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RESOURCES FOR WELLBEING

 

Mindfulness & Guided Meditation

The Center for Mindful Living- inspiring videos, free mindfulness teachings, and guided meditation: mindfullivingla.org

Meditations led by Tara Brach, PhD- Guided meditations in various categories, such as basic meditations, heart meditations, open awareness, difficult times, and a guided meditation for times of pandemic: tarabrach/guided-meditations/

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center- free guided meditations in English & in Spanish: uclahealth.org/marc/mindful-meditations

UCSD Center for Mindfulness- mindfulness videos, mindful poetry, guided audio & video mindfulness practice: medschool.ucsd.edu/som/fmph/research/mindfulness/mindfulness-resources/Pages/default.aspx

Bilingual Center for Mindfulness- Spanish language information of mindfulness and guided meditations: bilingualmindfulness.com/es/

Mindful Heart Center- Japanese speaking mindfulness community resources: mindfulheartcenter.com/meditation

 Movement & Yoga

Online Yoga, various levels: doyogawithme.com

Yoga with Adriene- free yoga videos by category/intention (awaken, joy, transitions, stress, etc.): yogawithadriene.com

Greatist- yoga videos you can practice at home, including quick sessions, relaxation, and specific body groups: greatist.com/move/free-yoga-videos

The Yoga Collective- premier online yoga studio offering meditation and yoga classes and trainings; offering 15-day free trial: theyogacollective.com

Breathing & Relaxation Techniques

4-7-8 Breathing- “relaxing breath” to manage stress and anxiety: medicalnewstoday.com/articles/324417

Harvard Health Publishing- six relaxation techniques to reduce stress: www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/six-relaxation-techniques-to-reduce-stress

University of Michigan Health- progressive muscle relaxation for stress management: uofmhealth.org/health-library/uz2225

Cleveland Clinic- diaphragmatic or abdominal breathing technique: my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/9445-diaphragmatic-breathing

The Chopra Center- alternate nostril breathing; may be particularly helpful in easing racing thoughts and settling the mind: chopra.com/articles/nadi-shodhana-how-to-practice-alternate-nostril-breathing

Ekhart Yoga- “equal movement” breathing for calming and balancing: www.ekhartyoga.com/articles/practice/how-to-practice-samavritti-breath