Meditation Classes Manteca CA

Local resource for meditation classes in Manteca, CA. 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.

Yoga Teacher Indep
(209) 239-3464
PO Box 228
Manteca, CA
 
The Stockton Yoga Center
(209) 463-3330
235 Dorris Place
Stockton, CA
Yoga Styles
Sivananda, Flow, Gentle

Yoga Health Institute
(209) 380-5955
3507 Tully Rd
Modesto, CA
 
Flow Yoga Studio
(209) 830-0405
3602 Mars Ct
Tracy, CA
 
Village Yoga Center
(209) 578-5441
1700 Mchenry Ave
Modesto, CA
 
Flow Yoga Studio
(209) 513-4701
3602 Mars Way Suite 125
Tracy, CA
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Central Valley Yoga
(209) 578-5441
1700 McHenry Ave ste66c
Modesto, CA
Yoga Styles
multi-styles, prenatal

Bikram Yoga
(209) 948-9642
2341 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA
 
Yoga Center
(209) 463-3330
235 Dorris Pl
Stockton, CA
 
South Valley Judo Club
(661) 323-8497
450 Burney St
Modesto, CA
 

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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