The 28-year-old singer practices the technique every morning while sitting on her bed with her eyes closed for about 20 minutes to make sure she is relaxed and in a good mood before she starts work.
“It’s something that’s with you for your whole life. You learn your mantra, it never leaves you, and it’s the deepest rest your brain gets. For people that are so creative and have this kind of creative faucet that never turns off – it just continues and continues – it can be a little exhausting. And, you know, with the continual responsibility of having 127 people on the road, and always being the point person for everything, my subconscious is going even when I’m sleeping. I’m dreaming about whatever I’m creating next, or relationships, or blah, blah, blah. So I’m never really off. And transcendental meditation is actually the one time I get to really reset.” — Katy Perry interview with the Rolling Stone Magazine, August 2014
Katy Perry’s road crew learns to meditate
Singer Katy Perry, on tour in support of her album Prism, has offered her road crew the opportunity to learn the Transcendental Meditation technique, a practice which Perry has worked into her own daily routine.
Perry exclaimed on her Twitter account on October 5: