Meditation for Well-being

Mindfullness, Awareness, and Pure Consciousness

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Description

The Meditation for Well-being courses introduce the basic guidelines and conditions for classical yoga meditation.  There will be discussions on Why meditate? and the necessity to go to the transcendental level of existence to find true peace and happiness.

Participants will study the mechanics of the mind and how to calm the mind and turn inward for Self-awareness. Learning to withdraw the senses and to take distance from the sensual world of objects which create desires, discontentment and restlessness in an endless pursuit of external happiness.

Learn more about What is Yoga Meditation in this blog article.

List of Topics

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Asanas

  • The twelve basic steady postures and meditative postures
  • Flexibility of spine
  • Increased flow of prana through asana practice
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Pranayama

  • Balancing breath to calm the mind and emotions
  • Increase prana to control the mind
  • Channel prana inward and upward
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Raja Yoga

  • Yamas: Ahimsa, Satya, Brahmacharya, Asteya, Aparigraha
  • Niyamas: Saucha, Santosha, Tapas, Swadhyaya, Iswara-pranidhana
  • How to reduce vrittis, Concentration
  • Mechanics of the Mind
  • How to see the truth beyond our mental projections
  • Discussion on subconscious samskaras, karma and thought patterns

Learn more about these topics in Our Teachings section.

Upcoming Dates

Dates Program Name Price see more... Register
December 9 - 14, 2018 Raja Yoga Sutras $500.00
January 18 - 20, 2019 Meditation Weekend Retreat $170.00
February 24 - March 1, 2019 Raja Yoga Sutras $500.00
March 22 - 24, 2019 Meditation Weekend Retreat $170.00
March 31 - April 5, 2019 Yoga Meditation for Beginners $500.00
September 22 - 29, 2019 7-day Meditation Course $850.00

Taught by:

Sivananda Yoga Trained Staff.  All of our staff are 200-hour Yoga alliance certified and have experience teaching in our Sivanananda centers and ashrams.

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