Sun 30 Sept / Mon 1 Oct / Thurs 4 Oct – Introduction to Meditation
Learn how to effectively engage in a simple breathing meditation that we can use to strengthen our mindfulness, reduce distractions and prepare our mind for more practical meditations.
Sun 7 / Mon 8 / Thurs 11 Oct – Overcoming Stress & Frustration
Meditation can be used as an effective way to let go of tension in the mind and body, teaching us to channel our thoughts in a more constructive direction. We will use a special form of breathing meditation combined with visualization to help us let go of what is obstructing our peace.
Sun 14 / Mon 15 / Thurs 18 Oct –Combining Breath with Mantra
Learn an ancient technique of combining our breathing with the mantra “OM AH HUM”. This is a powerful and effective way to improve our concentration, receive inspiration and transform our mind in a way that cannot be accomplished through simple breathing meditation alone.
Sun 21 / Mon 22 / Thurs 25 Oct – Making the Most of Every Breath
This class will explore how we can combine our breathing with the profound meditations of taking and giving through which we can enhance our love and compassion.
Sun 28 Oct / Mon 29 Oct / Thurs 1 Nov – Meditations that Heal Body and Mind
Learn how to engage in two meditations called “hollow body” meditation and “dispelling impure winds” that bring the body and mind into harmony and are often used as a preliminary for more advanced meditation practices.