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Guided Mindfulness Meditation
Perhaps no other person has done more to bring mindfulness meditation into the contemporary landscape of America than Jon Kabat-Zinn. Through a number of research studies, and through Kabat-Zinn's pioneering work at the University of Massachusetts Medical School where he is founder of its world-renowned Stress Reduction Clinic, mindfulness is finally being recognized as a ...more
Audio CD, 4 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Sounds True
(first published 1994)
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Jul 17, 2008 Ruth rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Those interested in guided meditation and yoga
These are the four audio-cds that go along with "Full Catastrophe Living." Both are by the author Jon Kabat-Zinn. The only things that some may find problematic are Kabat-Zinn's vocal/speech mannerisms (a bit of nasal twang and a tendency to breath after only a few words) but once you get used to his sound, it really becomes a non-issue. Another downside is that each CD is a 45-min. session, and not everyone has that amount of time to devote to meditation and/or yoga each day. But I'll tell you, ...more
Enrolled in the MBSR course and was required to listen to these CDs. The CDs are a great introduction into mindfulness, especially Mindful Yoga. I personally do not find his voice to be very soothing but his methods and the lessons learned from my MBSR course are so valuable to my every day life.
Just... No. The breathing. His, not my relaxed breathing but listening to his while he waxed on about why meditation is a good thing. That isn't quite what helps me meditate. And his random "ommmm"s? He may be great in lecture but not so much on a meditation cd. False advertising, maybe?
To many people, Jon Kabat-Zinn is considered the father of mindfulness. He really has done remarkable work in the field of alternative medicine and mind-body approaches to healing. This CD walks you through a body scan and other exercises to help you live more in the present moment.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., is founding Executive Director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is also the founding director of its renowned Stress Reduction Clinic and Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He teaches mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) ...moreMore about Jon Kabat-Zinn...