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Meditation 101

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Burlington Seniors Centre

2285 New Street

Burlington, Ontario L7R1J4

Canada

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Are you interested in learning to meditate, getting tips, or brushing up on your meditation techniques? Join us for this 5 week introductory course Starting Sunday 8th.

Meditation 101 will provide an overview of meditation and basic meditation techniques, including breathing meditation, mindfulness meditation, visualization meditation, and analytical meditation. Each session will include instruction and practice of a new meditation technique and also friendly discussion to share experiences from our home practice and ask questions.

Benefits of Meditation:

Meditation can help reduce stress, increase concentration, increase positive emotions, decrease pain, increase social connection, and serve as a foundation for progressing on the path to enlightenment.

You can register for the the entire series or for specific dates.

Please register on line with Eventbrite or in person at the venue. We accept cash/cheque/cedit/debit.

Please contact us if course fee is a an obstacle to attend: registrations@lamayesheling.org

Course Topics:

The course covers the following topics:

  • Meditation posture
  • Purposes and benefits of meditation
  • Different skills used in meditation and useful in daily life
  • The difference between meditation and simple relaxation
  • Two main types of meditation – analytical and stabilizing
  • Obstacles to meditation and their antidotes
  • Setting up a meditation session
  • Advice for establishing a long-term meditation practice
  • Using the benefits of meditation in everyday living
  • Meditation practice
    • breathing meditations: counting and nine-round
    • mindfulness meditations: scanning the body, bare attention, mind like the sky, mind like the ocean
    • visualization meditations: body of light and purification with light
    • analytical meditations: meditation on equanimity and transforming negative experiences into positive ones
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Burlington Seniors Centre

2285 New Street

Burlington, Ontario L7R1J4

Canada

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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