Mindful walking soundtrack for Spring 2021

  Not able to run or jog? Walking can be the ideal, though slower, exercise after a winter indoors under COVID-19 regulations. Regular exercise helps lift the spirits, ward off depression and burn up some calories after sitting most of the Winter. And after several months of cold weather here in the Northern Hemisphere, we [...]

Out with 2020, IN with 2021 ZOOM 707 681 6727

I would like to invite friends, students and anyone interested in Meditation and Mindfulness for two new ONLINE ZOOM 20 minute gentle and relaxing guided meditations, 1 on December 26 at 7 PM and 2 on January 1, at 1 PM.        (see registration Link below) No previous meditation experience necessary, but still challenging for experienced [...]

New Aspects of Mindfulness Practices

My new 5 minute video explains new ways of how our North American minds can benefit from basic Mindfulness practices. View it here I have incorporated these new research-based Mindfulness goals with traditional methods of stress and anxiety management, bringing a new awareness of self autonomy, relationships and contentment to my students. Based on documented [...]

Is Hypnosis the same as Meditation?

After a group class June 22, 2020, on location near historic Hoard Station Ontario, Lorne S. asked. "Isn't meditation same as hypnosis?" Without hesitation I replied, "in meditation the guide is suggesting that you be something, but in hypnosis the hypnotist is suggesting that you do something specific. There is a difference between being and [...]

Fixed – Forest Bathing Introduction

(Some viewers reported broken Links to videos. Here they are fixed. Apologies!) Below are Links to two new videos I created to illustrate the history and practice of Forest Bathing, a term coined by Japanese researchers in the 1980's. 15 minutes to view both videos, 10 minutes for the Guided Walk. (read More, click Title) [...]

Guided Breathing Meditation recordings by Rob Owens

Guided Breathing Meditation recordings by Rob Owens

Due to a special request, I am re-posting here all three of my “guided breathing meditation” MP3 recordings. Get them in the Link at the end of this article. They are on SoundCloud, a trusted Web hosting service for musicians and recording artists. These practices, between 7 and 11 minutes long, have an original audio [...]