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Room to Breathe
An At-Home Meditation Retreat with Sharon Salzberg

From one of our most beloved meditation teachers comes Room to Breathe, an at-home meditation retreat for self-restoration and renewal. Insight Meditation Society cofounder Sharon Salzberg presents eight essential guided practices along with mindfulness teachings to open the heart, calm the mind, cultivate presence, strengthen courage and self-trust, and much more.

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Between the smartphone, laptop, tablet, and whatever else is demanding your attention, sometimes you just need to unplug! Room to Breathe brings you a series of beginner-friendly guided meditations and mindfulness techniques to help you regain a sense of spaciousness and ease. These essential practices were created to give you the feel of a meditation retreat at home—but can be enjoyed in any place conducive to a period of undisturbed quiet. Enhanced by a guidebook with teachings for breaking free from stressful habits and remembering what’s most important, Room to Breathe leads you through eight refreshing exercises including:

  • Calming the Mind—breathing practices to replace anxiety with composure and strength
  • Facing Challenges—cultivating courage and compassion to transform your relationship to suffering
  • Opening the Heart—a self-directed lovingkindness meditation
  • “Going on retreat doesn’t remove us from the ups and downs of life,” explains Sharon Salzberg, “but it provides a way to understand ourselves more fully, to care more deeply for ourselves and others, and to do nothing for a while, with awareness and love.” Find respite whenever you need it with Room to Breathe.

    Sharon Salzberg has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1971. She is cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, both in Massachusetts. She is the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestseller Real Happiness.

    Please note that this content was previously released as part of Unplug: For an Hour, a Day, or a Weekend.

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    A Beginner's Meditation Retreat -- and yet! Review by Gerri


    Sharon Salzberg has the most trustworthy, soothing, and intelligent voice! The practice is perfect for those not familiar with longer retreat experiences. Nonetheless, the lessons are full of kindness and wisdom as is the booklet accompanying them. I think, no matter how long we've been practicing, learning from a skilled and wise teacher is always of value. (Posted on August 13, 2016)

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    Soothing and effective Review by Lady Diane Wordsmith


    I've heard Ms. Salzberg speak online, so I listened to the little sample (5 min.). Wow. Wahe Guru! Her voice is soothing and peaceful. In fact, I was still meditating after the sample was over!

    My body's developed a condition that changed my situations and body in many ways. The true causes of the condition are coming up with a quickness, with a great force, to be acknowledged, healed, and transformed into energies of light.

    Thank you for this most helpful and benevolent tool to help me as I navigate my healing journey. Sat Nam! (Posted on July 8, 2016)

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    CD w/ booklet

    Contents 2 CDs (2 hours)
    Date Published June 01, 2016
    ISBN-10 1-62203-614-X
    ISBN-13 978-1-62203-614-1
    Dimensions 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches
    Product Code AW04712D

    Audio Download w/ booklet

    Contents 1 Audio Download (2 hours)
    Filetypes M4B, MP3, MP3 ZIP, PDF
    Date Published June 01, 2016
    ISBN-10 1-62203-642-5
    ISBN-13 978-1-62203-642-4
    Product Code AW04712W

    CE Credits

    Contents 2 CE credits
    Date Published April 22, 2016
    Product Code CE05062