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Healthy Medicine Report

Nancy Lonsdorf MD

Healthy Medicine Report – Is Meditation All Alike?

What is meditation to you? A quiet mind overlooking the ocean? Concentrating on a candle? Mindfully minding your breath or your thoughts? There may be as many meditation techniques as there are yoga studios, leaving us to wonder what it matters which type we do. Learn from brain research expert, Fred Travis, PhD, how meditation affects the brain, the 3 distinct types of meditation and what kind of benefits you can expect from each. You’ll feel more confident about embarking on or continuing meditation and will know better which type best fit your needs.