Relaxation Therapy are techniques that relax both the mind and body.
The most popular forms of relaxation therapy are:
Meditation, Relaxation Techniques & Guided Visualisation.
What is Meditation ?
Meditation is a simple technique used to consciously direct your mind to a point of focus.
So how does Meditation work ?
Meditation alters our brain waves from our normal alert conscious state of Beta to Alpha a relaxed, calm state and with experienced practice to Theta level a deep state of relaxation and mental imagery…. More Here
What is Relaxation Techniques ?
Relaxation Techniques are techniques thant relax the mind and body e.g Progressive muscle Relaxation (P.M.R.) and Autogenic Training.
so How does relaxation techniques Work:
Relaxation Techniques work by relaxing the mind and body, techniques such as autogenic training and PMR relaxes the muscles and in turn helps relax the mind. Assisting the mind from our normal alert conscious state of Beta to Alpha a relaxed, calm state where both healing and learning cultivates best.
Some relaxation techniques such as mental imagery in practicse of guided visualisation also known as guided meditation are cultivated in Theta level a deep state of relaxation associated with dreaming and in states of hypnosis. …..More Here