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Meditation is a powerful practice for achieving greater peace of mind. Regular practice will enhance mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. Our five-week introductory course gives a step-by-step guide to the practice and is intended to help you establish a meditation practice as part of your daily routine. Each class will include practical sessions of guided meditation, opportunities for feedback and questions, and background theory. Topics covered include the following:

  • Why meditate?
  • Lifestyle for meditation practice
  • Practical techniques for meditation
  • Techniques to develop concentration
  • Mechanics of the mind: How does the mind function? How can we start to bring the mind under control?
  • Positive thinking and meditation

Courses meet for 90 minutes weekly for five weeks.
Cost: Members $60, nonmembers $75

Occasional courses meet weekly for four weeks or 2x per week for 2 weeks.
Cost: Members $50, nonmembers $60

New: Yoga and Meditation combination course, meets twice weekly for four weeks.

Upcoming meditation courses
Start date Day/s Time
October 13th (part 1) Monday (4 weeks) 7:30-9:00pm
November 24th (part 2) Monday (4 weeks) 7:30-9:00pm