Meditation Instruction

Introduction to Meditation

 

This is a three-class series, held on the first three Tuesday mornings each month from 7 - 8 am.

 

During this introduction to the process of meditation, participants will be offered the basic theory of the meditation practice, methods of establishing an individualized meditation seat/posture, methods of relaxation, methods of breath practice, and experiences that will prepare participants to begin their meditation journey.

 

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These three sessions will invite participants to build their practice from class to class in a specific sequence with emphasis on the experiences of their meditation. Why should I as a person who has never meditated before learn how to meditate? ​ Meditation offers an opportunity for self care of the mind and spirit, an opportunity to more fully rest, an opportunity for a change of pace set by our current and past distractions. ​

In this three-session Beginning Meditation course with Greg Hermann you will learn the following:

--the asana postures for establishing stillness in a seated position --the five qualities of healthy diaphragmatic breathing

--three systematic relaxation methods --the secret of stilling the "monkey" mind

--the mantra/sound that establishes a smooth and continuous breath

 

Have a meditation cushion with you when you join the class.

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