This is a comprehensive and easy to follow 3 minute introduction to breath meditation. Learn how to stay focused on your breath even while your mind is running with other thoughts; learn how to filter out the thoughts and quiet the mind to build on your meditation practice.
Sharon Salzberg is a meditation teacher and the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. She has given countless talks, lectures, and classes on compassion and the powerful effects of loving kindness based meditation. She is the author of many books, including Love Your Enemies, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation, and Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace. Check her busy calendar to see if you can attend her class when she's in your city.