Guided Meditations


Guided Meditations

There are some excellent sites that have a wonderful variety of guided meditations.

Guided meditations – by Stan Merrill

  • 7 minute long slow breath – This short guided meditation is something that you can do before you go to sleep each day and when you wake up in the morning.   After listening to this several times, please create your own meditation with the instructions that are most helpful to you.

  • Detail Instructions with long Slow Breath – This guided meditation has some techniques that can help improve your ability to focus.

  • Long Slow Breath – Do it any time during the day, while waiting in line, red lights, before or after any stressful situation

  • Body Scan – This guided mediation can help you sleep at night

  • Kirtan Kriya Instructions -How to do Kirtan Kriya Yoga

  • Kirtan Kriya – 12 Minute Kirtan Kriya  YogaYoga

  • Prayers – A variety of prayers and affirmations

  • Compassion Meditation – Click Here

  • Changing Focus Meditation – Click Here

UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center – Click Here

The site has a wide variety of exercises as well as a wide variety of guided meditations and practices covering:

  • Awe

  • Compassion

  • Connection

  • Empathy

  • Forgiveness

  • Gratitude

  • Happiness

  • Kindness

  • Mindfulness

  • Optimism

  • Resilience to Stress

  • Self-Compassion

Rick Hanson – Resilient Guided Meditations

Mindfulness Self Compassion – Kristen Neff Guided Meditations

  • Affectionate Breathing [21 minutes]

  • Compassionate Body Scan [24 minutes]

  • Loving-Kindness Meditation [20 minutes]

  • Self-Compassion/Loving-Kindness Meditation [20 minutes]

  • Noting Your Emotions [18 minutes]

  • Soften, soothe, allow: Working with emotions in the body [15 minutes]

  • Self-Compassion Break [5 minutes]

Mindfulness Self Compassion – Chris GermerGuided Meditations

  • Affectionate Breathing:

  • Loving-Kindness for Ourselves:

  • Giving and Receiving Compassion:

  • Other MSC Meditations

  • Loving-Kindness for a Loved One:

  • Compassionate Body Scan:

  • Compassionate Friend:

  • Compassion for Self and Others:

Center for Mind Body MedicineGuided Meditations and Imagery
UCLA Free guided meditations Guided Meditations

  • Breathing Meditation (5 mins) Breathing Meditation (5 mins)

  • Breath, Sound, Body Meditation (12 mins)

  • Complete Meditation Instructions (19 mins)

  • Meditation for Working with Difficulties (7 mins)

  • Loving Kindness Meditation (9 mins)

  • Body and Sound Meditation (3 mins)

  • Body Scan Meditation (3 mins) Body Scan for Sleep (13 mins)

Alzheimer’s Society – Kirtan Kriya – Sa Ta Na MaGuided Meditation