Meditation in Everyday Life
This course consists of 5 prerecorded classes.
Teacher: Acharya Michael Greenleaf
Have you ever been curious about meditation? This course provides introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. With simple instructions and support, mindfulness meditation practice can become part of one's life, revealing our innate stability, strength and clarity.
This first course in the Way of Shambhala curriculum, led by Acharya Michael Greenleaf, will provide an opportunity to learn and deepen one’s understanding of meditation, with practical suggestions for establishing a sitting practice in the midst of our speedy lives.
Participation with your centre or group is recommended, however, individuals are also welcome to attend.
There are five classes in this course. Each recorded class allows for open discussion of the challenges that meditators face in their practice. Classes also include periods of guided meditation, talks, and discussion among the online participants. A recording of the Q&A for this course is also available.
The classes (beginning with Class Two) include suggested readings from both Sakyong Mipham's Turning the Mind into an Ally as well as Chogyam Trungpa's Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior.
1) With your center or group. As these courses are interactive, it is strongly recommended that you attend the Way of Shambhala courses with others. Please contact your local center or group to determine whether they will be offering this online program. More support and guidelines will be offered to you by taking these courses at your center.
2) As an individual. You are welcome to participate at home, by request, if you are unable to attend with a group. Please use the comment field on the registration page to describe your situation. If attending as an individual, it is recommended that you meet with a meditation instructor, a teacher, or practice and education coordinator, to complete the interactive portion for each class. Individuals will be responsible for arranging meetings via telephone, skype, MSN, iChat, email, etc. (If you do not have a person to meet with, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.)
REGISTRATION FEE: $60 per person for center or group participation. $85 for individuals. To inquire about our generosity policy write to email@example.com.
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: A computer with a wired, high-speed internet connection. See our Help page for additional information.
Please note: recordings are made over the internet. Their quality cannot be guaranteed.