Autogenic training is one of the most adequate relaxation techniques to manage the stress of our everyday life. With the help of this technique, we will be in a position to consciously relax ourselves, thus expanding the resiliance of our body. By regularly practicing this technique, we can slow down our heart rate and breathing, relieve muscle tension, but we can affect our digestion too. It helps restore the immune and endocrine function of our body and it is efficient in pain relief. It can also be applied in managing sleep disorders and control anxiety attacks. Having mastered this technique, we can have a more positive and caring approach to our body.
Autogenic training (AT), advanced
By practicing the excercises of the advanced autogenic training, the knowledge and self-understanding, gained during the accomplishment of autogenic training, can be enhanced. Advanced autogenic training is based on meditation inspiring images, which are selected in accordance with the nature of the existing problem. After a short relaxation, meditation inspiring images are visualized as inner images in our mind. By contemplating these inner images, we can get close to the understanding of the nature of our problems and gives an opportunity to elaborate new solutions and to be able to unfold ourselves.