Rolf Sovik, PsyD
Stress is one of the most debilitating influencers affecting our society today. Many illnesses and mental disturbances can be traced back to stress. How can you learn to manage stress and still attend to the daily duties of your life? Relaxation skills play an important role in overall health—they restore balance and replenish energies that have been unsettled by the stresses of daily life. The techniques that meditation expert Rolf Sovik, PsyD uses in these guided yoga relaxations are based on time-tested systematic methods for stress reduction and stress management. In less than fifteen minutes, you can feel rested, renewed, and more at ease with the world around you.
These guided relaxations can help you:
- Soothe anxiety and worry
- Improve ability to fall asleep and stay asleep
- Reduce stressful thoughts and emotions
- Calm a restless and overactive mind
The key to managing stress is finding stillness and connecting to the breath. Rolf Sovik has been teaching people how to reduce stress and how to meditate for over 30 years. Having a trusted guide to lead you through the relaxation process helps the mind slow down and gives it a focal point to follow. With Rolf’s soothing and calming voice, you’ll begin to connect to a still point within yourself, where the center of lasting peace resides. As you continue practicing, you’ll start to build resilience and learn how to respond to life’s challenges with more balance and ease. The benefits of relaxation linger long after your practice ends, infusing your day-to-day activities with vital energy—the sap of life.
Guided Yoga Relaxations audio download includes:
- Point-to-point breathing
- Relaxed breath training
- Systematic relaxation
These guided audio relaxations can be done while on break at work, anytime at home, or on a weekend getaway or vacation. Learn how to find peace and calm at any point of the day!
About the Author
President and Spiritual Director of the Himalayan Institute and a clinical psychologist in private practice, Rolf Sovik, PsyD, has studied yoga in the United States, India, and Nepal. He holds degrees in philosophy, music, Eastern studies, and clinical psychology. Former Co-Director of the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo, NY he began his practice of yoga in 1972, and was initiated as a pandit in the Himalayan tradition in 1987. He is the author of Moving Inward and co-author of the award-winning Yoga: Mastering the Basics.