Affectionate Breath and Finding Joy (21 minute audio) ~ Teresa Johnson

The practice of Affectionate Breathing is a core Mindful Self-Compassion practice. This practice "warms up" the core mindfulness practice Awareness of Breathing by bringing elements of self-kindness and inviting a feeling of being nurtured by the breath. Affectionate...

Mountain Meditation (15 minute audio) ~ Beth Glosten

Meditations using imagery and symbols can be powerful. The Mountain Meditation envisions your experience as that of a mountain: stable and solid but also always changing. This classic practice, popularized by Jon Kabat-Zinn, is often included in our Mindfulness-Based...

Three Anchors Meditation (10 minute audio) ~ Beth Glosten

In strengthening the ability to be present and grounded, "anchoring" attention with felt present-moment experience is deeply helpful. While many practices do this using breath as the object of attention, the anchoring meditation helps you explore other options. These...

RAIN Meditation (20 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

The R.A.I.N. practice is a 4-step process for meeting the challenges of life in a spacious, curious, reflective way. The four steps of rain are: (1) recognize, (2) accept and allow, (3) investigate, and (4) non-identification with the challenge. We've been amazed by...

RAIN Meditation (12 minute audio) ~ Richard Johnson

The R.A.I.N. practice is a 4-step process for meeting the challenges of life in a spacious, curious, reflective way. The four steps of rain are: (1) recognize, (2) accept and allow, (3) investigate, and (4) non-identification with the challenge. We've been amazed by...

Listening Meditation (22 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

Listening meditation is included in our Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program. It's a great practice for looking at preferences and conceptualization and how easily our mental habits can "drive the bus" of perception and evaluation. In Listening Meditation we...

Breath Counting Meditation (24 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

Counting the breath can be a powerful support for breathing meditation practice. Here we suggest gently applying a number, from 1 up to 10, to the exhale. This gives the cognitive mind something to do in service of breath awareness. Note, though, that this practice is...

Breath Counting Meditation (13 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

Counting the breath can be a powerful support for breathing meditation practice. Here we suggest gently applying a number, from 1 up to 10, to the exhale. This gives the cognitive mind something to do in service of breath awareness. Note, though, that this practice is...

Awareness of Breathing (22 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

In this core meditation practice, we direct attention to the sensations associated with breathing as our bodies inhale and exhale. This practice is a powerful tool for grounding in our experience of the present moment. Other breath practices like Breath Counting and...

Standing Yoga (28 minute audio) ~ Richard Johnson

Think of Mindful Movement as a "body scan in motion" where we practice deeply feeling the sensations in the body as we move it and as we hold different postures. We offer a few suggestions for getting started as well as diagrams of our standard full mindful movement...

Awareness of Breathing (25 minute audio) ~ Teresa Johnson

In this core meditation practice, we direct attention to the sensations associated with breathing as our bodies inhale and exhale. This practice is a powerful tool for grounding in our experience of the present moment. Other breath practices like Breath Counting and...

Awareness of Breathing (20 minute audio) ~ Beth Glosten

In this core meditation practice, we direct attention to the sensations associated with breathing as our bodies inhale and exhale. This practice is a powerful tool for grounding in our experience of the present moment. Other breath practices like Breath Counting and...