Meditation Classes Morehead KY

Local resource for meditation classes in Morehead, KY. 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.

All Star Fitness
(859) 727-6888
4035 Dixie Hwy.
Elsmere, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Radiant Fitness, LLC
(859) 485-1238
990 Eads Road
Crittenden, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Yin Yoga

PM Yoga & Personal Training
(502) 437-0520
211 Breighton Park Circle
Shelbyville, KY
Yoga Styles
Multidisciplinary

Kula Center for Movement Arts
(859) 441-1811
110 E. 8th Street
Newport, KY
 
Lifepath Center of the Healing Arts
859-426-5307 (ext 13)
734 Brom-Cres Rd
Crescent Springs, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Yoga Teacher
(859) 609-1421
6334 Remington Cove
Burlington, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Vinyasa

Yoga Teacher
(270) 343-3223
61 Lily Creek Ct
Jamestown, KY
Yoga Styles
Integrative Yoga Therapy

Yoga For Life
(859) 497-0902
113 Maloney Way
Mt. Sterling, KY
Yoga Styles
Integrative Yoga Therapy

Melissa Klein RYT, CYI
(859) 552-5139
Georgetown Pavilion 103 N. Colonial Heights
Georgetown, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Hot, Pilates, Vinyasa, Power & Co

Yoga East, Inc.
(502) 585-9642
1125 E. Kentucky Street
Louisville, KY
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga, Hatha

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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