March Mindfulness is Mashable’s series that examines the intersection of meditation practice and technology. Because even in the time of coronavirus, March doesn’t have to be madness.
I went to my first guided meditation class two years ago, at a studio in New York City called Inscape. I was there covering a smartwatch launch; the meditation part of the event wasn’t mandatory. I could have opted out, but none of the other reporters did. Peer pressure is a powerful force.
So we went into Inscape’s dome, its LED lights scattered throughout the ceiling and walls, and sat cross-legged on cushions. The room dimmed and a recorded voice instructed us to “close your eyes and feel your breath.” The speakers were quite loud, thankfully; no one could hear me when I let out what I hoped was a discreet laugh. Read mor… Read More