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These meditations were recorded in high school classes. Background noises, bells, and other ambient sounds will be present and can become part of your meditation.

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Sound Meditation

Helps quickly focus the mind and reduce distractions

[/cs_text][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px; border-top: 3px solid white;”][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”color: white;” text_align=”none”]By focusing on a deliberate sound, e.g. the vibrations of a bell, you can calm and collect your attention.[/cs_text][/cs_column][cs_column id=”” class=”” style=”padding: 45px 35px; ” bg_color=”#fdfdf5″ fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]

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[/cs_text][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]Instructions for first sound meditation.[/cs_text][x_audio_player src=”https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/course-audios/mcd-teacher-training/M%2BCD+102.mp3″ advanced_controls=”true” preload=”none” autoplay=”false” loop=”false”][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]

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Open Awareness Meditation

Learning to let go and explore the experience of consciousness

[/cs_text][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px; border-top: 3px solid white;”][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”color: white;” text_align=”none”]In Open Awareness Meditation, you allow your attention to remain open and vast, exploring the mystery of consciousness or awareness, the sense of infinity or boundarilessness that we discover when we let go of thought.[/cs_text][/cs_column][cs_column id=”” class=”” style=”padding: 45px 35px; ” bg_color=”#fdfdf5″ fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]

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Breath Meditation

Helps calm and focus the mind. Cultivates inner strength over difficult emotions & states of mind.

[/cs_text][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px; border-top: 3px solid white;”][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”color: white;” text_align=”none”]By gently putting your attention on the breath – a universal aspect of human experience – you can create the experience of groundedness, centeredness, and ease. You also can cultivate self-knowledge, creating distance between you and your thoughts[/cs_text][/cs_column][cs_column id=”” class=”” style=”padding: 45px 35px; ” bg_color=”#fdfdf5″ fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]

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Body Scan Meditation

Creates relaxation & physical awareness

[/cs_text][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px; border-top: 3px solid white;”][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”color: white;” text_align=”none”]With Body Scan Meditation you intentionally relax your body, helping you de-stress. These meditations can be used at night before bed to help you sleep more easily. It also cultivates awareness of our physical experience, so we become more attune to what’s happening in our bodies (and we can take care as we notice strain, injury, or tension). It also helps us be present, and feel like we’re here rather than lost in daydreams, worry, or distractions.[/cs_text][/cs_column][cs_column id=”” class=”” style=”padding: 45px 35px; ” bg_color=”#fdfdf5″ fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]

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Thought Bubble Meditation

Cultivates self-knowledge, calms a busy or distracted mind, and gives objectivity on thought.

[/cs_text][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px; border-top: 3px solid white;”][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”color: white;” text_align=”none”]With Thought Bubble meditation, you cultivate the sense of agency over your thought process. You do not have to feel like a marionette being pulled by whatever thoughts cross the screen of your mind. This meditation enables you to create space and also see more dispassionately what you habitually think about.[/cs_text][/cs_column][cs_column id=”” class=”” style=”padding: 45px 35px; ” bg_color=”#fdfdf5″ fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]

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Chocolate Meditation

Experiencing Freshly

[/cs_text][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px; border-top: 3px solid white;”][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”color: white;” text_align=”none”]Taking a very familiar action and experience, and breaking it down into its smallest component parts helps illustrate the relationship between thought (intention), automatic physiological responses (salivating), emotions (desire, expectations), and action (eating). It also introduces us to the beauty and complexity of very simple acts, bringing us to greater immediacy and appreciation for life as it is. [/cs_text][/cs_column][cs_column id=”” class=”” style=”padding: 45px 35px; ” bg_color=”#fdfdf5″ fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]

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[/cs_text][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]Introduction to Chocolate Meditation – opening to your experience in new ways[/cs_text][x_audio_player src=”https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/course-audios/mcd-teacher-training/M%2BCD+603.mp3″ advanced_controls=”true” preload=”none” autoplay=”false” loop=”false”][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=”none”]

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Teachers: emphasize becoming aware and approaching experience freshly without pre-drawn conclusions. Draw connections between this experience and flexibility, interest, and innocence in life.[/cs_text][x_audio_player src=”https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/course-audios/mcd-teacher-training/M%2BCD+604.mp3″ advanced_controls=”true” preload=”none” autoplay=”false” loop=”false”][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section id=”” class=” ” style=”margin: 0px; padding: 45px 0px; ” visibility=”” parallax=”false”][cs_row id=”” class=” ” style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” visibility=”” inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” bg_color=”” marginlesscolumns=””][cs_column id=”” class=”” style=”padding: 0px; ” bg_color=”” fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h2″ accent=”false” style=”color: #006EA6;”]Helpful and Interesting Videos:[/x_custom_headline][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px; border-top: 3px solid #006EA6;”][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=””][ess_grid alias=”teen-resources”][/cs_text][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px; border-top: 3px solid #006EA6;”][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section]