This course will examine what meditation is, why we do it and how to do it, from a variety of viewpoints: From Eastern Yogic and Buddhist views to Western Psychotherapeutic understanding. The course will include personal, one-on-one training in Deep Meditation, as well as group instruction, to give the student an experiential basis.
Type of Event
June 9th-16th 2019
Sunday 7:15pm-9:15pm - Group Introduction
Monday and Tuesday: Personal Instruction - 1 hour
Wednesday to Friday: 7:00am-4:00pm - break 9-11
Saturday and Sunday: 12:30pm-5:30pm.
Students will be expected to meditate twice daily by themselves. Knowing why meditation works, and the range of benefits we can receive from meditation, helps to motivate us to establish and keep a regular daily practice. Knowing the obstacles that may arise during the practice will help us to be more vigilant, and to take things as they come. This course will be a balance of theory and praxis helping you to establish a solid meditation practice.
This course is limited to only 20 students!
Personal Instruction in Deep Meditation
A Historical Overview of Meditation
Understanding the role of Meditation in Various styles of Yoga
The Differences in Intention of Various Styles
The Anatomy of the Mind: Eastern and Western Views
The Benefits of Meditation - Physically, Psychologically and Spiritually
Triggering the Relaxation Response
Creating Sacred Spaces and the Time to Meditate
Dealing With Obstacles
The Importance of Praxis
A Meditation Revealed Workbook
A Certificate of Completion
Follow-up Meetings After the Course