Learn to Meditate – Part 1
This 8-week series explores enduring practices that steady the mind, expand the heart and support us to engage our lives with kindness, awareness and wisdom. You will learn the step-by-step techniques that will allow you to incorporate meditation into your daily life, and experience its many benefits.
Audience: People interested in learning how to relax or reduce stress through meditation.
Class Length: 1 1/2 hour sessions, once a week for eight weeks
Description: Meditation can bring balance, rest, and a growing inner peace to those who practice it. The benefits to both the mind and body can impact a person on many levels – mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual. In this eight-week series, you will be taken step-by-step through techniques that will allow you to incorporate meditation into your daily life, and experience its many benefits. You will learn how to:
- Reduce tension and stress
- Feel happier, more relaxed, and at peace with yourself
- Improve your health, mental clarity, and vitality
- Discover and explore your inner spiritual nature
Each one and half-hour session will include a talk, guided and silent meditation, interactive practices including time to talk with each other.
This series is designed for those with no meditation experience.
“A seed that sprouts can never be a seed again; it must have nourishment to grow or it will die. This is a universal law and it applies to the spiritual quest. We all hold the seeds. Once aroused, we have no alternative but to continue the process”.
Dates: April 12th-May31st
Course Fee: $300
To Register: Go to Classes (meditation-works.org)
To provide access to people of all income levels Eileen offers this 8 week “Learn to Meditate” course on a sliding scale for those who need it to be. Please contact her directly to discuss pricing options.
ABOUT YOUR FACILITATOR:
Eileen Shaw, BA, MA has been a pioneer & innovator in the practice of meditation since the 1970’s. She has studied with Sharon Salzberg, Thich Nhat Hanh, Jon Kabat-Zinn’s MBSR course and with several other teachers. She sparks the enthusiasm of her students for the powerful difference that meditation can make in their lives. She creates a deep connection with her students. Using cutting edge neuroscience in her teaching and spreads the joy of mindfulness practice in community settings ranging from schools to professional healthcare centers, and corporate offices. She offers three 8-week courses, Meditation levels I, II & III, Retreat Workshops, as well as individual coaching on meditation for the busy professional.