MEDITATION TRAINING PROGRAM
ITM has been a leading provider of classes, teachings and authentic training in Meditation and Mindfulness for the past decade.
We have designed classes and programs that take the beginner practitioner through the basics of meditation practice and the incredible effects of mindfulness on one's over all health and wellbeing.
These classes are also ideal for the novice meditator who can benefit from community practice, clarification on the teachings, and a deepening of their understanding of the Buddhist principles from which these practices were born.
Our weekly mindfulness meditation classes cover a variety of Dharma Talks, Practices and Tools.
The basic Buddhist principles to support meditation practice
Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path
How meditation is one part of an eightfold system to transform one’s life
Simple Buddhist chants and prayers
Shamatha (Calm-abiding) meditation
Tibetan Yoga to prepare body/mid for meditation
Tibetan pranayama (working with breath to calm mind)
Meditation using sound and mantra
Use of a mala
Meditation using open awareness
Working with obstacles
Setting up and maintaining a daily practice