Meditation

Meditation with Lee will be working with Chinese Medicine principles suited for beginners or for people that have never tried meditation before. All are welcome!

The classes will include gentle movement, mobility and sitting mediation practice.

These classes are aimed to help people cultivate a calm heart, develope internal stability, peaceful mind and practical skills to help manage stress.

Do you meditate or are you ready to learn? See you soon! ~ Lee

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Mindful Meditation with Tessa

Mindfulness Meditation is a mental training practice, which involves you to focus your mind on your current experience in that moment. This may include your emotions, thought and body sensations within the present moment. It is simply the act of paying attention to what ever you are experiencing – as you experience it, bringing us completely into the now and in the moment. Mindfulness helps turn your attention away from your mind’s everyday chit chat, enabling it to quieten down.

Mindfulness Meditation will be completely guided by Tess, it is suitable for newbies and also regular meditators. The practice can involve specific breathing, mental imagery, awareness of your body and mind, guided focus, self body scans, mediation with music, and muscle and body relaxation techniques.

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Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation:

    • Stress reduction. Many studies show that practicing mindfulness reduces stress. Those findings are consistent with evidence that mindfulness meditation increases positive affect and also helps decreases anxiety.
    • Boosts memory. Improvements are immediately made in memory and retention. Long term benefits of regular practice help boost memory and cognitive function.
    • Focus. Increased ability to focus attention and suppress distracting information.
    • Less emotional reactivity. Research also supports the notion that mindfulness meditation decreases emotional reactivity. In a study of people who had anywhere from one month to 29 years of mindfulness meditation practice, researchers found that mindfulness meditation practice helped people disengage from emotionally upsetting pictures and enabled them to focus better on a cognitive task as compared with people who saw the pictures but did not meditate (Ortner et al., 2007).
    • More cognitive flexibility. Another line of research suggests that in addition to helping people become less reactive, mindfulness meditation may also give them greater cognitive flexibility. One study found that people who practice mindfulness meditation appear to develop the skill of self-observation, which neurologically disengages the automatic pathways that were created by prior learning and enables present-moment input to be integrated in a new way (Siegel, 2007a).
    • Relationship satisfaction. Several studies find that a person’s ability to be mindful can help relationship satisfaction — the ability to respond well to relationship stress and the skill in communicating one’s emotions to a partner.
    • Other benefits. Mindfulness has been shown to enhance self-insight, morality, intuition and fear modulation, all functions associated with the brain’s middle prefrontal lobe area. Evidence also suggests that mindfulness meditation has numerous health benefits, including increased immune functioning (Davidson et al., 2003; see Grossman, Niemann, Schmidt, & Walach, 2004 for a review of physical health benefits), improvement to well-being (Carmody & Baer, 2008) and reduction in psychological distress (Coffey & Hartman, 2008; Ostafin et al., 2006).

Meditation Classes

  • Mondays (Meditation with Lee)
    6-7pm
    • Mindfulness Meditation with Tessa starting soon

Bookings are essential.

Contact Lee: 0409 635 883
Contact Tessa: 0418 272 695

Meditation Prices

  • Casual
    $20

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