Calming the Mind: Counting the Breath

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An introductory guided meditation to improve concentration by attending to the breath.
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iMeditate Guided Practice Audio Series

In this introductory guided breathwork practice, Sharon Salzberg teaches you a time-tested way to calm the mind and improve concentration by counting the breath. Without stress or self-judgment, we simply rest in the natural rhythm of each breath, mentally noting “in” and “out” as we attend to the pure sensations of respiration.

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Contents Digital Audio (10 minutes)
Product Code IM00003W
ISBN Number 978-1-62203-843-5
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Sharon Salzberg

About Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg, a student of Buddhism since 1971, has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. Influenced by her more than twenty-five years of study with Burmese, Indian, and Tibetan teachers, she teaches intensive awareness practice (vipassana or insight meditation) and the profound cultivation of lovingkindness and compassion (the Brahma Viharas). She is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, both in Massachusetts. Salzberg is the author of several books including The Kindness Handbook, Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience, Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, and A Heart as Wide as the World. She has also authored several Sounds True audio and interactive learning kit works including Insight Meditation (with Joseph Goldstein), Unplug, and Lovingkindness Meditation.