Key benefits of mediation include; reduced stress and anxiety, increased health (mentally & physically) and happiness, improved sleeping and increased immunity. In addition, meditation improves focus, concentration and self awareness. Through meditation you experience how your mind and thoughts effect your body. A regular practice reduces stress while increasing self relaxation which creates more patience, clarity, compassion and time for yourself.
Alka has been meditating for over 30 years and trained to teach multiple styles which have all helped her tremendously at different times in her life. She first learned meditation as a child in India with a Guru who taught Alka to how to observe her breath. Alka’s other trainings include:
– Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
– Transcendental Meditation (TM)
– Meditation retreats and trainings at Kripalu with Jonathan Faust and Sally Kempton