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1. Progressive Relaxation 1 - RELAX Day 1
In this mindfulness meditation class, Andrew Johnson will teach you to use full body relaxation techniques that will help you unwind and relax at will. If you enjoy this class, be sure to watch Andrew's other classes on Grokker.
2. Countdown Technique 3 - RELAX Day 8
Welcome to RELAX with Andrew Johnson, a 21 day meditation and mindfulness series, which teaches you the basic relaxation techniques to help you manage stress. In this third version of the countdown technique you will find yourself taking more control over the pacing of the countdown to match your breathing. This will demonstrate to you just how much control you have over your own relaxation and the power of the tools that you are learning. Join Andrew Johnson in this Grokker Premium video, and in just 21 days relieve your stress and improve your sleep.
3. "I Am" Meditation - Fearless Heart
Transform the minds tendency for negative thought. Throughout this series, enrich yourself on the journey toward a Fearless Heart. The mind's tendency to get caught in cyclical patterns is an indication of our powerful mental strength, but when untrained, these mental faculties can lead us into harmful, stress - inducing mind states. In this video, you will use the support of mala beads to interrupt these complex patterns and return the mind to healthy affirmations and a positive outlook. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Daniella Cotreau through this transformative, self affirming meditation in this Grokker Premium video.
4. Guided Meditation on Anatta (Non-Self)
A guided three part meditation session focusing on anatta or no-self with Buddhist teacher Joseph Goldstein. The first part will focus on helping to open the mind to listening. The second part focuses on learning to accept the cycle of life. Lastly it will focus on being free of the body and letting thoughts arise as they occur in the mind.
5. Mindfulness 2 - RELAX Day 16
In this meditation class, Andrew Johnson will teach you how to use mindfulness to find relaxation and release anxiety about the past and the future. If you like this meditation, be sure to check out Andrew's 21 Day meditation & mindfulness program.
A guided meditation on emptying the mind with Buddhist teacher Gil Fronsdal. "The third form of patience is acceptance of truth. It is the willingness to see deeply, without resistance, the truth of the moment and the truth of the deepest levels of reality. This includes living in accord with the insight that at our core there is no self to build up, hang onto, or defend. Seeing the luminous emptiness at the center of all things means that we can begin to let go of grasping to a self-conscious and fixed idea of who we are. This requires a kind of patience, because deep spiritual insight is an affront to the ego. Most of us orient our lives around a limited view of ourselves; it can be quite frightening to let this view go. The patient acceptance of truth that allows us to let go is a personal strength developed together with the strengths of virtue, discernment, wisdom, resolve and loving-kindness." ~ Quotes by Gil Fronsdal
7. Diaphragmatic Breathing 2 - RELAX Day 4
Welcome to RELAX with Andrew Johnson, a 21 day meditation and mindfulness series, which teaches you the basic relaxation techniques to help you manage stress. By revisiting diaphragmatic breathing, you will find that this class becomes much easier and that you will be able to relax deeper and more effectively. This shows just how quickly the mind & body learn properly taught techniques. Join Andrew Johnson in this Grokker Premium video, and in just 21 days relieve your stress and improve your sleep.
8. Mindfulness Meditation
A guided meditation with spiritual teacher Adyashanti. The art of allowing everything to be as it is. "When we sit without a demand on this moment, without waiting for the next moment, without waiting to get it -- whatever "it" is -- when we are not waiting to get enlightened or to get love, peace, or a quiet mind, and when we stop demanding anything from ourselves -- then the sacred opens up simply because there is no demand being made upon it. True sacred relationship with this moment flowers when we are not asking it to be other than it is. Then the beauty blossoms. But if we ask the smallest thing of this moment, then we start to miss the beauty. Our asking distorts what we are able to see and experience in ourselves. The mind thinks that to be free, to be liberated or enlightened means to be wiped clean of all unpleasant experiences, but that's not the way it is. The Divine wouldn't dare defile itself by removing something. That would be like cutting off your arm. But to experience these same emotions or experiences as the mystery, as God, and as the mystery of yourself, is to totally transform them." ~ Quotes by Adyashanti
9. Countdown Technique 1 - RELAX Day 6
Welcome to RELAX with Andrew Johnson, a 21 day meditation and mindfulness series, which teaches you the basic relaxation techniques to help you manage stress. The first mind-body technique that uses the mind in conjunction with breathing to quickly deepen relaxation. By combining the mental and the physical you will find that you can reach even deep levels of relaxation and greater control. Join Andrew Johnson in this Grokker Premium video, and in just 21 days relieve your stress and improve your sleep.
10. Introductory Breath Meditation: 5 min.
In this simple and clear mediation, Mark will guide you in a mindfulness of breath practice that will help you develop focus, calm, and clarity. It can be done anywhere, at anytime. Take time to notice the stillness that rests between each breath and observe the quiet state of your mind, which will enhance your mental clarity through a simple connection to the present moment.