Whether it’s a slow ballad to get the day started or a classical melody with a cup of tea before bed, music has long been recognized as one of the best ways to de-stress, relieve anxiety, and take your mind away from certain situations.
Music can enhance many experiences. From helping runners keep up their pace to helping writers and stay focused. It can even play a key role in mindfulness practices such as meditation. And that’s what we’re going to focus on here in this post.
Weaved into the most popular apps, courses and many more meditation practices, meditation music is becoming increasingly popular as a way to derive more value from the sessions.
Meditation music was initially introduced to heighten the senses during a mediated state and since then has been further researched to reveal a host of benefits to the practice of meditation.
With chimes, bells, instruments being used in traditional Buddhist meditations for many years, the 20th century has brought a host of new composers that have developed scores and series’ of music to accompany meditation practice, composers like John Cage, Lawrence Bell, and La Monte Young have become popular creators in the space of meditation music.
In this piece, we’ll be exploring the scientific studies behind meditation music and how it can benefit your sessions. [Read more…] about Meditation Music: The Science Behind How Music Helps us to Relax