Why Meditate and Why is Meditation Good for You? (Let’s Find Out!)
To heal is to live, to live is to love, to love is to know your true potential…
When you start your meditation journey, you will have lots of questions. Let’s have a look at three popular questions.
- Why meditate?
- Why is meditation good for you?
- And, why do I yawn when I meditate?
1. Why meditate?
Because healing your heart, mind, body, and soul are good for you and you deserve to be at your best.
2. Why is meditation good for you?
Meditation awakens your genetic structure, promotes healing, clears your mind and dissolves fear. P.S. Science 100% backs up the health benefits of meditation.
3. Why do I yawn when I meditate?
This is a common question asked after our sessions. Yawning during meditation is a sign that you are releasing stress from your body.
You’ll find more answers and some pretty impressive scientific research below.
If you have more questions, please feel free to get in touch. Click on this link to be taken to our ‘contact’ page. You can send a message, connect with us on social media or give us a call.
Why Meditate? The #1 Reason People Meditate
Tense shoulders, aching neck, irritable, impatient, easily frustrated, always overwhelmed… Sound familiar?
If you’re not suffering from stress (bravo!), sadly, someone you know probably is. Almost 30% of the population are experiencing severe stress and symptoms of anxiety (*1). The number one reason people turn to meditation is to reduce stress(*2). When life creeps upon us, we are reminded to take a moment, to pause, and look after ourselves.
Meditation as a Stress Management Technique
Many participants of meditation have spoken about the varying benefits they have gained – stress reduction being one of them(*3, 4). All agree that it affects the mind, body and soul via its ability to realign all three parts of the self. Guided meditation is a powerful and effective stress management technique.
Why do I Yawn When I Meditate?
Some of you have asked, “why do I yawn when I meditate?” You yawn during meditation because it is a way of releasing stress and exhaustion from the body. Yawning is a good thing! You know you are releasing quite a lot when it happens during the meditation session. During meditation, let the yawns come and go as your body moves into a deeper state of healing and relaxation.
You may also experience goose-bumps, tingling, sparks or even a tear. For meditators who are just beginning, their body undergoes a massive clearing – akin to a detox. Stress has a substantial negative impact on the body (physically and mentally). So, it is no wonder the feeling of it leaving the body can be a little uncomfortable, as it is negative energy. Whether you find yourself yawning, tingling or another unique experience, the release of low energy and stress from your body will do wonders for your mental and physical health.
Guided Healing and Relaxing Meditation Offers:
• A deep level of muscle relaxation that helps with stress and tension related issues such as headaches and muscle pain.
• A profound level of mindfulness that helps with cleansing the mind of distractions so you can improve your memory, focus and make decisions more quickly.
• A deep-rooted level of self-understanding so that you can see your place in the world and help you discover your purpose.
• The ability to see your world with clarity, and then it enables you to make the choices that are right for you.
Why is Meditation Good for You? Is There Scientific Proof Meditation Works?
Meditation is the gift that keeps on giving. For a period after meditating, the benefits of the meditation on the brain continue(*5). The people who join our weekly classes only commit one hour per week to meditation – and feel the effects all week (and then some). Long-term meditators change their brain structure! (*6)
A wealth of scientific research has been devoted to uncovering how meditation works so well. We have references to scientific studies and research scattered throughout the Meditation in Sydney website and a wealth of articles in that section.
We’re looking forward to reading more of the science behind the brilliance of the ancient medicine of meditation. We will continue sharing the current research and the real-life experiences of first-time and long-term meditators.
To skip straight to those:
- Click here to be taken to our testimonials page.
- Click here to read reviews left on Google.
- Click here to listen and read testimonials on our blog.
Earth, sky, fire, water and air are the five pillars of creation.
“The five-element process reveals how to use the divine power of each element to healing stress, physical, emotional and mental disorders. This powerful process also provides the ability to send healing over long distances. As I have now aligned with the five elements by following a set of strict and specific formulas and techniques shared with me from the secrets of ancient India, everyone attending my meditations will now gain new heights of consciousness as a direct result of the energy transfer that takes place in the meditations, otherwise commonly known as Shaktipat.” Senka
Read about my journey of how I came to receive the secrets of ancient India.
Find more information on meditation for beginners on our blog.
We look forward to you joining our online classes from the safety and comfort of your own home.
Meditation Course, Healing Session and Course Pack Sale
Taking bookings now for the next meditation course starting the 4th February 2020. Updated details on the three links and dates in the table below.
|Tuesday 12th June||10th July 18||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 31st July||28th Aug 18||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 18th Sept||16th Oct 18||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 30th Nov||27th Nov 18||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 29th Jan||26th Feb 19||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 12th March||9th April 19||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 7th May||4th June 19||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 25th June||23rd July 19||SOLD OUT123455|
|Tuesday 20th Aug||17th Sept 19||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 8th Aug||5th Nov 19||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 19th Nov||17th Nov 19||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 4th Nov||3rd March 20||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 17th March||14th April 20||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 12th May||9th June 20||SOLD OUT|
|Wednesday 10th June||8th July 20||SOLD OUT|
|Wednesday 22nd July||19th August 20||Taking Zoom Bookings|
I started meditation classes with Senka as I have numerous health issues, one being high blood pressure. After 4 weeks my blood pressure had dropped so significantly that my GP has decided to take me off my medication and will monitor it to ensure that it continues to stabilise. I know that the meditation classes have played a vital role in improving my health as I feel so much better and a lot calmer. I cannot thank Senka enough for her amazing classes and I would highly recommend her to anyone who is feeling stressed out and in need of help. She really takes an interest in you as an individual and her professional manner is so refreshing.
I went to bed shortly after you left. I felt my body was heating up and my legs tired. My head was clear, but tired. I woke up after 5 hours, with a dry throat. And still is. I’m feeling like my body went through a detoxification. Three hours later I got up again for work. In the past, I’ll be tired and need a little push to get up to face another day. But this morning even though I’m tired, no push is needed. Sitting here at work right now, my mind is clear, with no worries and anxiety from thinking too much on my own issue. And am able to focus more at work. Since this morning it felt as if my head had been spring cleaned. I can now manage and think one issue at a time, rather being bombarded with all at once and feel frustrated, angry, anxious and emotional I feel fantastic. All after only one healing session with you. Simply amazing!
My first class in meditation was on a summer evening with Senka. Her joyful guidance of visualisations and colours was like taking a holiday and quickly became a regular ‘pit-stop’ for practicing de-stressing as part of my managing a healthier life. What is most special and like an unexpected gift is the extra balancing work that Senka almost magically performs on you and around you, bringing at times an emotional and physical relief that grows through the following weeks. Deep and long-term headaches, shoulder pain and tightness in both chest and throat have been soothed during these gentle moments of highly intuitive energy shifting. It is essentially this respect for energy, self and community that acts like a groundswell of harmony and healing even after only a few months. I am grateful and happy.
References *1. Roy Morgan. 79 Year Olds Have the Best Mental Health. 2019. *2. Sedlmeier, P, Theumer, J. Why Do People Begin to Meditate and Why Do They Continue? Mindfulness. 2020; 11(6):[1527-45 pp.]. *3. Carmody, J, Baer, R. Relationships Between Mindfulness Practice and Levels of Mindfulness, Medical and Psychological Symptoms and Well-Being in a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2008; 31:[23-33 pp.].