Each class is different, but generally speaking we open with a brief meditation (Donít worry about not knowing what to do, itís easy to just follow along.) followed by a short discussion, or teaching, to help us gain skills to cope better with our lives (thatís the laughter part), and then we end with another period of meditation.
If you are a fidgeter, no worries! So was I. Most of us fidget a lot at first.
We alternate between sitting and laying down on the floor so the body stays happy.
Nope. We have comfy chairs and hard chairs to accommodate different body needs.
I teach the basic techniques that are common to all meditation traditions. Whether you study/practice meditation from the scientific/medical perspective or through an established tradition, such as Buddhism or Yoga, there are common threads Ė and these are what I teach.
Because meditation is not a one-size-fits-all kind of thing.
My hope is that by making meditation accessible, I can give students the opportunity to experiment and discover the technique that resonates best with their personality so that they will feel comfortable pursuing further studies in the tradition that works best for them.
My main practice is from the Kriya Yoga Tradition. Over the years I have learned techniques from other traditions including: Buddhism, Christianity, Sufi, and other Yoga schools, and I continue to use them as an integral part of my practice.
Yes. Iíve taught many. They are a wonderful way to address your individual concerns and find a technique that works best for you and your specific situation.