Fall Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation Class

by Dr. Sarah Griesemer on September 25, 2012

This fall I am offering a group yoga and meditation class on Tuesdays from 6-7pm at RestoreFx. Each class is $15. I accept cash only payments. This class will focus on using basic yoga postures to learn to calm yourself and understand your body. We end each class with deep relaxation and mindfulness meditation. This […]

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Summer’s End

by Dr. Sarah Griesemer on August 6, 2012

In the midst of the hot Austin summer it can be hard to remember that fall is around the corner. As the school year begins and vacations end, families begin to ramp up to get ready for a new year and new semester. When every urge enters your body to speed up and “get it […]

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Mindfulness meditation is not relaxation

February 12, 2012

By far, the concept that my clients struggle with the most when I am teaching meditation is that meditation is not relaxation. “Is my mind supposed to go blank?” “I’m supposed to push my thoughts away, right?” “Why can’t I relax when I’m meditating! I hate it!” There are some forms of meditation (concentration meditations, […]

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Curiousity

September 14, 2011

In mindfulness meditation, we are often asked to face a familiar experience with “curiousity.” As adults, we sometimes lose track of common childhood experiences such as play and being curious as we fall into routines and responsibilities. I’ve spoken before of the importance of play, and an attitude of curiousity is a childhood experience that […]

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