Since 1994 the Sri Chinmoy Centre of Ann Arbor has been offering
free meditation classes as a community service
Ann Arbor – Fall 2020 – Winter 2021:
No Classes will be offered during this time for everybody’s safety
Unless specified, the classes are held at
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore
114 S. Main, Ann Arbor ~ 2nd Floor ~ Community Room
For information please contact Kapila at 734-994-7114 or [email protected]
. or fill a Contact form
Brief summary of the classes
(for more details, click on ‘Our Classes’)
Mastering Meditation – part I
Introductory meditation series. Topics include:
meditation, what is it? How do I get started? How do I quiet my mind? How can I relax?
The essentials of meditation. Concentration, breathing and chanting techniques.
Mastering Meditation – part II
Having introduced the basics of meditation in part I, we will proceed to explore
a meditative lifestyle; achieving self-awareness through meditation;
bringing meditation to our outer world; basics of Eastern philosophy.
Techniques include: visualization, meditation on positive qualities,
meditative musics and singing.
Yoga and Meditation
Meditation is part of a broader picture: the Yoga philosophy.
Developed by the ancient Indian rishis (seers) thousands of
years ago, the Yoga philosophy applies still to our modern life.
Along with meditation techniques, the class will explore the
sheaths of the body, vital, mind and heart, and the concept
and evolution of the soul. (This is not a Hatha Yoga class)
Ayurveda and Meditation
Ayurveda and Meditation share the same goal: to regain the lost
connection with our true nature and thus achieve the body-vital-mind
balance that brings about harmony and happiness in life.
Rooted in ancient India, Ayurveda awakens in us the wisdom
that leads to vibrant health and realization of our full potential.
Ayurveda – Wisdom of Life
Introduction to the principles of Ayurveda. Topics include: Ayurveda’s ancient roots;
Ayurveda as a philosophy of life; basics of Ayurveda; discovering our Ayurveda
constitution; secrets of a balanced living; the mind in Ayurveda; awareness and