Meditating on a cinema first

BBC News: The idea of chilling out at the pictures is taking on a new meaning – with plans for group meditations in the hi-tech comfort of cinemas.

Customers choose the path of their meditative journey
A British company is behind a venture offering customers a temporary escape from life’s stresses amid the darkness of the multiplex.

Describing the concept as “meditainment”, it places the time-tested relaxation principles of meditation in an environment designed to enhance the experience.

For £7, customers go on two different meditative “journeys” into visualised places of peace and calm. The session lasts a total of about 45 minutes.

I tried it at a central London cinema – and found it a fun and refreshing way to wind down after work.

What gives the idea its contemporary edge – apart from the technology – is that the entire path of the journey is determined by the audience in an interactive vote….

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