Gregory Rutchik hosts a free (weekly) guided and less guided meditation designed to help us see the many layers that make us into one. The mind and the body each has its own language. The goal of meditation is not to silence either the mind or the body but to become aware of each of them and to explore ourselves with curiosity. Artwork (c) 2018 Helena Padial
Seven ways out of a storm: immediate steps to calm
These are some of the ways that I discovered over the years to help in the midst of a panic storm. Let me know which helps. Hands on body.
A Quarter Nickel Dime and a Penny: Exploring Little Places
Meditation practice allows us to explore our mind and the sensations of our bodies. The goal is to become a better listener and to see things simply as they are. What is the sensation in our hand? What is the mind telling us about what we feel in our hand? In this meditation, explore your … Continue reading "A Quarter Nickel Dime and a Penny: Exploring Little Places"
“It’s Ok” Meditation (Post NY Marathon)
Hello Search for Joy listeners: It has been a while since we’ve spoken due to my NY Marathon training. Thank you for your patience. In this meditation, we will explore the body more specifically and our reaction to what we think and feel during our meditation. One of the common reactions our mind takes is … Continue reading "“It’s Ok” Meditation (Post NY Marathon)"
Listen: A meditation by Gregory Rutchik
You are not your thoughts. You are not your thoughts. We hear that often and yet, our minds are filled with thoughts and our bodies follow our minds. Until, of course, we stop that binary dynamic. Can we do a better job of listening to ourselves? And how do we listen? What do we listen … Continue reading "Listen: A meditation by Gregory Rutchik"
9 -11 Silent meditation
After a brief message about today’s experience, 10 minutes of silence. Return to your body how ever works best for you. I am happy to discuss these methods with you in our one on one, at your convenience.
Ep 13: One Sound
In our previous sessions – meditating in a loud place – we discussed the importance of being able to take your meditation any where – even into a loud space. Today, we explore going inside, into our bodies to listen for the sound that drives our lives – our heart beat. Can you hear yours?
These meditations are helpful as I take time daily for myself. Thank you