Learn meditation as taught by the Masters in the Himalayan Tradition. Transform yourself with mindfulness in living, harmony in relationships, and balance in life through simple meditation techniques. You will learn relaxation, meditative posture, breathing and how to establish a meditation practice. Each session includes guided meditation.
Meditation Level 1 class is recommended for those who are new to meditation, or those who wish to learn meditation systematically.
Meditation Level 2 class is intended for those students who have already taken Level 1 class, and have been meditating already.
|Thursdays||6:00 - 7:15 pm||April 16 - May 21||Level 1||Anil Saigal||$80|
|Thursdays||6:00 - 7:15 pm||
May 28 - July 2
|Level 1||Anil Saigal||$80|
|Saturdays||10:30 - 11:45 am||Contact Pavel||Level 1||Pavel Latash||$80|
- Meditation classes are six sessions long. Each session covers a different component of meditation practice.
- The course cost includes all six sessions. Punch passes are for hatha sessions only, and are not applicable towards meditation classes.
- For attending Saturday class, please Contact Pavel via phone or E-mail (see his contact page for details) for a starting date before registration and payment.
- It is suggested that students wear comfortable, light, and loose fitting clothing to the meditation class. Those who wish to use their own meditation cushion are encouraged to bring it with them.
Benefits of Meditation include:
- stress (physiological response to stressful events)
- anxiety level
- negative emotions such as anger and frustration.
- Slowing down of heart and respiratory rates
- Reduction in and slowing down of random thoughts
- Expanded self-awareness
- body awareness
- body alignment
- concentration and productivity
- clarity of purpose
- sense of peacefulness
- joyfulness and mental cheer
- compassion toward others
- lymphatic movement, therby improving immunity
- Spiritual growth
- Eliminates toxins from organs
- Moves fluids through joints increasing their flexibility<
- Calms the nervous system
- Tones muscles
There is growing scientific evidence relating meditation to various phsychological and physiological benefits. Practicing meditation is shown to reduce chronic stress, and benefit medical conditions including hypertension, chronic pain, insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, menopausal symptoms, hot flashes, and seizures.
Please DO NOT adjust or stop your medications upon undertaking meditation without consulting your physician. You should first systematically establish a consistent practice of meditation, and wait for the symptoms to improve before seeking treatment adjustments.