The two Series 1 tapes were originally used by the patients in Dr. Kabat-Zinn's classes in the Stress Reduction Clinic. They are also used in conjunction with Dr. Kabat-Zinn's book, Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress , Pain and Illness You will find extensive descriptions of the meditation practices used on the tapes in this book, as well as pictures of the mindful hatha yoga sequences on the reverse sides of both Series 1 tapes. Thousands of people have used these two tapes either alone or in conjunction with the book to develop and sustain a meditation practice based on mindfulness, and to benefit from its stress reducing, healing, and transformational potential when practiced regularly.
Tape 2: Guided Sitting Meditation/Guided Yoga 2 45 minutes/side
Side One has detailed instructions for the practice of mindfulness meditation in the formal sitting posture, either on a straight-backed chair or on the floor on a cushion. There are long stretches of silence on this tape interspersed within the guidance, for you to practice mindfulness on your own. Sitting meditation is the traditional core practice of mindfulness meditation. Once learned, the sitting meditation practice can be used anywhere, for any length of time. Side Two is a different sequence of mindful hatha yoga postures, including many done standing up.
-from the publisher's website