MEDITATION TRAINING

 

TO A MIND THAT IS STILL,

THE WHOLE UNIVERSE SURRENDERS
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                                                                            LAO TZU 

 



WHAT EXACTLY IS MEDITATION?

  • THE PERFECT EQUILIBRIUM BETWEEN RELAXATION AND CONCENTRATION

  • A STATE OF DEEP PEACE THAT OCCURS WHEN THE MIND IS CALM AND SILENT

  • THE PRACTICE OF TURNING ONE'S ATTENTION TO A SINGLE POINT OF FOCUS IN THE PRESENT MOMENT

  • IT CAN INVOLVE FOCUSING ON BREATH,  BODILY SENSATIONS, WORDSEMOTIONS OR ACTIONS

 

 

WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT SOMETIMES?

  • ESCAPING FROM A NOISY WORLD ISN'T ALWAYS EASY

  • THE MORE ARDENTLY WE TRY TO SUPPRESS OUR THOUGHTS, THE LOUDER THEY BECOME

  • PRACTICING MEDITATION CAN HELP CLEAR AWAY THE MIND’S CHATTER


 

7 MYTHS ABOUT MEDITATION

AND WHY THEY ARE NOT TRUE…

  • "I NEED TO THINK ABOUT NOTHING."
    INSTEAD YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DECIDE HOW MUCH ATTENTION YOU WANT TO GIVE TO YOUR THOUGHTS.

  • "I NEED TO BE ABLE TO SIT IN A CROSS-LEGGED POSE."
    SITTING UPRIGTH ON A COMMON CHAIR WILL DO.
  • "I NEED TO SPEND A LOT OF TIME TO SEE TRUE RESULTS."
    YOU CAN START WITH ONLY 7 MINUTES EVERY OTHER DAY.

  • "I NEED TO BE IN A QUIET SURROUNDING TO BE ABLE TO PRACTICE."
    YOU WILL LEARN TO EXPERIENCE EVERYDAY SOUNDS WITHOUT BEING DISTRACTED BY THEM.
  • "I NEED TO HAVE A SPIRITUAL OR RELIGIOUS BACKGROUND FOR THIS PRACTICE."
    YOU CAN START FROM WHERE YOU ARE. WHATEVER YOU DO IN YOUR LIFE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ENJOY IT MORE FULLY AND HAPPILY WITH MEDITATION.

 


YOUR BENEFITS FROM MEDITATION TRAINING

  • GET TO KNOW VARIOUS APPROACHES & TECHNIQUES (E.G. FOCUS ON BREATH, OBJECT, MANTRA, EMOTION, SENSATION, PROCESSES, GUIDANCE)
  • LEARN SIMPLE TRICKS TO DETECT OBSTACLES AND OVERCOME SETBACKS IN YOUR MEDITATION PRACTICE

  • BECOME ACQAINTED WITH PRACTICES LIKE PRANAYAMA (BREATHWORK) AND SIMPLE YOGA POSTURES (ASANAS) PAVING THE WAY FOR DEEPER MEDITATION

  • ESTABLISH A UNIQUE PRACTICE AND ROUTINE THAT IS ACCESISBLE, PRACTICAL AND SATISFYING

  • BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION THAT CAN BE BUILT UPON FOR YEARS TO COME

WHY MEDITATION TRAINING?

  • MEDITATION IS A SKILL

  • IT NEEDS TO BE TRAINED LIKE A MUSCLE THAT HAS NEVER BEEN USED BEFORE

  • JUST LIKE A REAL MUSCLE, YOU NEED TO ADAPT YOUR TRAINING ACCORDING TO YOUR SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCES

  • MEDITATION TRAINING WILL SUPPORT AND GUIDE YOU ALONG YOUR QUEST FOR DEEPER SELF AWARENESS AND KNOWLEDGE

 


6 REASONS TO START MEDITATION

 

1.   IT BOOSTS YOUR HEALTH

  • INCREASES IMMUNE FUNCTION
  • DECREASES PHYSICAL TENSION, PAIN & INFLAMMATION PROCESSES

 

2.   IT BOOSTS YOUR HAPPINESS

  • INCREASES POSITIVE EMOTION, COMPASSION, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
  • DECREASES STRESS, DEPRESSION & ANXIETY

 

3.   IT BOOSTS YOUR SOCIAL LIFE

  • INCREASES SOCIAL CONNECTION, MAKING YOU FEEL LESS LONELY
  • IMPROVES YOUR ABILITY TO REGULATE YOUR EMOTIONS & YOUR ABILITY TO INTROSPECT

 

4.   IT CHANGES YOUR BRAIN

  • INCREASES YOUR FOCUS & ATTENTION
  • INCREASES YOUR MEMORY AND YOUR ABILITY TO BE CREATIVE & THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX

 

5.   IT MAKES YOU WISER

  • BY OBSERVING YOUR MIND, YOU REALIZE YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A SLAVE TO IT

6.   IT MAKES YOU KINDER

  • LEARNING TO BE LESS SELF-JUDGEMENTAL HELPS YOU BEING KINDER - TO YOURSELF AND OTHERS!

 

 

 

 



APPOINTMENTS & PRICES

  • 90 $ / PER 90 MINUTE  INDIVIDUAL PRIVATE MEDITATION TRAINING

  • AT MY STUDIO ROOM (LOCATED IN ALBANY, AT SAN PABLO/ WASHINGTON)
    FOR AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF 10 $ PER CLASS
  • OR IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME OR OUTSIDE AT A PUBLIC PARK
    (E.G. BERKELEY, EL CERRITO, ALBANY)
  • WILLING TO TRAVEL FOR AN EXTRA FEE OF 5$ PER MILE
    OUTSIDE OF A 2 MILE RADIUS OF THE NORTH BERKELEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
  • APPOINTMENTS CAN CONVIENENTLY BE MADE BY PHONE OR ONLINE

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FURTHERING MY EDUCATION
IS HIGHLY IMPORTANT TO ME.
TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT I HAVE
COMPLETED SO FAR!

FIND A BALANCE OF BODY, MIND AND SOUL STARTING WITH A
PROFOUND YOGA PRACTICE.
LET ME TEACH YOU HOW!

START TO LEARN
ANCIENT BREATHING TECHNIQUES
TO CALM YOUR MIND.
SET YOUR INTENTION NOW!