Meditation Classes Wayne PA

Local resource for meditation classes in Wayne, 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.

YogaLife Institute
(610) 688-7030
821 Lancaster Ave.
Wayne, PA
Yoga Styles
Classical Yoga

Body Sculpt Sports & Fitness LLC
(484) 994-5577
PO Box 729
Conshohocken, PA
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Ashtanga, Kundulini, Iyengar, Pre-natal and children's yoga, as well as meditation, Chakra work, bodywork, and the fundamentals of Yoga and Buddhist philosophy

Stillpoint Yoga Studios
(610) 246-8935
580 Shoemaker Rd
King Of Prussia, PA
Yoga Styles
Pranakriya, Vinyasa, Kripalu , prenatal

Mind-Body Services
(610) 664-6446
301 W. Chester Pike
Havertown, PA
Yoga Styles
Kali Ray TriYoga

Yoga Teacher
(484) 682-2008
100 West Fornance Street
Norristown, PA
Yoga Styles
Prana Vinyasa Flow, Beginner Hatha, Yin

Amy's Yoga With a Heart
(610) 331-3796
10 Morris Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga

Main Line Yoga
(610) 645-7900
66 Rittenhouse Place
Ardmore, PA
Yoga Styles
Yin / Vinyasa

The Yoga Lifestyle Center and Body Precision Pilates Studio
(610) 722-9522
1740 E. Lancaster Ave.
Paoli, PA
Yoga Styles
Beginner, Gentle, Classical, Prenatal/Post Natal, Bikram

The Yoga Garden
(610) 664-2705
131 N. Narberth Ave.
Narberth, PA
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa, Hatha, Ashtanga, Kripalu, Yin

Art & Soul Yoga & Pilates
(610) 220-8572
1690 Valley Forge Road
Worcester, PA
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Kripalu, Prenatal

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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