Deep Breathing & Guided Relaxation

Guided Relaxation

New Recordings!

Click here for a variety or 5 - 25 minute meditations from Laura Beth White, our Wellness Program Coordinator.

This exercise incorporates elements of guided imagery, meditation, progressive muscle relaxation. A nice exercise to try "a little of everything."

Calming Your Body

Listen to Calming Your Body

This exercise is a gentle introduction to becoming more in tune with your body. Particular attention is paid to breath work while inducing the relaxation response.

  • Script is used by permission from Ann Webster, Ph.D.; Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
  • Background music is from "Akacie" on The FreeSound Project
  • Editing by Martin Grant

Short Relaxation

Listen to Short Relaxation

This exercise is an introduction to deep, slow breathing. The listener is guided to discover feelings of peace and calm in one's body and mind.

  • This piece was written and read by Sharon Morisis, LICSW, CEAP. Ms. Morisi is a counselor in Dartmouth's Faculty/Employee Assistance Program
  • Background music is from "inchadney" on The FreeSound Project
  • Editing by Martin Grant