Meditation Classes Marlton NJ

Local resource for meditation classes in Marlton, NJ. 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 NOW!
(856) 988-0885
16 West Main Street
Marlton, NJ
Yoga Styles
Svaroopa, Vinyasa, Kripalu, Classical

The Yoga Studio
(856) 222-0338
123 Creek Road
Mt. Laurel, NJ
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Kundalini, Star, AM, Fitness, Family, Prenatal, Preschool, Gentle, Dance, & Teen Yoga

Bikram Yoga South Jersey
856-719-YOGA (9642)
545 North Rt. 73
West Berlin, NJ
Yoga Styles
Bikram Method

Sahaja Yoga
(212) 269-9642
84 Euclid Ave.
Hackensack, NJ
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

The Yoga Center Of Haddonfield
(856) 428-9955
20 N. Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
Yoga Styles
Awareness Yoga & Meditation

Anu Medical Spa
(856) 809-0909
200 B Route 73
Voorhees, NJ
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Original Hot Yoga, South Jersey - Bikram Yoga Voorhees
856-309-YOGA (9642)
250 Haddonfield-Berlin Rd
Gibbsboro, NJ
Yoga Styles
Bikram

Yoga To Go Yoga and Spiritual Center
(609) 284-0298
176 Rt. 70 at Jones Road
Medford, NJ
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga

Maple Shade Wellness
856-779-YOGA (9642)
18 East Main Street (rear)
Maple Shade, NJ
Yoga Styles
Yoga & Massage

Sivam Yoga
(856) 482-5183
400 Columbia Blvd
Cherry Hill, NJ
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga based on Ayurvedic Philosophy

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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