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Simple Meditation — A How-To Video

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This post is part of our series of Fitness Saturday exercises, workouts, and expert tips appropriate to women in the second half of life. Jonathan Urla, a certified advanced health and fitness specialist, returns to the guidance of one of New York’s top yoga instructors, Laleh Nader, to share the value of meditation.

 

We previously learned about the many benefits of meditation for both your physical health and mental well-being. Today, I want to show you a basic guide to getting started with meditating. And, actually have you try to see how you like it. Once again, I have asked expert yoga teacher Laleh Nader to lead us in this practice and show us how easy, and wonderful it can be.

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One of the items she mentions that is helpful to have is a “meditation cushion.” Below, you will find an image and link to a meditation cushion that many people like to sit on when they meditate.
 
Please enjoy the video and feel free to ask any questions in the comment section below if you need more advice.

Zafu Meditation CushionZafu Meditation Cushion from Hugger Mugger  ($46.95)

Zafu meditation cushions provide height under your pelvis for healthy posture. Ours are filled with organic buckwheat hulls that form to your contours. They are also covered with sturdy, beautiful, long-lasting upholstery-grade fabrics and include a convenient handle. Each one is handmade in the USA. They come in a variety of colors.

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