What is Meditation

Meditate… but where to begin?

So you’ve decided to start looking after of the health of your mind with meditation. 

We understand that starting something new can sometimes be daunting which is why we’re here to help you.

Let us start by explaining what meditation is about and how it can benefit you. Learn about the different practises and discover the right way to fulfil your goals.

What is meditation?

Meditation is a technique that involves concentrating, relaxing and becoming ‘aware’ to help clear the mind and gain a sense of calm. It’s a skill that anyone can harness, and it’s actually a beautiful way to take some time out from the hectic world around you and focus on yourself. 

There are many different types of meditation. Some will focus on different areas of life like sleep, relationships, gratitude, while others may use a certain technique like breathing, concentrating on a certain area of the body, or engaging with music.

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Vipassana

Okay, but why should I meditate?

Meditating can help with so many aspects of life, whether your self esteem is low, or you need help to ‘defrag’ your mind, the benefits of meditation are endless.

Meditation has stayed relevant and helpful in people’s lives all over the world for more than a thousand years.

In the last few years, developments in science have allowed researchers to understand the actual benefits that meditation can make to a person’s brain.

  • Reduce stress
  • Calm anxiety
  • Improve memory
  • Sleep better
  • Better relationships
  • Heal pain
  • Lose weight
  • Fight depression
  • Beat addiction
  • Concentration
  • Be healthier
  • Improve focus

Is meditation for me?

In the same way that everyone can benefit from some healthy eating and a little bit of exercise, spending some time nurturing the mind can help anyone.

However, there are many different techniques and approaches to meditation, and it’s our goal to help you find the right way for you.

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If you’re still not sure that meditation is for you, why don’t you check out our youtube channel

What meditation means to our teachers

"I’ve attended Goenka’s 10 day retreats. This is a great refresher for Vipassana practice. Personally I prefer audio with guided instructions, and this was just what I was looking for."
John Benjamin
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