For Beginners

28 Different Types Of Yoga And Their Benefits

 You won’t believe some of these different types of Yoga and their benefits.   There are 28 different types of Yoga with benefits that range from fitness to relaxation to weight loss to spiritual awakening.  Between all these different yogic forms, you might wonder just how you can choose the best one for you. Choosing the best… Continue reading 28 Different Types Of Yoga And Their Benefits

7 Taoist Meditation Techniques Bruce Lee Used

Did you know, Bruce Lee meditated almost every day, using Taoist meditation techniques. Taoist meditation techniques incorporate various forms of practices including mindfulness, concentration, visualizations and contemplation. These methods are now widely used, especial in martial arts and traditional Chinese medicine. And some Daoist methods are among the deepest meditations ever. Bruce Lee was passionate… Continue reading 7 Taoist Meditation Techniques Bruce Lee Used

Ultimate Guide To Anapanasati Meditation

In this article, we’ll look at how to do Anapanasati meditation technique (mindful breathing), a wonderful Buddhist meditation described in the Anapanasati Sutta. As a meditation teacher, this is the meditation technique I teach the most in my online meditation lessons. Buddha said this meditation technique bears “great fruit” (meaning great benefit) when practised regularly.… Continue reading Ultimate Guide To Anapanasati Meditation

4 Zen Meditation Techniques Beginners Need To Know

In this guide to Zen meditation techniques, beginners will learn how to do Zazen meditation and other methods. Zen meditation techniques are a variety of Mahayana Buddhist meditation. They are mostly about developing concentration. Indeed, the word “Zen” can be translated to mean “concentration”. So don’t be surprised when you’re suddenly a lot more focused… Continue reading 4 Zen Meditation Techniques Beginners Need To Know

Jedi Meditation Techniques: Unleash Your Inner Yoda

Did you know that you can actually use Jedi meditation techniques from Star Wars? Ever since Jedi became an officially recognised religion in the UK, people have been trying techniques from Star Wars, including Jedi meditation. And many people have asked how to become a Jedi. Good question. Because it turns out that Jedi meditation… Continue reading Jedi Meditation Techniques: Unleash Your Inner Yoda

10 Powerful Mudras For Weight Loss To Make You Shred Weight

Did you know you can use mudras for weight loss and controlling hunger? Scientific research suggests that the hand positions used in Hinduism, yoga and Buddhism can help you to get fit, look good, and feel great about losing weight. These weight-loss mudras can also help with other aspects of losing weight, such as motivation… Continue reading 10 Powerful Mudras For Weight Loss To Make You Shred Weight

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