There are numerous benefits of having a regular meditation practice. Some meditation benefits include managing stress, increasing self-awareness, improving mood, enhancing creativity and imagination and a better overall sense of wellbeing. To help you with your home meditation practice, we're sharing some free guided meditations with you.
Below you'll find our free Guided Meditations to help you ground, connect with your breath, release anxiety and reduce stress.
Take a lesson from the trees to learn how to release, renew and transition in any season. This guided meditation is meant to be done standing, but can be done seated in a chair.
*Trigger warning - I mention celebrating loss in reference to letting things go, but it could be triggering for grief.
DROP YOUR BAGGAGE
We all carry lots of baggage from a life full of experiences. Shelley invites you to drop your baggage for a few minutes to feel a sense of lightness, ease and calm in your body.
THE GARDEN YOGA NIDRA
A great Yoga Nidra practice to help you relax and find deep rest. Be guided through your body, breath & mind then travel to your favourite garden to let go even further.
RECONNECT WITH YOURSELF
Take the time to connect with your inner self so that you can maintain a healthy connection with your friends, family and community.
GOLDEN THREAD YOGA NIDRA
Shelley Gordon shares her favourite Yoga Nidra by Theo Wildcroft. Allow Shelley's voice and the Golden Thread guide you into the deepest state of relaxation with the practice of Yoga Nidra.
BODY SCAN MEDITATION
Lay down and get as comfortable as possible. Grab some bolsters, pillows or blankets and support yourself to relax as much as possible. Then close your eyes and follow my voice on a journey through your body.
WE ARE ALL CONNECTED
Get comfortable and close your eyes. Connect to your breath, your body & the whole universe.
Close your eyes and visualize your energy centres as vibrant, glowing balls of light to energize and harmonize your body, mind & spirit.
Visualize your abdomen as a balloon, using your diaphragm to breathe. This breathing meditation will stimulate your parasympathetic nervous system to bring you from a state of fight or flight into rest and digest. This guided meditation will help to reduce stress and invoke a feeling of calm.
A simple guided meditation to keep your mind present by focusing on your breath.
THE MOUNTAIN MEDITATION (script from Jon Kabat-Zinn)
Tune into your essential self with Shelley's favourite meditation. Feel grounded as you connect to the majesty and stillness of a mountain.
Support yourself and sit tall with this guided meditation focusing on drawing energy from the base of your spine up to the crown of your head.
A 5 minute meditation to get you through the week. This guided meditation leaves a little more space to connect with your own breath.
CONNECT TO YOU
Find stillness and peace while Shelley Gordon guides you through an easy 5 minute meditation to connect with your body and breath.