RZA: Guided Explorations

Rapper/producer RZA’s Guided Explorations consists of five episodes of meditations for creatives (along with an introduction). While the release of a guided meditation album may surprise some, the Wu-Tang founding member is dedicated to his Shaolin practice and meditation, and has explored spirituality through religion and philosophy (be it Taoism, Christianity, Confucianism or Buddhism). These meditations trace his own stories—from feeling isolated in Staten Island …

Muse S Meditation Headband

The latest iteration of Muse’s meditation-assisting technology, the Muse S multi-sensor headband offers real-time feedback on brain activity, body movement, heart rate and breathing as one meditates. Gone are the rubbery cushions of previous versions, replaced by comfortable plush fabric. This redesign takes into account users who’d like to meditate before sleep (or simply listen to soothing sounds), but all of the original value is …

Headspace App Launches Personal Meditative Pods

The health and wellness guide partners with Oyler Wu for a thoughtful, nature-inspired personal space

More than five million people globally have used guided meditation service Headspace. There’s an invaluable ease to using their service (especially the free app) and it has opened the doors of meditation to many. Now, the acclaimed team behind the app have produced a different sort of tool for meditation: a private nature-inspired pod made in collaboration with architect duo Oyler Wu. It’s been created …