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  • 1. Meditation in 4 easy steps Meditation in 3 easy steps Created By MARI SULLIVAN
  • 2. Aims
    • To introduce the class to the benefits of a regular Meditation Practice.
  • 3. Objectives
    • At the end of this 12 minute tutorial you will be able to:
    • Define what Meditation is.
    • List 3 health benefits of regular Meditation.
    • Outline the three easy steps to Meditation.
  • 4. Introduction
    • Meditation has its roots in both the East and the West.
    • It is a spiritual rather than a religious practice.
    • The word Meditation means “to centre the self”.
    • There are many different styles of Meditation.
  • 5. What is Meditation ?
    • Meditation is a tool for relaxation.
    • It is a way of tuning in to yourself.
    • It can help you gain greater self awareness.
    • Meditation calms the mind.
  • 6. Why Meditate ?
    • High levels of stress can create health problems:
    • high blood pressure
    • headaches
    • insomnia
    • depression
  • 7. What are the health benefits of Meditation ?
    • Just 5 minutes a day can :
    • reduce stress
    • help you relax
    • improve concentration
    • Increase positive feelings
  • 8. 3 easy steps to peace
    • 1. Find somewhere warm and quiet, where you won’t be disturbed.
    • 2. Sit comfortably, a straight back chair or on the floor is best.
    • 3. Close your eyes and focus on your breathing.
  • 9. Meditation in 4 easy steps take a deep breath
  • 10. Questions
    • reduces stress
    • helps you relax
    • improves concentration
    • Increases positive feelings
    Name 3 health benefits of a regular meditation practice :
  • 11. Questions
    • List 3 easy steps to meditation:
    • Find somewhere warm and quiet
    • Sit comfortably
    • Focus on your breath
  • 12. Summary
    • In this session we have :
    • Defined Meditation
    • Its Health Benefits and
    • How to Meditate
    • What I hope to have done :
    • Inspire you
  • 13. Thank you Happy Meditating !