Meditation Training

Carter Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness Center

Family Medicine Physicians & Obesity Medicine Specialists located in Cibolo, TX

Stress is common, affecting nearly everybody at some point in their life. Before stress increases your risk of chronic diseases, try meditation as a holistic way to improve stress and your quality of life. At Carter Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness Center in Cibolo, Texas, board-certified physician Stephen Carter, MD, and his experienced integrative health team offer meditation training to optimize your health. Call Carter Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness Center for an appointment today or use the online scheduler.

Meditation Training Q & A

What is meditation training?

Meditation, which has been around for thousands of years, is a form of mind-body complementary medicine that produces a state of relaxation and reduces stress. During meditation, you focus your attention on eliminating stress-provoking thoughts that crowd your mind. Dr. Carter uses meditation training to help you learn and use this beneficial technique.

What are the benefits of meditation training?

Regular meditation helps you become more self-aware, stabilize your emotions, and reap numerous health and wellness benefits. It may also lower your risk of chronic diseases and their risk factors, such as:

  • Stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Sleeping problems
  • Asthma
  • Chronic pain
  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Tension headaches

Meditation is a simple stress-relieving strategy that’s inexpensive. You can complete it from the comfort of home or anywhere convenient, even while traveling, during exercise, waiting at a doctor’s appointment, or when you’re at work.

What should I expect during meditation training?

During each training session, you get into a comfortable position, focus your attention, and use relaxed breathing techniques in a quiet setting. You learn to focus your energy on an image, specific object, or your breathing.

At Carter Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness Center, Dr. Carter offers meditation training memberships, single-class sessions, and packages to help you achieve stress relief. He and his team teach you various forms of meditation.

What are the different types of meditation?

Dr. Carter might recommend one or more of the following types of meditation during training sessions:

  • Guided meditation: form images of things you find relaxing
  • Mantra meditation: silently repeat a calming word or phrase
  • Qi gong: combine movement with meditation and breathing
  • Mindfulness meditation: focus on breathing and being self-aware
  • Tai chi: use various movements and postures while breathing deeply
  • Yoga: use controlled breathing, postures, and balance exercises

The providers at Carter Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness Center help you find the form of meditation, or combination of meditation techniques, that best match your individual needs.

Anybody can benefit from meditation and the stress relief associated with it. When you’re ready for a holistic way to lower your risk of or better manage diseases and their risk factors, schedule a meditation training session with Carter Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness Center by phone or online today.