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Meditation Classes

Meditation classes

Sana is an accredited teacher through the British School of


Each week we will look at a different type of meditation to help you in your exploration and discovery of which style/forms resonate best with you.

Some of the styles will include: Guided Breath meditation, Guided Body Scan, Guided Mindfulness Practice, Contemplation meditations, Sound Meditation, amongst others.

All meditations will be designed so they are suitable for people of all creeds and faiths to practice together. For this reason, Hindu Mantras will not be one of the forms we will practice. We will, however, explore other forms of (non-religious) chanting and non-traditional mantras.

These classes are suitable for beginners to meditation, and Intermediate practitioners are also welcomed.

Through attending these classes you will also gain an understanding of the physiological benefits that meditation brings to your health and how it improves wellbeing.

Classes are 1 hour, Thursdays, 8pm at The Little Escape Studio, Crystal Palace, London, SE19 3RW. You will need to book your place in advance of the day of the class.

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I can’t sit in seated position on the floor? Is it okay to lie down instead?

Meditation can be done in 4 postures: standing, sitting, lying, and walking. Sitting is considered to be the best position because it allows you to have focus and relaxation together.

The mind remains gently attentive. When you lie down, you can become too relaxed and fall asleep. Lying down is best reserved for when you are doing a body scan or if you are in too much discomfort in a seated position. We can use cushions, rolled up blankets and other props to make your seated position more comfortable and sustainable for you.

Is mindfulness the same as meditation?

Meditation and mindfulness both have their place. Neither is

better than the other. They’re simply different components that overlap in many ways with some subtle differences. Meditation can be thought of the principles such as being seated, observing the breath, slowing the mind, and mindfulness is the being aware of sensations and responses and holding a curious and non-judgemental awareness to deepen the effects of the meditation.

Focusing on guided breath makes me feel anxious. How can I overcome this?

Sitting mindfulness meditation is just one tool to help manage

anxiety. It might be helpful to simply OBSERVE the breath rather than trying to CONTROL the breath in order to match a particular frequency or speed.

Alternatively, you could focus your attention on a body part instead of using the breath as a focal point. For example, you may wish to focus on the feeling in your feet being connected to the floor or the rise and fall of your belly.

A further alternative would be to consider non-sitting forms of meditation that draw your focus outside of yourself by providing an activity to focus on. Meditations such as walking meditation, Qi-gong (see my page on my Qi-gong classes) or forest bathing involve

sensory experiences that also induce a relaxation response within the internal nervous system as sitting meditation does.

How will I know meditation is working for me?

One sign is you gain a heightened sense of awareness; of your

surroundings, your thoughts, and feelings. Also, after some weeks you will find

that you feel less stressed; you feel less reactive; you feel as you have more ‘space’

in your mind; you begin to look forward to meditation, it doesn’t feel like a forced

activity anymore.


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