What is Meditation
The practice of meditation helps us to settle our swirling thoughts and encourages a more calm, clear, positive and focused state of mind. There are many meditation techniques to help us achieve this state and are all done with the objective to turn our attention inward and away from the distractions of the external world. With regular practice, meditation can cultivate more peace and joy in our lives and can deepen our understanding of ourselves and our life.
Benefits of Meditation
In addition generating an overall sense of peace, calm and well-being, Meditation effects us on a cellular level. There are a plethora of physical, mental and emotional benefits associated with the practice of meditation.
Here are just a few:
- Lowering high blood pressure
- Decreasing tension-related pain, such as tension headaches, ulcers, insomnia, muscle and joint problems
- Increasing serotonin production that improves mood and behavior
- Improving the immune system
- Increasing energy levels
- decreasing anxiety
- increasing emotional stability
- increasing creativity
- enhancing feelings of happiness
- developing intuition
- enhancing clarity and peace of mind
If you are new to meditation or have trouble sticking to your own personal home practice, group meditation might be the perfect setting for you. Under the instruction of a teacher, you will be guided through your practice without the worries of wondering if you are doing it correctly or getting distracted by external circumstances.
Group meditation is held regularly at the Victor Yoga Studio as well as other locations. For more information about weekly group meditation class,
CLICK HERE. Meditation Series are also offered at other locations in the area.