Meditation Classes Salem NH

Local resource for meditation classes in Salem, NH. 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.

Salem Kripalu Yoga Studio
(603) 890-6077
401 Main St. Suite 206
Salem, NH
Yoga Styles
Kripalu, Power, Hot,

Yoga Sanctuary
(603) 537-0588
25 Indian Rock Rd/The Commons/#21& #23
Windham, NH
Yoga Styles
Kripalu -Gentle through Vigorous Styles

Yoga RoOm
(603) 339-2471
Rt. 111
Hampstead, NH
Yoga Styles
Pathways Yoga

YogaMatters
(603) 887-6254
One Rowell Lane
Sandown, NH
Yoga Styles
Iyengar Influenced - Vinyasa Style

SS Yoga Studio
(603) 882-6414
110 Kimball Hill Road
Hudson, NH
Yoga Styles
Kripalu, Prenatal

Niralambaya LLC
(603) 425-8195
50 Lowell Road
Windham, NH
Yoga Styles
Hatha / Eclectic

Seasons of Yoga, Inc
(866) YOG-AYES
13 Railroad Square
Haverhill, MA
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga/Hatha/Sports+

Advanced Health and Wellness
(978) 387-0126
790 Turnpike Street Suite 300
North Andover, MA
Yoga Styles
Drishti

Yoga Garden
(603) 432-9299
1 Sequoia Avenue
Londonderry, NH
Yoga Styles
Integrated, Gentle yoga

Interactive Harmony
(978) 454-2796
41 Lowell Street
Lowell, MA
Yoga Styles
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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