Special $45 early bird registration
“I’ve been struggling to understand how to start with meditation for years. This has been a really profound experience for me and it feels like the start of a whole new path. I am grateful that the virtual format has allowed me to take part despite being in NYC.” Student, 2021
“With the instructor’s guidance I discovered a new dimension to meditation and calm comes instantly in the middle of everything and at anytime. I find that I do not need to “sit quiet” and “do meditation” to find calmness. Thank you Richard for your precise, to the point instructions.” Student, 2021
Content of the Course:
In this summer course, you will learn calmness meditation and finding a base of stillness in the center of all experience. These half-hour classes require no previous knowledge or experience of meditation and only entail a commitment of one or two short meditation sessions per day.
For anyone who wishes to begin meditation or deepen their meditation practice, this focused course develops a series of simple 3-minute meditations to create a foundation of calm awareness. Short focused sessions are extremely effective in developing a base for self-awareness and the promotion of inner resilience.
All participants will have access to all recorded courses as they come out each week.
Week 1: The six gates of sensation: three minutes with a candle
Week 2: Clarifying concentration with sound: three minutes with a bell
Week 3: Working with touch: three minutes with the breath
Week 4: Developing the mind gate: white ball
Week 5: Understanding the map: moving to infinity
Week 6: Expanding and contracting: finding the center
Week 7: White and red: becoming stable
Week 8: Relaxing with a smile: resting in the calm state & Taking control of thoughts
What you will learn:
- How to develop a simple meditation practice you can use for life
- How to find a calm, centered base in all circumstances
- How to observe heightened stress and problems and so resolve them
- How to develop emotional and psychological resilience