What is movement meditation? Simply, it is any type of meditation in which we are moving. “Movement meditation” (or “moving meditation”) includes a wide range of techniques. Any movement can be performed as a meditation, if we apply mindfulness and a slow pace.
Movement meditation is ideal when we feel energetic. Some people are so vigorous or restless that they cannot use sitting meditation; thus, moving meditation is a productive alternative. In some monasteries and retreats, participants alternate between sitting meditation and moving meditation (usually walking meditation) in order to give the physical body some exercise and to release physical tension and stimulate blood circulation.