Learn to meditate using a powerful technique from ancient India.
You can choose from an in-person, three-hour course that includes a group meditation, or from a 90-minute teleclass that is instruction only. In both course formats you will receive your personal mantra, instruction on how to use it and a wealth of information about meditation and how to successfully integrate it into your daily life.
Contact us for the fee and current course schedule. In-person classes are held in Stamford. CT.
Meditation Q & A ...
Q. Why should I meditate?
A. To live your life to the fullest. Meditation is one of the most powerful tools there is to help you restore the harmony within and to gain access to your body’s inner intelligence. In meditation you rediscover the silence in your mind and make it part of your life. Silence is the birthplace of happiness. It is where you get your burst of inspiration, your tender feelings of compassion, your sense of love. Meditation is a journey to freedom and self-knowledge.
Q. What is the technique?
A. It is a mantra meditation technique that originates from the ancient knowledge of India, and can be easily learned by everyone.
Q. What is a mantra?
A. Mantras are the basic, most essential sounds of nature. You are given your own mantra. It represents the specific sound or vibration of the universe at the time and place of your birth. When you silently repeat your mantra, your awareness gently moves away from the frenzy of the non-stop activity of the mind to the stillness of your spirit. This soothes your entire physiology—mind, body and soul.
Q. Who should learn to meditate?
A. Meditation is recommended for anyone who wishes to enjoy deeper peace, greater freedom and mastery of life.
Q. What are the benefits of meditation?
A. During meditation your mind becomes quiet allowing your body to gain the deep rest necessary to release stress and fatigue. In meditation you reconnect with your essence. This connection extends into your daily life and can result in improved health, more fulfilling relationships, enthusiasm for life and increased creativity.
Q. How will meditation affect my health?
A. Today doctors are increasingly citing stress as a major factor in such illnesses as depression, anxiety, high blood pressure, cardiac pain, insomnia, diabetes, ulcers, colds, fever, asthma, arthritis and alcoholism. Even though meditation should not be considered a cure by itself, research has shown that it contributes to reducing stress and achieving deep relaxation and a profound state of rest. By reducing stress, meditation has important benefits for a wide range of health problems, and also allows the mind and body to function with maximum effectiveness.
Q. Will I need to change my lifestyle?
A. No. Meditation can be learned by people of any age, education level, culture and religion. It does not require specific beliefs or a change in lifestyle. The only change or adjustment you need to make is to allow the time to meditate regularly.
Q. How do I learn meditation?
A. Click on Contact at the bottom of the page and send either the phrase "in-person meditation class" or "meditation teleclass" to Jean Masters, who will reply with the current schedule and instructions on registering. An advanced teleclass and/or in-person group meditation for course graduates are available on request.
Q. Who is the teacher?
A. Jean Masters is your instructor. Jean has been meditating regularly since 1988. She also is a certified hypnotist and a nutrition & wellness coach. For 25 years, Jean worked in the Information Technology industry as a computer programmer, manager of marketing information systems, consultant, systems analyst, program manager and account executive. She has a BS in mathematics from Florida State University.