How to do Walking Meditation

Now that we can enjoy some sunny weather, why not try a walking meditation? It’s great if you feel a little too restless to do a sitting meditation or you find sitting meditations boring or difficult.

See below for how to do a walking meditation!

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Walking meditation Practicing walking meditation is a wonderful alternative for those who have trouble staying awake in traditional seated meditation

Do you have trouble trying to meditate? Do you fall asleep easily while meditating? There is a wonderful meditation practice that you may not know about that involves movement.  For new and experienced meditators, walking meditation is a powerful practice.  There are other types of moving meditation such a tai chi and yoga, however, this post will focus on how to do a walking meditation.

You can do walking meditation indoors or outdoors, but outdoors is a great way to connect with nature and feel grounded.  If you do this indoors you don’t need much space, because you’ll be walking extremely slowly. You could take 5 minutes to walk across your living room if you choose to.

  • Start by standing still to gain awareness of your body.
  • Your hands can be clasped…

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2 thoughts on “How to do Walking Meditation

    • Hi Ilse, lovely! I hope you enjoy it. You can do this inside your home, and you don’t even need much space since you’ll be walking very slowly. Outdoors, it’s an interesting challenge to see if you can relax into the meditation, and not worry about who might be watching.

      Love the spring weather 🙂
      ~Wendy

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