Oct 18, 2011
One of my Skype workshop participants recently wrote with a request for advice, which (slightly edited) was as follows:
I am aware during my meditations that sometimes my awareness of the breath is quite superficial, distant and coarse. And I suspect that part of the reason for this distance is that my brain filters out the finer physical details of the experience, and just works with the coarse-grained concept of the breath – which is basically a fixed construct in memory rather than a direct experience of change happening now. I’d appreciate any tips on how to deal with it.
Here’s my reply (also slightly edited to include one …
Wildmind Meditation News
Feb 18, 2011
If you’ve already experienced yoga or you’re thinking about trying it, Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center in downtown Palatine could help you find the peace and balance so many busy Moms seek.
“Our focus is on meditation; it will help with stilling and quieting your mind so you can begin to discover more about yourself,” said Diane McDonald, director.
During meditation, instructors encourage students to keep their spines straight, which not only promotes good posture but also proper breathing technique.
McDonald said classes can give Moms the tools to meditate at home…
so even the busiest calendars can be accommodated.
“Meditation has really helped me to focus; as Moms we do so …