Move into Calm › Stress/Anxiety › Alexander Filmer-Lorch

These practices have been specifically created and sequenced for watching online on Movement for Modern Life to reduce stress and anxiety you may feel in your life.
Within our anti-stress and anxiety series, we have a range of practices which include:


which cultivates a deep sense of awareness.The perfect antidote to urban life, Yin focuses on releasing and letting go via the deep musculature of the body and connective tissues, aiding physical, energetic, mental and emotional flexibility.

Restorative Yoga

is passive, designed to adjust the nervous system and rest the adrenal glands, enabling the body to move towards balance.

All of the practices on this site are designed to increase your awareness on the breath and movement, which will intrinsicly help you deal with any stress/anxiety you may feel in everyday life.


  • Meditation 1: Rooting12:11
    Meditation 1: Rooting

    Alexander Filmer-Lorch

    The first in Alex's series of meditations. This short, first meditation gives us the space to root, to ground, into the body and the breath in order to give the mind it's spaciousness. A meditation on the breath which settles into the still of the mind. Best to be practiced before any kind of important event, meeting or challenging situation. Regularly applied, it gradually creates an internal anchor or reference point, and is an ideal preparation for meditation as well.

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  • Meditation 2: Containment12:03
    Meditation 2: Containment

    Alexander Filmer-Lorch

    A beautifully soothing meditation practice, gathering all our scattered energies to take our focus inwards. Best to be practiced when we have given a lot of our attention to events in life and other people. It evokes a sense of hibernation and peaceful internal comfort, like coming home.

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