Meditation Classes Uniontown PA

Local resource for meditation classes in Uniontown, PA. 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.

The Yoga Attic
(724) 430-YOGA
60 E. Fayette St.
Uniontown, PA
Yoga Styles
Power Yoga

(304) 685-9942
1445 Stewartstown Road Suite 350
Morgantown, WV
Yoga Styles
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Yogadragon Studio
(610) 384-3409
8 Whitetail Way
Coatesville, PA
Yoga Styles
Classical & Vinyasa

dixon flow yoga
(570) 817-5056
716 main street
avoca, PA
Yoga Styles
Flow yoga,kundalini kriya yoga,taoist yoga

Steamtown Hot Yoga
(570) 941-9977
1130 Moosic Street
Scranton, PA
Yoga Styles
Hot Yoga and Medical Chi Gong

Sonador Yoga Studio
(412) 721-2006
250 Lenity School Rd
Belle Vernon, PA
Yoga Styles
Hatha and relaxation Yoga

God Spirit Yoga Studio
(724) 806-0348
229 Pittsburgh St. Suite 202
Scottdale, PA
Yoga Styles

Yoga On Main
(215) 482-7877
4363 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga

Village Yoga
(484) 639-7602
3421 St. Peters Road
Pottstown, PA
Yoga Styles
Classical and Therapeutic

Santosha on the Ridge Bed & Breakfast
(570) 476-0203
East Stroudsburg, PA
Yoga Styles

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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