The Progressive Muscle Relaxation exercise is an audio exercise from the Psychology Tools For Overcoming PTSD Audio Collection. It is designed to help anyone experiencing stress or heightened physiological arousal. The Progressive Muscle Relaxation exercise guides the listener through a sequence in which muscle groups are tensed and relaxed.
This audio track is designed for anyone who experiences stress or who like to learn relaxation techniques. The audio track is a simple .mp3 file which can be played in most media player apps. You can also download the verbatim script, allowing you to record the exercise for your clients in your own voice to reinforce work completed in therapy.
- Elton, D., Burrows, G. D., & Stanley, G. V. (1978). Relaxation theory and practice. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 24(3), 143-149.