Awake & Evolve: Cycle 2 - Holiday Stress Meditation
"It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it."
~ Hans Selye ~
To begin, find a comfortable posture for meditation.
It may be helpful to set a timer for 5-10 minutes for this practice.
Place your hands on your knees, with your palms facing up.
Scan your body for any areas of tension or tightness. Pay special attention to any tightness in your neck, mouth, and jaw area.
Begin to feel your body and mind relax as you deepen your breath.
Visualize a dial in your mind. On this dial you see a stress indicator. Imagine that with each breath you exhale you slowly turn the dial from high stress to a more Zen-like state of mind.
With each breath feel a sense of serenity flow through the body.
Allow each breath to turn the dial in small increments, finding a sense of relaxation with each breath.
Stay here with this meditation for 10-15 minutes.
Topic: Awake & Evolve Yoga
Mindith is a born mover. She has spent her life exploring various athletic disciplines, starting with ballet and modern dance from an early age. She went on to become a E-RYT 500 certified yoga therapist and teacher and discovered CrossFit after the birth of her daughter. Mindith coached CrossFit at a number of boxes near her home in Southern California, which lead to her involvement in Russian kettlebells and Olympic weightlifting. She has coached a wide variety of populations and cares... Read More