4901 Keller Springs Rd #103
Addison, TX 75001
Learn to teach others the joys of meditation! This interactive training will provide the instruction and tools for you to begin!
Fri, May 11, 7 – 9pm
Sat, May 12, 9:30am – 3:30pm
Sun, May 13, 1 – 4pm
Sun, May 20, 1 – 4pm
14 hours total
Why take this course?
What basic techniques will you learn?
To the ancient teachings of Self-Realization that he adapted to Western needs, Yogananda contributed with a unique method to increase the awareness of the subtle energies in body and mind, the mastery of which constitutes a core ingredient for meditation.
In this course you will receive knowledge on which this method is built plus exercises that your students can take home to prepare their bodies and minds for meditation.
The core concentration technique you will learn to teach is known as hong sau, a mantra that, when associated with the in-and-outgoing breath, calms the nervous system and the heart beat, freeing the mind for meditation and higher, super-conscious perceptions of peace, calmness, bliss and other higher realities.
Ample time will be given to each participant to gain actual experience by guiding the group in exercises, meditations and visualizations. Through shared, collective feedback and group discussions we will gain a deeper understanding of the skills needed to be a good meditation teacher.
Credits and certificate requirements
Participants receive 14 CEU hours with Yoga Alliance along with certificate of attendance: Course attendance must be complete (all 14 hours; see dates and times above) and the answers to a written exam, sent to the participants via email after the end of the course, must be approved by the trainers.
Other features of this course
-Aspects of consciousness: mind, intellect, ego and feeling, and how they relate to meditation
Participants receive 14 CEU hours with Yoga Alliance along with certificate of attendance.
Nayaswami Supriya Chadwick: Supriya is the Spiritual Director of Ananda Dallas. A minister and lightbearer, she has been on the path of Self-Realization for over 24 years. Trained as an Ananda Yoga® instructor, meditation teacher and Raja Yoga instructor, Supriya has taught yoga and meditation at Ananda Dallas for over 20 years.
Maitri Smithhisler: Maitri has been part of Ananda since 1987. She came to Ananda Dallas in 1996 after living at Ananda Village in California for 8 years. She serves Ananda as a minister, leading Sunday Services, our special Family Services, and events year round. She has taught yoga and meditation for over 20 years and loves to lead chanting (Kirtan).