Relaxation recordings

Relaxation recordings


These are progressive muscle relaxation sessions designed to help you relax your whole body and ease your mind. Relaxation works best when practised on a regular basis.

Important information!

Please read the information below before listening to these audio recordings:

  • Do not listen to these recordings whilst driving or operating heavy machinery
  • These recordings are not a replacement for any medical attention you may require
  • Please seek medical advice if you are currently undergoing any medical treatment, taking medication or have any symptoms you are concerned about

We encourage you to find the relaxation and visualisation session that best suits you.

Audio recordings


If you are have trouble accessing any of the recordings below, check if the default audio player on your computer is the latest version. If you're using a computer on campus, then you may need to contact the IT Service Desk for help on (02) 9852 5111.

To save the file on your computer, right click on the file name and then select 'save target as'.

Relaxation audio recordings
Recording Description Approx* length
Brief relaxation session (background music) [MP3, 7.63Mb]** Guided relaxation that focuses on relaxing your whole body 8 1/2 minutes
Brief relaxation session (without background music) [MP3, 7.59Mb] Guided relaxation that focuses on relaxing your whole body 8 1/2 minutes
Full body relaxation session (background music) [MP3, 19.3Mb]** Guided relaxation designed to fully relax your body by concentrating on the main muscle groups and using breathing exercises 21 minutes
Progressive muscular relaxation session [MP3, 19.3Mb] Guides you through a set of muscular tightening and releasing exercises with the aim of relaxing your body 15 minutes
Mindfulness relaxation exercise [MP3, 19.3Mb] A brief mindfulness relaxation session. Mindfulness is paying attention to what is happening for you in the here and now. It can help with concentration. 8 minutes

*Approx = approximate
**Music from 'Sliver Blue Light' by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

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Imagery recordings

We recommend you become familiar with the above audio recordings to get the best results from these imagery recordings.

Imagery recordings
Recording Description Approx* length
Concentration visualisation session (background music) [MP3, 6.62Mb]** Guided relaxation and visual imagery designed to help you take a brief moment to relax and enhance your concentration skills. 6 1/2 minutes
Concentration visualisation session (without background music) [MP3, 6.63Mb] Guided relaxation and visual imagery designed to help you take a brief moment to relax and enhance your concentration skills. 6 1/2 minutes
Motivation visualisation session (background music) [MP3, 5.55Mb]** Guided relaxation and visual imagery designed to help you take a brief moment to relax and enhance your motivation to study. 6 1/2 minutes
Motivation visualisation session (without background music) [MP3, 5.48Mb] Guided relaxation and visual imagery designed to help you take a brief moment to relax and enhance your motivation to study. 6 1/2 minutes
Sleep easy relaxation session [MP4, 17.9Mb] Guides you through a set of muscular tightening and releasing exercises with the aim of relaxing your body and improving sleep. 12 minutes

*Approx = approximate
**Music from 'Silver Blue Light' by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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