Meditation Classes Pflugerville TX

Local resource for meditation classes in Pflugerville, TX. 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.

Classical Yogalifestyle Institute.
(512) 215-4813
4033 Barlow Drive
Round Rock, TX
Yoga Styles
Classical Yoga

Breath and Balance Bodyworks
(512) 923-0785
930 S Bell Blvd ste 301
Cedar Park, TX
Yoga Styles

Yoga On The Go
(512) 497-2788
116 Depot
Elgin, TX
Yoga Styles

Bikram Yoga Austin
(512) 407-9909
PO Box 203302
Austin, TX
Akasha Photography Studio
(512) 336-9100
13812 N Highway 183
Austin, TX
Sundara Yoga Therapy
(512) 249-9201
12636 Research Blvd. Ste. C-206
Austin, TX
Yoga Styles

Miss Dana's 620 Dance Studio
(512) 261-5719
Rt. 620
Lakeway, TX
Yoga Styles
Integral Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga Productions
(512) 339-6177
501 W Powell Ln
Austin, TX
Sacred Streams Yoga
(512) 600-4716
2013-A West Anderson Lane
Austin, TX
Pilates Studio Ann Arnoult
(512) 480-0662
3016 Guadalupe St Ste B175
Austin, TX

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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