Meditation Oasis

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Welcome to the Meditation Oasis Podcast
Our podcast features guided meditations, instructions for meditation, and music for meditation.  You can listen to them at iTunes or by clicking on the links below.
Podcast Episodes - Click on the links below to listen.
#1 - Relaxation Break:  Guided Meditation with Music.  Enjoy this meditation anytime you need a deeply relaxing break.
#2 - Body Awareness Meditation.  Recorded live with Mary's guided meditation group.  Helps integrate mind and body, bringing you into the present moment.  Is calming, balancing and grounding.
#3 - Breath Awareness Meditation.  Enjoy this meditation for its soothing, calming effect.  Once you become accustomed to this process, you can do it anytime on your own.
#4 - Stillness in the Breath Meditation.  Use this meditation to experience silence within.  This is a more advanced meditation version of the Breath Awareness Meditation.  You may need to work with the Breath Awareness Meditation before trying this one.
#5 - Simply Being.  Enjoy this meditation anytime you feel pressured, are struggling with something, or simply want to be "more in the moment".  Once you've meditated with this enough times, you'll find you can do it on your own.  Just come back to this episode for a "tune-up" if it isn't easy anymore. 
#6 - Music for Meditation & Relaxation.  In response to requests, this is a track of music alone.  Use this while you do your own meditation or as a background as your work or relax.  You can also use this music as a meditation (read more).
#7 - Emotional Ease.  This meditation will help the emotions flow more freely. You can listen to it to it when you feel rough or upset or simply to experience greater ease in life. By allowing the emotions to be fully felt, without resistance and without mental involvement, they are able to resolve and move through, rather than becoming "stuck".  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#8 - Going Deep Within.  Given the opportunity, it's natural for the mind to settle down.  This meditation will help you to become aware of this natural tendency and allow it to take you "deep within".  It's a somewhat advanced meditation in that the awareness has to be settled enough to notice that natural inward movement.  Using some of the other guided meditations can help prepare you for this one.
#9 - Relaxing into Healing.  This meditation is to help you take advantage of the natural process of healing that is going on within you all the time.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#10 - Breath in the Heart.  A variation on the basic Breath Awareness Meditation, the Breath in the Heart Meditation helps open the heart. It can have a very soothing effect and awaken the energy of love.  The focus on the heart can also bring about some emotional release and have a healing effect. This meditation may be useful for those who are grieving.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#11 - Grounding Meditation.  This body-centered meditation is especially helpful when you feel scattered or discombobulated.  It is calming, brings your awareness into your body and anchors your energy into the earth.   (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#12 - Letting Go.  This meditation is designed to help you flow more easily with life. It involves letting go of resistance to what is naturally happening, as well as letting go of the attempt to manipulate what is happening. Letting go creates more ease in living.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#13 - Effortless Meditation.  True meditation is effortless, and yet we can't become effortless through trying.  This guided meditation is designed to help effortlessness happen.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#14 - Beyond Pain.  This meditation helps relieve the suffering that comes with pain.  It brings about a state in which pain is transcended to reveal peace within.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#15 - Chakra Meditation.  Our attention is like a beam of energy.  When we direct our awareness to any area of the body, it is enlivened by that energy.  This very simple chakra meditation uses this principle to enhance and balance the flow of energy in the body.  (To learn about the chakras, click here.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#16 - Aliveness.  This meditation is designed to enhance your experience of "aliveness" and help you enjoy the fulfillment of simply being alive.  If you are new to our meditations, you might want to try some of our others before using this one.  It's a bit more abstract and "subtle".
#17 - Nature Attunement Meditation.  Strengthening our connection with nature and the earth nourishes body, mind and spirit.  This meditation brings much of the benefit of time spent in nature to us wherever we are.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#18 - Gratitude Meditation.  Gratitude is the highest, most fulfilling emotion we can have.  This meditation sets the stage for the experience of gratitude, nourishing the heart.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
#19 - Discovering Love -- Advanced Meditation.  When we drop our resistance to life and stop trying to manipulate our experience, what is discovered is love.  It's the love that vibrates at the very core of our existence.  If you are new to meditation, you might want to try Episodes 1, 3 or 5 (Deep Relaxation, the Breath Awareness Meditation, or Simply Being) first.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)

#20 - "All of Life is Meditation"
-- Mary talks about meditation and the Meditation Oasis podcast.  Meditation Oasis is about you and your experience; meditations in daily activity; an expanded definition of meditation and more...  

#21 - Trust Guided Meditation -- This meditation is designed to help develop trust in life as it is unfolding moment to moment.  It is not about trust in somebody or something -- it's about a basic trust in life and in oneself.  (Read Mary's blog post on this meditation.)
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4 meditations from our podcast --
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3 body-centered meditations for grounding & rejuvenation

Silence of Being CD
guides you in effortless meditation

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relax completely with 3 powerful meditations & music

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3 powerful meditations for centering and healing

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meditation for deep and easy sleep

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