There are different techniques that can be used to elicit the Relaxation Response. This website only covers in detail open and transparent techniques for the Relaxation Response. You can read the reasons for this on our page Why We Cover Only Open Techniques in Detail. The open techniques that we cover are listed below.

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Open Techniques

Benson-Henry Technique

The technique that is now promoted by Dr. Benson, who first characterized the Relaxation Response in a scientific manner, is called the Benson-Henry Technique, which we describe in greater detail.

Simple Technique

The simple technique can be seen as a derivative of the Benson-Henry technique, or as a return to the original technique that was studied in many of the first scientific studies. This technique we also describe in greater detail.