Meditation › Graham Burns

Meditation lies at the heart of yoga and is a practice requiring a single pointed focus. There are many different ways to meditate: with the repetition of mantras, listening to sound or on the breath or with the use of imagery or through visualisation.

 

  • Simple Breath Meditation11:30
    Simple Breath Meditation

    Graham Burns

    This easy to follow meditation is perfect for beginners. Graham gives four simple ways to use the breath as a focus to settle the body help concentrate the mind. He also offers helpful tips throughout the practice about what often happens when we try to mediate and what we might think we are doing wrong. If you have never meditated you need to get comfortable first so try Graham’s tutorials for sitting cross-legged or easy alternatives (using a chair or kneeling). Props: Bolster, cushions, or chair.



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  • Meditation: How to sit comfortably04:00
    Meditation: How to sit comfortably

    Graham Burns

    Never meditated before? Always found after 20 seconds you get wriggly and uncomfortable? Graham explains the basics of how to get comfortable and why it's rule 101 of meditation practice. This practice gives tips for a comfortable cross-legged seat.



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  • Meditation: Sitting comfortably01:30
    Meditation: Sitting comfortably

    Graham Burns

    If you are new to meditation and are a bit daunted by the look of those cross-legged comfortable yogis, fear not! Here Graham gives you alternative ways to sit for meditation.



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