Meditation: The Heartspace Where All is Welcome (18:51 min.)

Meditation: The Heartspace Where All is Welcome (18:51 min.)

This meditation scans through the body, and awakens attention to the open, inclusive awareness that all life arises in. We then explore experiencing that openness in the region of the heart, saying yes to life and including whatever is here with unconditional...
Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness (18:49 min.)

Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness (18:49 min.)

This practice opens with a body scan, employing the image and felt sense of a smile to awaken awareness through the body. We then open to all the senses, and rest in the awareness that includes this changing life.
Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness (18:22 min.)

Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness (18:22 min.)

This meditation begins by guiding us through a scan: opening to inner space and aliveness, then to outer space, and then continuous space, filled with the light of awareness. We explore how every experience belongs to this infinite awake space of our Being, and can be...
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Natural Awareness (27:09 min.)

Meditation: Relaxing Back into Natural Awareness (27:09 min.)

In this meditation we are guided to discover the space and aliveness that fills the body, sense the space in the universe, and then to realize our Beingness as continuous space, filled with the light of awareness. When our attention contracts into thoughts, the...
Meditation: Discovering Inner Space (28:02 min.)

Meditation: Discovering Inner Space (28:02 min.)

By imagining the space inside the body, we discover the continuous space of awareness that is the source and essence of all aliveness. This meditation is adapted from Open Focus Meditations led by Les Fehmi, Ph.D. in The Open Focus Brain. Tara was away this week, so...
Meditation: Wakeful, Open Awareness (19:39 min.)

Meditation: Wakeful, Open Awareness (19:39 min.)

When we awaken our senses, we can sense in the background a wakeful openness that is our true home. This meditation guides us by first attending to the space, aliveness and awareness that fills the body, and then by sensing how interior and exterior space is...
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness (20:04 min.)

Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness (20:04 min.)

When we fully inhabit our body, we discover the space and wakefulness of awareness itself. In this meditation, we rest in this open awareness, and when the attention narrows into thoughts, we practice relaxing back into the openness that includes passing sounds,...
Meditation: Spacious, Loving Awareness (from retreat) (30:03 min.)

Meditation: Spacious, Loving Awareness (from retreat) (30:03 min.)

~ an Open Awareness Meditation ~ When our awareness is awake and open, we naturally respond to this changing life with warmth, tenderness and love. This practice helps us discover the spaciousness of awareness by realizing the space and aliveness that is in the body,...
Meditation: Beyond the Veil of Thinking (21:04 min.)

Meditation: Beyond the Veil of Thinking (21:04 min.)

This meditation awakens us to the space and aliveness in these bodies, and to resting in wakeful openness. When we get lost in thought, we practice relaxing open, and exploring the gap between thoughts. By opening beyond the veil of thinking, we discover the Beingness...
Meditation: Receiving Life with an Open Awareness (20:45 min.)

Meditation: Receiving Life with an Open Awareness (20:45 min.)

We begin with listening and then bring a receptive attention to experience the life of the body. We then open the attention to the whole field of sensations and sound, and rest in the openness and presence that includes all the changing currents of experience....
Meditation: Space and Aliveness and Awareness (21:37 min.)

Meditation: Space and Aliveness and Awareness (21:37 min.)

This meditation engages the breath in a way that it connects us with our energetic aliveness and the space that holds and is intrinsic to all life. A body scan using this breath opens us to the body as a field of aliveness. We then rest in the changing flow of...
30-Minute Meditation: Open Awareness – Relaxing Back into Presence

30-Minute Meditation: Open Awareness – Relaxing Back into Presence

This practice brings attention to the continuous space within and around the body, and the aliveness of sound, sensation and feeling that lives through us. While it’s natural for attention to get distracted, the pathway home is a relaxing back into the awake space...
Meditation: Receiving Life in Open Awareness (16:58 min)

Meditation: Receiving Life in Open Awareness (16:58 min)

Our habit is to try to manage our experience from a mental control tower. This meditation awakens us through the body, and then invites us to rest in that vast presence that includes the changing flow of life. When we inhabit that openness, there’s a natural arising...