Meditation Classes Frostburg MD

Local resource for meditation classes in Frostburg, MD. 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.

Life Fitness Management
(301) 729-2275
1226 National Highway
LaVale, MD
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Pulling Down the Moon
(301) 610-7755
15001 Shady Grove Rd
Rockville, MD
Yoga Styles
Energy Yoga, Healing, Tai-chi, Diet

Greater Baltimore Yoga
(410) 560-2980
9628 Deereco Rd
Timonium, MD
Yoga Styles
Hatha,Iyengar, Anasura

Harmonious Connection
(301) 722-YOGA
Rocky Gap Lodge & Resort
Cumberland, MD
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Yoga for Athletes, Gentle Yoga, Meditation, & more

Whole Yoga Healthcare
(410) 305-1331
1202 Annapolis Rd
Odenton, MD
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa, Restorative, Power/YRG, Pilates

Harmonious Connection
(301) 722-YOGA
Rocky Gap Lodge & Resort
Cumberland, MD
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Yoga for Athletes, Gentle Yoga, Meditation, & more

Yoga Teacher
(410) 754-7046
213 West Central Ave
Federalsburg, MD
Yoga Styles
Kripalu, chair yoga

Follow Your Heart Yoga Center
(877) 835-9642
20010 Century Blvd.
Germantown, MD
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga

Life Fitness Management
(301) 729-2275
1226 National Highway
LaVale, MD
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Namaste Yoga Studio
(301) 423-3394
3601 Spring Terrace
Temple Hills, MD
Yoga Styles
Iyengar, Integrative Yoga, Ayurveda Well

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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