Meditation Classes Starke FL

Local resource for meditation classes in Starke, FL. 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.

Florida Institute of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
(561) 272-3733
12 Northeast 5th Avenue
Delray Beach, FL
Services
Other, Yoga, Wellness Training, Stress Management, Spiritual Attunement, Reiki, Psychosomatic Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Music Therapy, Meditation, Guided Imagery, Dreamwork Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Coaching, Breathwork, Art Therapy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Now Yoga Begins
(877) YOG-ANOW
P.O. Box 195189
Winter Springs, FL
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga, Sivananda, Yin

Spine & Sport Institute
(772) 713-5371
1345 36th St.
Vero Beach, FL
Yoga Styles
Yoga Mind - Remember Graceful Movement

Peaceful Yoga
904-278-8082 office 904-318-8
2301 Park Ave. Suite 302
Orange Park, FL
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa Flow/Mind Body/Sivananda/Yogalat

Kashi School of Yoga
(800) 226-1008
11155 Roseland Rd.
Sebastian, FL
Yoga Styles
Kali Natha Yoga

At Ease Yoga & Massage Center
(904) 669-1437
900-C Anastasia Blvd.
St. Augustine, FL
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga

Serenity Stream Yoga & Wellness
(813) 368-6546
11954 Boyette Road
Riverview, FL
Yoga Styles
Conscious Flow

Yoga Central
(352) 383-7979
2724 West Old US Highway 441
Mount Dora, FL
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Kundalini, & wonderful blend of a

Yoga Teacher
Mariner Lane
Rotonda West, FL
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Ocean Avenue Studios
321-676-6187 or 693-4636
1413 atlantic st
Melbourne Beach, FL
Yoga Styles
Hatha

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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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