Meditation Classes in Austin

Learning to Meditate

It’s no secret that meditation has considerable benefit. And we get a lot of questions about the availability of meditation classes in Austin. For either much needed stress reduction or for strengthening the mind and optimizing your true self, meditation is the way to go. Probably many reading this really want to make meditation a part of their daily lives. But a lot of people don’t have as robust a practice as they would like. I feel that a few misconceptions about meditation could be a big part of this barrier.

Not Every Meditation Practice Will Be a Good Fit

When it comes to meditation, the array of practices are as vast and deep as the ocean. Even just in Austin, there are so many meditation classes and instructors. With so much to choose from, it can be difficult for people to find the practice that is right for them. Every mind is different. Everyone’s lives, their struggles and their desires, are different. So it’s not surprising that not every meditation practice is going to be a good fit for you. There is no one meditation that is the best practice. The best meditation is the one that you can do and want to do. This is why getting the right routine is more important that being good at any routine.

Quality is More Important Than Quantity

In my opinion, the most important factor in meditation is not the length of time you meditate, or how “deep” your meditation goes. But it is how often you meditate that makes the difference. Masters can meditate for hours. But for stressed-out people rushing through their busy lives, this seems unobtainable. But it doesn’t need to be long for it to be beneficial. Someone who meditates 5 minutes every day by the end of the week has meditated longer than someone who meditates for 30 minutes, but can only find time once a week to do it.

Our Training Means a Better Meditation Experience

With my training in Eastern and Western medicine, my study of Eastern philosophy, and my hands-on training with meditation masters, I’ve got all the bases covered to help you start a practice that is fit for your life, your challenges, and your desired outcomes. From things as small as one-minute stress reducers you can use on the spot, all the way to longer classical practices delving into depths of the mind, I can be your guide.

If you’re interested in meditation classes in Austin, contact us for more information. We offer group classes, individual instruction, and weekly meditative get-togethers.

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Dr. Dan Perez is both a Western-trained physician and a graduate of the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine. Based in Austin, Texas, AOMA is recognized as one of the leading schools in Chinese Medicine. Being both an expert in Western medicine and Chinese medicine, Dr. Perez offers his patients natural, minimally invasive and integrative medical options for treating a variety of chronic medical conditions. If you would like to know more about how Dr. Perez can help with your health and well being, contact him today. You can contact Dr. Perez at his office, located just off of Bee Caves Road, for more information or to book an appointment.