Introduction to Meditation
Bhavani Lorraine Nelson leads workshops in meditation and mindfulness, stress reduction, and her primary work, the power of the voice. Affiliated with Kripalu since 1988, Bhavani has taught in the United States, Canada, Japan, and…
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Have you heard about the benefits of meditation and wondered what the practice is really like? Or perhaps you’ve had some meditation instruction but not yet found a technique that fits your temperament and lifestyle, one that allows you to sustain a regular practice.
This workshop introduces you to several major meditation techniques from the yogic and Buddhist traditions, including
- Meditation on the breath
- Loving-kindness meditation
- Walking meditation
- Pranayama (breathing exercises)
- Mantra meditation
- Sanskrit chanting as meditation.
A popular Kripalu presenter, Bhavani Lorraine Nelson is known for her clear instruction and user-friendly approach. Leave with the inspiration and clarity you need to continue meditating at home, along with a practice that ultimately brings greater peace, equanimity, and contentment to your life.
Note You may bring your own meditation cushion or bench.
- 8.5 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $20 additional charge
- 8.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $20 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $256 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $392 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More