Relaxation Space

Delve into Relaxation Space

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all
true art and science.” ~Albert Einstein


Enter these internal spaces…

Yoga and meditation are powerful ways to gain insight into oneself and the world around us while consciously directing the mind to a chosen location for our benefit and therefore the benefit of all beings and the planet. This is a place created for stillness, conscious movement, rest and relaxation through the use of yoga and meditation. Explore your inner landscapes while enjoying the various audio and visual clips that guide you deeper into the various layers of the Self…

Yoga & Meditation Postings

Enjoy reading various articles on yoga and meditation. Learn how to use these techniques and incorporate them into your life. We will be posting the latest news, research, resources and tips. Click here for the latest yoga and meditation postings.

Audio & Visual Recordings

Enter the stunning and relaxing effects of these audio and visual masterpieces that have been compiled to help you relax and refresh. Each recording varies in content and length. Enjoy the audio and visual trip. Click here for the latest audio and visual recordings.

Click below for the latest Relaxation Space postings:
RELAXATION SPACE

YOGA

What is Yoga?
Yoga is an ancient, self-empowering practice that utilizes a wide range of tools to enhance well-being and to maintain and restore health. It can be a powerful tool on the journey of personal and spiritual growth and transformation.

Who can do Yoga?
No pre-requisites are required to begin practicing yoga. Yoga is for everyone, regardless of age, gender, belief system, cultural background or ability. Yoga offers a broad range of tools that can be tailored by a teacher to suit the unique needs of each individual student.

What can you gain from Yoga? 
Yoga has gained global acceptance by helping people meet the challenges of our modern daily life with greater ease and improved health and well-being.

Yoga serves as a means to:

  • relax and refresh after daily activities
  • enhance quality of life and improvement of relationships
  • increase attention and focus
  • improve personal and professional productivity
  • reduce stress and stress-related problems
  • stabilize mental and emotional challenges
  • alleviate a wide range of physical ailments
  • help to recover from illness
  • maintain vitality from youth through old age
  • support women and men through many life changes
  • guide in the process of self-discovery and personal transformation
  • provide an avenue for spiritual growth

Yoga can be used as a preventive measure and as way to cope with current conditions. Regular practice of yoga can greatly increase one’s quality of life and reduce overall stress.

For more information, visit kym.org

MEDITATION

What is Meditation?
Meditation is a mind-body practice in complimentary and alternative medicine. Meditation is a practice of concentrated focus upon a sound, object, visualization, breath, movement or attention itself. This focus helps to increase awareness of the present moment, reduce stress, promote relaxation and enhance personal and spiritual growth.

There are many types of meditation, most of which originated in ancient religious and spiritual traditions. This practice is believed to result in a state of greater calmness and physical relaxation and psychological balance. Practicing meditation can change how a person relates to the flow of emotions and thoughts.

Benefits of Meditation
The scientific study of the physiological and psychological effects of meditation prove that meditation affects metabolism, the endocrine system and the central nervous system. Meditation benefits people with or without acute medical illness or stress. People who meditate regularly have been shown to feel less anxious and depressed. Meditation facilitates a greater sense of calmness, empathy and acceptance of self and others.

Meditation is particularly effective as a treatment for:

  • Stress reduction
  • Emotional and mental stability
  • Insight and understanding about one’s thoughts, feelings and actions
  • Enjoyment and appreciation of life
  • Confidence and control over one’s life
  • Improving relationships with self and others
  • Reducing severe and chronic pain
  • Alleviating symptoms of anxiety and anxiety-related disorders
  • Alleviating symptoms of depression and mood-related disorders
  • Chronic fatigue, insomnia and sleeping-related disorders
  • Pain-related drug use and chemical dependency
  • High blood pressure and cardiovascular disease
  • Healing skin conditions
  • Alleviating headaches and migraines
  • Reducing allergies and asthma

Meditation can be used with other forms of medical treatment and is an important complimentary therapy for both the treatment and prevention of many stress-related conditions. Regular meditation can reduce the number of symptoms experienced by individuals with a wide range of illnesses and disorders.

For more information visit nccam.nih.gov & umassmed.edu

Utilize the ancient tools of yoga and meditation to bring you inside and connect with something bigger…

“In the beginning you will fall into the gaps in between thoughts, after practicing
for years, you become the gap.” ~ Unknown

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: