Introduction to Yoga and Meditation
Megha Nancy Buttenheim, MA, E-RYT 500, is founding director of Let Your Yoga Dance® LLC. A 28-year teacher trainer at Kripalu, she also serves on the faculty of Kripalu’s Certificate in Positive Psychology program and…
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For all levels, including beginners.
Do you want to try yoga and meditation but don’t know where to begin? Are you looking for a safe and welcoming environment in which to explore the basics? Kripalu teacher-trainer Megha Nancy Buttenheim has created an accessible weekend immersion that offers the practical skills you need to make yoga and meditation a part of your life.
This workshop includes
- User-friendly yoga
- Pranayama (breathing techniques) to calm the nervous system and steady the mind
- A sampler of four meditation techniques: seated breath awareness, walking meditation, meditation in motion, and metta (loving-kindness) meditation
- Daily immersion in deep relaxation
- A yoga-breathing-meditation practice to use at home, ranging from five minutes to an hour.
Come experience the potent range of benefits that yoga and meditation have to offer in this relaxing, renewing, and inspiring weekend.
Note Tuition includes Megha’s Introduction to Yoga and Meditation DVD.
- 8 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
- 8 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 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