Sitting Meditation (17 minute audio) ~ Karen Schwisow

Sitting Meditation is a powerful way to stop. To pause. To remember. To turn down the volume. In Sitting Meditation we take a balanced, stable, upright posture and tune in to felt experience. The stillness we settle into is a powerful antidote to habits of reaction...

Mindful Movement (28 minute audio) ~ Teresa 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...

Body Scan (22 minute audio) ~ Beth Glosten

The Body Scan is a mindful tour through your body. This practice deepens awareness of the body, strengthens attention, and supports a more grounded, present-centered feeling for life. The Body Scan can also reveal stresses and emotional issues that you haven't become...

Body Scan (26 minute audio) ~ Teresa Johnson

The Body Scan is a mindful tour through your body. This practice deepens awareness of the body, strengthens attention, and supports a more grounded, present-centered feeling for life. The Body Scan can also reveal stresses and emotional issues that you haven't become...

Body Scan (24 minute audio) ~ Richard Johnson

The Body Scan is a mindful tour through your body. This practice deepens awareness of the body, strengthens attention, and supports a more grounded, present-centered feeling for life. The Body Scan can also reveal stresses and emotional issues that you haven't become...

Brief Body Scan (16 minute audio) ~ Karen Schwisow

The Body Scan is a mindful tour through your body. This practice deepens awareness of the body, strengthens attention, and supports a more grounded, present-centered feeling for life. The Body Scan can also reveal stresses and emotional issues that you haven't become...

Brief Body Scan (10 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

The Body Scan is a mindful tour through your body. This practice deepens awareness of the body, strengthens attention, and supports a more grounded, present-centered feeling for life. The Body Scan can also reveal stresses and emotional issues that you haven't become...

Giving & Receiving Compassion (17 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

This core meditation for our Mindful Self-Compassion program connects compassion practice with a feeling of equanimity. Loosely based on the Tibetan Buddhist Tonglen meditation, Giving and Receiving Compassion involves inviting the feeling of receiving all that you...

Affectionate Breathing (24 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

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...

Compassion for Couples (19 minute audio) ~ Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson is a Senior Teacher at Mindfulness Northwest who has taught classes and workshops on mindful relationships for many years with his wife and fellow MNW teacher Teresa Johnson. Practice this Compassion for Couples meditation with a partner or on your...

Loving-Kindness for Couples (14 minute audio) ~ Richard Johnson

Loving-kindness stengthens the natural human desire that you and others be well. A core part of our Mindful Self-Compassion program as well as other compassion cultivation programs, loving-kindness meditation uses a combination of imagery and language to open the...