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Recordings of several meditation classes are provided as a resource to use at your convenience:

Yoga Nidra & Other Guided Meditation

8 Week Integrative Restoration (iRest™) Meditation Series - led by Louise Mahoney, MS, RYT-500

iRest™ is a version of an ancient yoga nidra (sleep) meditation developed with a military/veteran population in mind. This 8 session series was adpated from an 8 week iRest™ meditation series and recorded live during weekly phone meditation sessions offered by the CA WRIISC. 

Each recording cycles through the 10 stages of iRest™ while emphasizing a different stage each week in the introduction.

It may be useful to listen to each introduction at least one time as you begin your meditation practice and then skip to the meditation only as you continue to practice.

Disclaimer:  We are working to improve the sound quality of some of the recordings.

Introduction to iRest™ Meditation - 08:00

Session 1 - Heartfelt Mission and Intention

Introduction - 3:39

Mission and Intention - 40:45

Session 2 - Inner Resource

Introduction - 3:22

Inner Resource - 38:25

Session 3 - Body Sensing

Body Sensing - 40:35

Session 4 - Feelings and Emotions

Feelings and Emotions Meditation - 39:46

Session 5 - Thoughts and Beliefs - coming soon

Session 6 - Joy - coming soon

Session 7 - Awareness

Introduction - 7:19

Awareness Meditation - 39:13

Session 8 - Integration - led by Louise Mahoney, MS, RYT-500

Introduction - 4:31

Integration Meditation - 42:16

Relaxation Meditation

Body Scan - led by Tim Avery, PsyD - 7:56

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For more information about yoga classes offered by the CA WRIISC contact:
WRIISC Yoga Program
3801 Miranda Avenue, Mailcode 151Y
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1290
Phone:(650) 493-5000 Extension 62355