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Meditation and Stress Reduction Classes

Our Meditation and Stress Reduction Classes help you to experience deep relaxation and enhanced physical and emotional well-being.


 

What is Meditation? 

Meditation is a practice that incorporates different techniques that help people focus their attention and achieve a heightened state of awareness.

Our Meditation and Stress Reduction Classes promote mindfulness and body awareness. It also aids in resistance to disease & helps in recovery time after surgery & illness. Most importantly, it helps manage stress. 

How Does Meditation Manage Stress? 

  • Lowers Heart Rate 
  • Promotes Healthy Sleep Patterns
  • Boosts Cognitive Skills
  • Enhances Mood
  • Encourages Adrenal Glands to produce Less Cortisol
  • Normalizes Blood Pressure
  • Allows the Body to Use Oxygen More Efficiently
  • Improves Immune Functioning
  • Helps Clear the Mind and Increases Creativity
  • People with physical limitations may find it easier to practice than strenuous physical exercise for stress relief.

 

Radiant Rest Meditation

Guided Meditation for Deep Relaxation

with Jen Leary
Sundays from 9:30a-10:30a
Radient Rest, Meditation and Stress Reduction Classes

Yoga Nidra, or yogic sleep, is an ancient meditation technique where you enter a deep state of conscious relaxation. This class will begin with 10-15 minutes of gentle, seated movements to quiet the body, then move into a 45 min restorative yoga nidra meditation. A 45-minute session of yoga nidra is equivalent to a peaceful three-hour nap. Yoga Nidra calms the autonomic nervous system, which regulates the body’s processes that take place without a conscious effort (heartbeat, breathing, digestion, and blood flow), and the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, creating a feeling of deep calm and relaxation. Another benefit of Yoga Nidra is it may help you fall asleep faster and experience higher quality sleep. Anyone can enjoy this meditation; no experience is necessary.

Nancy Boland

Nancy is a certified Health & Well-being, Lifestyle Medicine Coach, Registered Yoga Teacher, ACE certified Personal Trainer with a BA in Psychology and MS in Exercise Science.  She uniquely engages clients to maintain a healthy lifestyle through yoga, meditation, Transformative Breathwork, grounding techniques, Thai massage, Reiki & aromatherapy. She exemplifies how the benefits of healthy living build a strong body, mind, and spirit connection which she is committed to energetically sharing with everyone she meets so they can live their best life with joy and vitality. 


 

Get Grounded to Manage Stress, Meditation and Stress Reduction Classes

Get Grounded to Manage Stress

New Class Times Coming Soon

Experience relaxing awareness of the breath and the body to help alleviate and manage symptoms of stress, overthinking, or rumination. We finish with a brief guided meditation that helps relax the body and mind and encourages serenity and a sense of calm. Experience is not required