Meditation for Well-being

Mindfullness, Awareness, and Pure Consciousness


The Yogic Meditation courses introduce the basic guidelines and conditions for classical yogic 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.

List of Topics



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


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

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

Upcoming Dates

Dates Program Name Price see more... Register
September 30 - October 9, 2018 Meditation and Self-Study Certification Course $950.00
November 4 - 9, 2018 Meditation for Well-being $500.00
December 9 - 14, 2018 Raja Yoga Sutras $500.00

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.