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Introduction to Meditation

Renew or start your practice with classical Raja Yoga meditation, techniques, theory & practice in this peaceful and characterful venue


Church House7411789
Fore Street, South Tawton GB
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Type of Event

  • Workshop



Sep 23 to
Sep 24
10:45 amto15:45 pm

10.45 for 11am start – 3.30pm



Full Description

It is well-evidenced that regular meditation leads to increased well-being and effectiveness in the world. It’s a training that leads to spiritual development. Practising in a group aids focus and supports a regular home practice. Encouraging and practical, the workshop includes:

- practice with a range of techniques including mantra repetition
- theory and reference to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
- how to sit
- concentration
- how to develop a regular practice and go deeper
We will have time to cover most of what is in the three session course:

Benefits of Meditation
7-step process
Practice: using breath and OM
How to support your practice
Raja yoga
Practice: Tratak, category rotation
Sound and the cosmic vibration
Mantra, japa and deities
Practice: mantra repetition, chanting

When I booked my Meditation Course, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I am highly engaged and excited by the physical side of yoga, but always felt I was missing something from the practice – disliking many of my yoga classes for being half yoga and half personal training session. So I decided to get more involved in the meditative/mental aspects of yoga by signing up for Fiona’s meditation course. Spending time with Fiona was like hanging out with an old friend and everything she described about meditation kept me strongly engaged. It helped that I was really interested and excited about the topics, but she complemented that by having answers to all my questions, and usually just left with me with more questions and ideas. Since the workshop I have been practising meditation alongside my yoga practice and have been feeling much calmer, more in control of my anxieties and generally more centred. Thanks Fiona!
Jocelyn, March 2016