Why Meditation Works: Meditation from a Medical Perspective (Polair Guides)

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Explains why meditation is good for you. This is both a manual of meditation from the perspective of physical techniques and results, and a study of the evidence that meditation relieves stress, enhances mental abilities, particularly concentration, and assists the body in its capacity for healing.

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James Baltzell, MD, is currently Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Minnesota, but he also spent many yeas teaching meditation and running a groundbreaking medical practice that combined alternative therapies with mainstream solutions.

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'An excellent overview of how meditation can improve our lives and lead to greater peace and awareness.' Healthy Soul 'Go into any 'alternative therapy' section of your local bookshop today and one will find numerous books on meditation. However, Why Meditation Works is one book that stands out in the usual selection.' Gaye Mack in Stella Polaris

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Book Description Polair Publishing, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Morgan Hesmondhalgh (illustrator). Language: English . Brand New Book. An assumption underlying the many books on meditation is that it is good for you! The uniqueness of Why Meditation Works is that it explains why. It is both a manual of meditation from the perspective of physical techniques and results and a study of the evidence that meditation relieves stress, enhances mental abilities, particularly concentration, and assists the body in its capacity for healing. James Baltzell is currently Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Minnesota, but spent many years running a practice combining alternative therapies with mainstream general medicine. At this ground-breaking Healing Centre he ran meditation classes for the White Eagle Lodge and, along with his wife, served on the Council of the yoga teacher-training school, Heart Yoga, based in Hampshire, where he developed its teaching of physiology and anatomy. As a practitioner of yoga for nearly three decades, James Blatzell gives a sound teaching of meditation in this book as well as a refreshingly clear medical perspective. Seller Inventory # ADB9781905398089

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