Guided Meditation for Calming the Mind and Nervous System

Dr. Peter Van Houten leads a 13-minute guided meditation and teaches us a simple breathing technique for calming the mind and nervous system. He is a longtime meditator and teacher at Ananda. Dr. Peter Van Houten is a family physician with close to 40 years of real world experience in primary care medicine. He is nationally known for his pioneering … Read More

The Prefrontal Lobes of the Brain and Meditation

The Science Behind Meditation Symposium How Meditation Can Change You — and the World Nov 17 – 19, 2017 A deeper understanding of meditation: what actually happens physiologically, neurologically, metabolically, genetically, energetically, and quantum physically. For literally thousands of years great spiritual teachers of all religions have proclaimed that meditation is the way to optimal health of body, mind, and soul. These … Read More

Meditation and the Brain

The Science Behind Meditation Symposium How Meditation Can Change You — and the World Nov 17 – 19, 2017 A deeper understanding of meditation: what actually happens physiologically, neurologically, metabolically, genetically, energetically, and quantum physically. For literally thousands of years great spiritual teachers of all religions have proclaimed that meditation is the way to optimal health of body, mind, and soul. These … Read More