Meditation Music

Music can be used to help you meditate, especially when you begin meditating. Music can help to avoid distractions, focus the mind and relax your body. It is very much a personal choice when it comes to selecting what music works best for you and what you enjoy.  There is a huge selection of meditation…

Quieten your mind ……

Quieten your mind. Quieten your heart. Let peace enfold you. Pam Brown B.1928  http://amityyoga.co.uk/yoga-classes-rainhill-yoga-workshops-merseyside-yoga-days-liverpool/ http://amityyoga.co.uk/yoga-workshops-merseyside-liverpool/

Meditate on this – The Journey by Mary Oliver

One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice – though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles “Mend my life!” each voice cried. But you didn’t stop. You knew what you had to…

Compassion & Kindness Meditation

‘You cannot enter the door of yoga without compassion and  kindness for others” Changkya – Yoga Teacher to the Emperor of China and His Holiness the Seventh Dalai Lama   http://amityyoga.co.uk/yoga-workshops-merseyside-liverpool/

Dynamic Mudra Mantra

During this mudra (yoga hand gesture) the fingers move accompanied with mantra Sa, Ta, Na, Ma. As you exhale place one of your fingertips on the tip of each thumb. While inhaling extend the fingers again. Co-ordinate this with the mantra syllables; Speaking ‘Saa’ press together the thumb and index finger; Speaking ‘Taa’ use middle…

Meditate on this…….

The quieter you become the more you can hear. Baba Ram Dass, B.1931 Yoga helps us to release emotions. They may be positive or negative. The photograph above features a pregnant woman who clearly shows a release of emotion during her yoga practice. As she sits in wide leg pose (Upavista Konasana) she is supported…

Cultivate Breathing Patterns to Promote Relaxation

When your feeling stressed have you ever noticed that your breath feels short and irregular?When relaxed the opposite is felt.  Observe how you breath when relaxed.   Your exhalations  extend longer than the length of your inhalations.   To promote relaxation we can focus on gently extending our exhalation by one or two seconds. Each…