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The Power of Meditation and How it Can Improve Your Life

Here at Balanced Mind and Body Yoga we embrace meditation. All our yoga classes teach mindfulness and meditation in order to bring awareness to the mind and body. For more information on our yoga classes visit

Meditation lets you become more awake and more purposeful about your actions. It teaches you how to respond, rather than react, to situations in your life. Meditation sounds simple. But it takes discipline to remain still in body and mind.

During meditation, activity in the parietal lobe slows down. The gatekeeper for the senses, this organ focuses your attention by funneling some sensory data deeper into the brain and stopping other signals in their tracks. Meditation reduces the flow of incoming information to a trickle.

Numerous studies have proven the benefits of regular meditation. Here are our top 8:
  1. Reduces stress

  2. Controls anxiety

  3. Promotes emotional health

  4. Enhances self-awareness

  5. Increased focus

  6. May reduce age-related memory loss

  7. Improves sleep

  8. Helps control pain

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