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Transcript: Sit upright on a chair Helps keep yogi alert Kneel on a seiza bench Tuck feet under bench Keeps weight off of the feet and spine straight Things to do as a Beginning Meditator Most stable, symmetrical and solid position Each foot is placed on the opposite thigh Four Good Times to Meditate Chair History & Origin Legs are crossed with tops and sides of both feet resting on floor Ideally, knees should rest on floor Sit on a pillow to form a stable tripod base Meditation Full Lotus 1. You’ll always have thoughts, bring awareness to them A. Go back to focusing on your breath 2. Count your breaths 3. Do not give up, Develop a loving attitude *Realize the true purpose of meditation It will get easier with time Place left foot on right thigh Tuck right leg under If sitting for more than 30 minutes, alternate which leg goes on top Poses for Meditation Half Lotus Burmese Position Seiza Position There are various types of meditation, however there are 5 basic and popular ones that we will focus on: Primordial Sound Meditation: PSM, is a healing practice that allows us to experience inner calm and deep relaxation. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Kundalini Yoga Transcendental Meditation: for avoiding distracting thoughts and promoting a state of relaxed awareness Zen: Practice that emphasizes simplicity and intuition Fun Fact - There is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that searches for enlightenment that can be obtained through meditation and intuition rather than through faith and devotion. It's mainly practiced in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Also called Zen Buddhism. Sources Presenter: Priscilla Peralta 8 Limbs of Yoga Earliest documentation of Mediation is 1500 BCE stemming from teachings of the vedas in ancient India Between 400 BCE and 100 BCE, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali were put together outlining the eight limbs of yoga Between 400 BCE and 200 CE, The Bhagavad Gita was written, an epic poem and scripture that discusses the philosophy of yoga, meditation and how to have a spiritual life Meditation = dhyana Meditation is: a technique for resting the mind and achieving a state of consciousness that is different from the normal waking state Allows for understanding of self and consciousness Not unique to any one religion Goal: transcend mind and experience essential nature: peace, happiness and bliss Meditation can be done lying down, sitting, standing, or walking Sitting is most commonly used because it is the balance between alert and relaxed, most commonly used poses: Burmese Style Half Lotus Full Lotus Seiza Position Chair Types of Meditation Purpose & Meaning In the morning When you are stressed On your lunch break End of your work day *It is recommended that you do not meditate right before bed because you don't want to confuse it with relaxing into sleep

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Transcript: WHEn HOW Beaudry Young Reducing the stress levels of college students through mediation What is Stress? IQ What causes Stress? What is Meditation? IDEAS Mindfullness Meditation Jumping from Stressor to Stressor Creating Stress Relaxation REsponse Biofeedback REsilience Factors Health Benefits of Meditation & reducing Stress Reducing Stress Meditation Works Cited WHY Ayers, Susan. "stress." Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Psychology, Graham Davey, Routledge, 1st edition, 2006. Credo Reference,. Accessed 29 May 2017. Gatchel, Robert J., et al. "Biofeedback." Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine, edited by Susan Ayers, et al., Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition, 2007. Credo Reference, Accessed 31 May 2017. "meditation." Chambers Dictionary of the Unexplained, edited by Una McGovern, Chambers Harrap, 1st edition, 2007. Credo Reference, Accessed 29 May 2017. Oman, Doug, PhD., et al. "Meditation Lowers Stress and Supports Forgiveness among College Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Journal of American College Health 56.5 (2008): 569-78. ProQuest. Web. 29 May 2017. Ratanasiripong, Paul, et al. "Biofeedback Intervention for Stress, Anxiety, and Depression among Graduate Students in Public Health Nursing." Nursing Research and Practice (2015)ProQuest. Web. 30 May 2017. Tanis, Cindy J. “Performance Enhancement and Stress Reduction using Biofeedback with Women Collegiate Volleyball Players” Athletic Insight 4.2 (2012): 127-40. ProQuest. Web. 5 June 2017. Trentman, Judy, and JUDY TRENTMAN. "Meditation." Encyclopedia of Women's Health, edited by Sana Loue, and Martha Sajatovic, Springer Science+Business Media, 1st edition, 2004. Credo Reference, Accessed 30 May 2017. Twardosz, Gina. "Professors Study Methods to Reduce Stress Experts Address Finals Stress." University Wire Dec 06 2016. ProQuest. Web. 29 May 2017 .

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