Anne King Hynosis Center Boerne Texas.

Meditation Types


This list is a sample of many types of meditation. If you want something not included on this list, please ask me about it. I have been meditating daily since 1988 and have studied and practiced numerous techniques over the years. I can most likely work out a desirable program for you based on your preferences.

Introductory Session (90 minutes): In the first session, we cover all the basics of meditation and practice a guided meditation in which you will experience what it feels like to enter into the proper brain wave levels. This session includes an audio download of a guided session and 7 pages of instruction, tips, troubleshooting, do’s & don’ts, etc. for future reference.

Centering Prayer: Developed by Father Thomas Keating, this is a contemporary form of an ancient Christian prayer practice, a silent meditation in which all thoughts are stilled.

Chakra: Chakras are energy centers within the body associated with various endocrine glands as well as with colors, musical notes, oils, stones, parts of the body, mental / emotional issues, etc. In the U.S. we generally focus on the 7 major ones. Chakra meditations can be done a variety of ways depending on your goals. Use the meditation time for a general treatment or for working on a specific physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual issue.

Contemplative Meditation: Using a very gentle focus during meditation, you allow your mind to examine a certain thought, feeling, concept, theory, situation, problem, etc. This is done without emotion, judgment or action of any kind in order to access inner wisdom.

Forgiveness / Letting Go: You forgive so you can be set free … from the hatred, the hurt, the feelings of injustice. Wouldn’t it be nice to just be “over it” and never think of it again? This meditation is easy and can be practiced any time for anyone or any situation. Results start immediately and complete freedom is often quick.

Grief: Gently focusing the mind on our loved one and the feelings involved during meditation time can be very healing. This is not about getting over grief, but about moving through the process a bit easier.

Imagery: Sometimes called guided imagery or visualization, this type of meditation utilizes mental images or and/or memories of places or situations. You learn to incorporate as many senses as possible, such as smells, sights, sounds and textures.

Inner Guide / Angels: Meet and/or commune with your guides or angels.

Kinesthetic: This type of meditation utilizes the “feeling” senses of the body and is good for people who are in touch with their body and like to feel through the bodily senses. Meditations may incorporate pleasant bodily sensations such as lightness, a floaty feeling, pleasant heaviness, or dissociation (not feeling the body).

Loving Kindness / Compassion: These types of meditations help us cultivate acceptance which in turn circumvents the stress in life. Thus we become happier and healthier with a better quality of life.

Mantra meditation: In this type of meditation, you repeat a calming word, thought or phrase (silently or out loud) to prevent distracting thoughts and keep you centered in the meditative state.

Medical Meditation: There are a variety of ways to use meditation time for healing or revealing information about a current physical issue. Meditation can be useful for pain management as well.

Memory Meditation: There is a simple 12-minute meditation that has been proven to improve memory and in some cases, reverse memory loss. It is endorsed by the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation.

Mindfulness Meditation: From the Buddhist tradition, this meditation is based on having an increased awareness and acceptance of living in the present moment. This type of meditation can easily be carried over into your daily life. There has been so much research into the positive effects of mindfulness training that is being used in corporations, hospitals, with active-duty soldiers and children. This can be taught in a single session or as a series in which we will cover numerous ways to utilize this as a “waking meditation” in daily life.

Prayer / Meditation: Praying for yourself, others, or the world is a wonderful use of your meditation time. I will show you some unique and effective ways to pray with meditation.

Spiritual Connection: Do you want to feel more connected to God, Jesus, Mother Mary? Do you want to access a deeper level of your own Divinity? These lessons are customized to your spiritual / religious preferences.

Have something else in mind? Let me know what you have in mind. I can most likely work out a desirable program for you based on your preferences.

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