Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness

YOGA and PAIN

Neil Pearson and Yoga for Pain Care

https://lifeisnow.ca/

Yoga for menopause

http://suzayoga.dreamhosters.com/yoga-for-midlife/

Yoga for pregnancy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYa_MXuEfgI

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzQYmOqrChE

 

https://www.iycgr.com/iyengar-yoga-pregnancy

 

Chair yoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKm9lmZO0ik&t=171s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kGf2bRAlY0&t=178s

 

MEDITATION

Meditation for beginner’s information and practice video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtsdz_jhB7c

 

Meditation on calming the nervous system with Vidyamala Burch (she has her own experience with chronic pain and teaches mindfulness)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHP0Ic8WFXg

 

Meditation from Jon Kabat-Zinn who teaches meditation in hospital settings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Kg-Z8RIiAI

Here is a mindfulness exercise from headspace on strengthening concentration and focus you might find helpful too:

 https://www.headspace.com/meditation/focus

A video on how to meditate:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKZ9sN3nL2c&t=187s

 

Here’s a meditation exercise for beginners with Deepak Chopra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CozPpadMho

MINDFULNESS

https://www.myyearoflivingmindfully.com/

 

Mindfulness and the brain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNCB1MZDgQA

 

Short intro to mindfulness practice

https://www.tenpercent.com/mindfulness-meditation-the-basics

 

Article on 101 ways to be mindful, not just sitting in meditation: https://www.rachaelkable.com/blog/101-ways-you-can-be-more-mindful-in-everyday-life

 

Here a couple of mindfulness exercises for improved focus:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Bs0qUB3BHQ

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2awoUfCwXQs

BODY SCAN

Examples for Body Scans – you will find different length of Body Scans on either youtube or Meditation/Relaxation APPs

3 minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihwcw_ofuME&feature=emb_logo

 

30 minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DTmGtznab4

 

Or the Breathing/Meditation APP that has all sorts of options for working on breathing/relaxation 

Insight TIMER

https://insighttimer.com/