Meditation Classes East Hartford CT

Local resource for meditation classes in East Hartford, CT. Includes detailed information on local yoga studios and meditation centers that give access to meditation instructors who guide students in conscious breathing and other meditation techniques, such as sitting meditation, walking meditation, concentrative meditation, mindfulness meditation, and meditation.

Pathworks Yoga
(203) 634-3686
Kobukai JuJitsu Dojo
East Hartford, CT
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Sacred Rivers Yoga
(860) 657-9545
2934 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT
Yoga Styles
Many

Yoga Associates
(860) 646-3996
118 Butternut Rd.
Manchester, CT
Yoga Styles
Kundalini

South Windsor Yoga Studio
(860) 644-3094
22 Morgan Farms Drive
South Windsor, CT
Yoga Styles
Kripalu

Sunshine Yoga LLC
(860) 798-9757
P.O. Box 45
East Windsor Hill, CT
Yoga Styles
Kripalu

Australian School of Meditation and Yoga
(089) 415-9651
Unit 4
Fremantle, WA
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga

Fuller Yoga Pilates and Massage
(860) 951-9642
1477 Park St.
Hartford, CT
Yoga Styles
Fuller, Intro, Hot, Power, Vinyasa

abi and joseph
61 8 94333021
13a Phillimore Street
Fremantle, WA
Yoga Styles
Yoga and Pilates Apparel

West Hartford Yoga
860 953 YOGA (9642)
32 Jansen Court
West Hartford, CT
Yoga Styles
vinyasa flow, why power, hot, gentle, re

Balanced Essence
(860) 416-5288
546 Cromwell Ave (Rte 3)
Rocky Hill, CT
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Yin Yoga, Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fa

Lift Depression With Meditation

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By Ziba Kashef

With summer coming to a close and shorter, darker days ahead, you might be wondering how to cope with the negative thoughts that often accompany the season’s change and can lead to depression. A recent study found that age-old meditative techniques and more modern cognitive therapy can help alleviate symptoms. Anil Coumar, a psychotherapist and director of the mental health clinic at the University of Washington, Seattle, offers these do-it-yourself mood-lifting meditations:

Get moving. For many people, meditation is a remote, Eastern technique that involves sitting with your legs crossed on a cushion. But almost any activity can be mindful and healing, says Coumar. “Through a practice of mindfulness, we can see how our thoughts are not facts—they come and go.” To slow down your thinking and realize that you can release negative thoughts as quickly as they come, try this eating meditation: Hold a raisin in your hand and intentionally look at it as if you’ve never seen one before. Roll it between your fingers and notice each crease. Pay attention to your thoughts about it—maybe you’ll think, This is ugly or I’ve never noticed the true color of a raisin before. Then put it in your mouth and observe how your saliva flows as you chew.

Uncover your unconscious. Imagine you’re walking down the street and see a good friend walking in the opposite direction. You nod and smile, but your pal just looks ahead and keeps going. How do you respond? “Someone might say, ‘Oh, she probably didn’t see me.’ Another might think, ‘What did I do wrong now?’ Depending on how you interpret that event, you’re going to feel good or bad,” says Coumar. This kind of cognitive exercise can teach us how we unconsciously have these thoughts. The point? To make the normally unconscious thoughts that fuel depression conscious so you can acknowledge them—and then more easily let them go. —Ziba Kashef

Author: Ziba Kashef

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