Walking meditation can be just as profound as sitting meditation, and has the advantage of bringing the meditative experience into daily activity. Our approach to walking meditation is easy and informal.
Walking meditation is perfect for those who have trouble sitting still to meditate. For those who enjoy sitting meditations, walking meditation brings a new dimension to meditation, helping to bring meditation into every moment of the day.
These walking meditations gently guide you to experience your body and your surroundings fully, letting go of the mind's preoccupation with naming, analyzing and evaluating what's going on. Letting go of thoughts about the past and future allows you to experience the present moment more fully.
This album contains an introduction and three walking meditations, each with a slightly different emphasis:
Tips on how to use the meditations.
Guided Walking Meditation - Being Fully Present
This meditation helps you to be fully present to all of the experiences you have while walking -- what you experience within yourself and in the world around you.
Guided Walking Meditation - Enlivening the Body
This meditation focuses on the experience of the body while walking. It enlivens the body, strengthens the mind-body connection and is both calming and grounding.
Guided Walking Meditation - Enhancing the Senses
This meditation focuses on what you see, hear, smell and feel through the sense of touch as you walk. It enhances your experience of life by enhancing your perception.