GUIDED MEDITATIONS

  • How to meditate and why

    This is a short introduction outlining the benefits of meditation and how to start your practice.

  • Breath awareness meditation

    This guided meditation cultivates mindful awareness and aids relaxation through focusing your attention on the sensation of your breath.

    No prior experience of meditation is necessary.

    Recommended equipment: cushion or chair.

  • Mindfulness meditation

    This guided meditation cultivates mindful awareness and aids relaxation through focusing your attention on felt sensation.

    No prior experience of meditation is necessary.

    Recommended equipment: cushion or chair.

  • Loving kindness meditation

    This guided meditation cultivates your inner compassion by directing loving kindness towards yourself and to others. It is a mantra meditation; you can repeat the mantra either silently or out loud.

    No prior experience of meditation is necessary.

    Recommended equipment: cushion or chair.

  • Calm abiding meditation

    This guided meditation cultivates present moment awareness by training the mind to focus on a single focal point.

    No prior experience of meditation is necessary.

    Recommended equipment: cushion or chair.

  • Meditation for anxiety

    This guided meditation focuses on relaxing your mind to ease feelings of anxiety.

    No prior experience of meditation is necessary.

    Recommended equipment: cushion or chair.

  • Gratitude meditation

    This guided meditation cultivates a sentiment of gratitude by encouraging you to appreciate all the positive things that you have in your life. Parts of the meditation include a mantra; you can repeat the mantra either silently in your head or out loud.

    No prior experience of meditation is neces...

  • I am present: Meditation

    This meditation class is part of week 1 of 'Return to you'.

    In this meditation you'll practise being present by paying attention to the sensations of your body.

    No prior experience of meditation is necessary.

    Recommended equipment: cushion or chair.

  • I am resilient: Meditation

    This meditation class is part of week 2 of 'Return to you'.

    In this meditation you'll tap into your own inner resilience, to rebuild your own energy resource, through focusing on your breath.

    No prior experience of meditation is necessary.

    Recommended equipment: cushion or chair.

  • I am open-hearted: Meditation

    This meditation class is part of week 3 of 'Return to you'.

    In this meditation you'll practice cultivating self-compassion through bringing your awareness to your thoughts and your attitude towards yourself, responding with kindness, compassion and self-acceptance.

    No prior experience of medit...

  • I am whole: Meditation

    This meditation class is part of week 4 of 'Return to you'.

    This meditation focuses on self-connection, exploring and embracing your humanness, moment to moment, with self-compassion, kindness and acceptance.

    No prior experience of meditation is necessary.

    Recommended equipment: cushion or ch...