Meditation Instructor Training

April 13th—April 14th

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    Room: Decatur

    This series of three weekends is designed as continuing education for already authorized Meditation Instructors, as well as meditation practitioners who are interested in developing as Meditation Instructors. Each weekend is designed to support those interested in sharing the practice of meditation with others to cultivate the understanding and skills to assist others along their meditation path.

    The first weekend is April 13-14, 2024. It is taught by Gaylon Ferguson and Dale Asrael. You may get more information and register here.

    The second weekend is May 4-5. It is taught by Erika Berland. You may get more information and register here.

    The third weekend is June 22-23. It is taught by Elaine Yuen and Janet Solyntjes. You may get more information and register here. This weekend is for already authorized meditation instructors only.

    Weekend One includes discussion on how to give initial meditation instruction and will include time for questions, answers and insights by participants. Presenters will also address the following topics:  

    • Meditation instruction online
    • How meditation apps can fit in 
    • Reclaiming attention from social media
    • Working with anxiety and depression 

    Sunday will focus on unpacking Shamatha-Vipashyana, including: 

    • The difference between mindfulness (Shamatha) and awareness (Vipashyana)
    • How awareness develops over time
    • The fruition of meditation practice (authentic presence)