|Meditation in 12 Steps - Infographic from Sivananda Yoga Europe|
I'm sure by now you've heard (repeatedly!) that meditation is good for you!
Nearly every health, wellness and self-improvement expert recommends (and sometimes insists) that a regular meditation practice is central to optimal health and improves or promotes physical, emotional, mental and spiritual healing.
Learn more about meditation health benefits: The Body on Meditation
Just as there is no shortage nowadays of different yoga styles, there are also various meditation styles - both traditional and modern.
This inforgraphic entitled "Meditation in 12 Steps" from Sivananda Yoga Europe is based on the work of Swami Vishnudevananda, a yoga master, author, peace activist and founder of the international Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres.
The infographic illustrates and briefly explains the recommended techniques and steps in establishing and maintaining a regular meditation practice, including selecting the time and place, posture, breathing and object or focal point concentration.
To learn more about Sivananda Yoga meditation (and yoga) techniques, philosophy, education and training courses, intensives and other opportunities in Europe, please visit Sivananda Yoga Europe.
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