Introduction to Meditation Course

Meditation Courses Meditation is considered the most important of all the yoga techniques and is an invaluable tool for emotional balance and peace of mind.

This course provides instruction in the basic meditation techniques and theory for starting a personal meditation practice.

Topics include:

  • Why meditate?
  • How to start a meditation practice.
  • Sitting positions, conscious breathing and mental relaxation.
  • Developing concentration.
  • Mantras – tools for meditation.

A five-session course, meeting once per week for five weeks

*** More Meditation Courses will be scheduled in 2018. Dates will be posted here when confirmed. ***


Recommended Textbook: Meditation & Mantras by Swami Vishnudevananda. (Available at the Boutique)

Practical hints:

  • It is recommended not to eat one hour before class.
  • We provide meditation cushions for the class. (You are welcome to bring your own if you wish though.)
  • Wear comfortable clothing suitable for long periods of sitting.

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Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnu-Devananda

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