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Top Meditations For The Holidays

The holiday season is a great time to reconnect with loved ones and give thanks for all that is good in life. It’s also a great time to refocus your intentions and ground yourself through meditation. This holiday season take the opportunity to cultivate and expand on your practice – whether you are just beginning or have been meditating for years, Gaia has the best guided meditations to fit your needs and experience level.

Meditation For Beginners

1. A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

Instructor: Mark Williams

Do you want to cultivate happiness or manage stress? Do you want to improve your performance at work, play, or life? What if you could establish a more authentic relationship with yourself and others? No matter the reason, that’s what this guide is all about.

Learn the skills to meditate and how being in the “Here and Now” can fundamentally change your life. Watch your life transform with meditation to become deeper, fuller, and more enriching as you learn to move through the world in a completely new way.

2. Five-Minute Meditation: A Counted Breath for Creating a Peaceful Heart

Instructor: Sally Kempton

This tiny meditation practice is a magic formula for returning to Peace during a time of challenge or stress. Let your own breath guide you into your center and return to your day feeling calm and renewed.

Intermediate Meditations

3. Healing Meditation

Instructor: Krishna Kaur

Krishna Kaur, Master Teacher and Trainer of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan, leads us through a long-time used Kundalini meditation that can be used to send healing energies to loved ones or to ourselves. In this more advanced meditation she uses the mantra: Ra-Ma-Da-Sa Sa-Say-So-Hung. Krishna Kaur explains the power of mantra and sound in creating healing frequencies and vibration to help invite balance into our lives.

4. Focus The Mind

Instructor: Kevin Courtney

Explore the essence and practice of dharana yoga, or focusing the mind, alongside Kevin Courtney. After a philosophical dive into this sixth limb of yoga, we will do an exercise in absorbing your attention in the sound of Aum.

Advanced Meditations

5. Cross Heart Meditation

Instructor: Krishna Kaur

In this meditation, Krishna Kaur uses the life cycle mantra Sa-Ta-Na-Ma, allowing us to find a way to align our life cycles with our inner selves bringing authenticity and creating a calm body, mind, and spirit amidst life’s challenges.


6. 12 Chakra Meditation

Instructor: Christopher Hareesh Wallis

The Vijñāna-bhairava-tantra teaches a more comprehensive twelve-chakra system, as opposed to the seven-chakra system commonly known in the West. In this 20-minute Tantrik meditation practice with Christopher Hareesh Wallis you will learn how to activate all twelve chakras arrayed along the central channel.

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