history of meditation and where it began is unsure, researchers believe it may
have derived with primitive hunter-gatherers discovering meditation and its
altered states of consciousness while staring at the flames of their fires.
the earliest references to meditation are found in the Hindu scriptures. In the
5th century meditation developed in China, and Buddhist India.
Buddha meditation began when Buddha reached enlightenment by meditating under a
Bodhi Tree around 500 BC.
are 2 styles of Chinese meditation, the Zen meditation is a silent and Buddha
meditation is where you use your voice to chant.
has grown in popularity in the West using the silent Zen meditation or the
sound meditation of Buddha. Throughout the course we will be practicing many
styles which include the traditional and the old styles.
Benefits of Meditation Meditation is a
practice that gives balance physically, emotionally and mentally. Today, people
are using meditation to treat anxiety, stress, and depression. To silence the
mind in meditation helps a person to remove stress and enables them to think
clearly so they make better decisions. A worried negative mind creates confusion
and the ‘fight or flight’ reflex, where often the person becomes unwell
mentally and physically. While primitive people needed this response in hunting
situations, today it is the reason for many of our everyday stresses. During
meditation, blood flow is directed to the parasympathetic nervous system
instead. This is the part of the brain that triggers relaxation, a slower pulse
and energy conservation.
been successfully used to help people quit smoking, conquer drug and alcohol
addictions, reduce blood pressure and reduce symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome
and menopause. Meditation aids in lowering heart rate and blood pressure by
slowing down breathing, which reduces the amount of oxygen needed. Along with
the mind, muscles gently relax. “Some experts have compared it to a ‘reset
button’ for your body.”
profession are accepting relaxation techniques such as meditation are beneficial
for patient’s well-being by aiding their recovery from illness. As more
scientific knowledge is gathered, meditation will become a more accurately and
frequently prescribed treatment.
centuries people have realised that the way they think can affect the outcomes
of the physical well-being. A person who is depressed and sad is more likely to
have low energy and catch a cold or have headaches. Many people believe that
the mind has the power to heal not just the emotional boy but the physical
meditation is an effective tool to enhance a healing session. The client is
encouraged to go deeper into a relaxed state where they can focus on the area
they wish to be healed. The practitioner can use the power of suggestion to
influence the client into sending positive and loving thoughts to the injury.
As easy way to do this is to suggest to the client at the start of the healing
session, to imagine warm soothing water on the area where it washes away any
healer’s voice at the start of the healing session helps to relax the client’s
busy mind. The client can lose themselves in the meditation journey and ignore
any irritating thoughts. Including meditation with a healing session makes the
healing a deeper experience.
Learn different meditation
techniques to instruct others on how to silence the mind. I will show you
various ways you can help healing clients and direct meditation groups. Develop
confidence in using your voice to lead others on a meditation journey. Experience
practical sessions where you guide class group members in meditation of your
choice. Each session includes practice
& theory meditation methods for clients, groups & personal use.
cover meditation styles of breathing, sound, mindful, chakra, mantra, crystal,
transcending, visual & guided and others. Understanding responsibility of a group
leader, clients, insurance, location & setting the scene.
£ 20.00 held monthly(10 sessions per course)
students will demonstrate verbal guided mediation to others in the class as part of the course.
Includes: Full colour manual, meditation cards & diploma