Essentials of Meditation

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Course Overview

Modern science and medical research are demonstrating the incredible health benefits of meditation for the brain and physiology.

Experience the power of meditation through practices from five masters of meditation and start your journey to a more mindful and healthy life!

In this 5+ hour course, you will learn:

  • The ways to discover your highest potential.

  • How meditation can help us experience and express emotion.

  • How to sooth the overstimulation of your senses.

  • How to make your mind one-pointed and focused.

  • A series of short stretches to prepare for meditation.

  • A healthy method to let go of stress and tension.

  • The foundations of tantra.

  • A powerful way to transform, understand, and master your mind.

  • A simple breath meditation to connect you to your prana.

This course features some of our most popular classes from our previous online conferences. Upon completion, you will receive a digital certificate and CE credits!

Course Outline

Shiva Rea

Meditation for Transforming Everyday Stress

Gary Kraftsow

The Yogic Tradition of Meditation

Rod Stryker

A Simple Breath Meditation

Sally Kempton

Tantra for Inner Freedom

Rolf Sovik

Meditation Step-by-Step

Teachers: Get 5 Continuing Education Credits

Yoga Alliance requires all yoga teachers to accumulate at least 30 hours of continuing education every three years. 20 online hours are allowed to count towards this requirement.

Fulfilling 5 of these study hours is as easy as logging into the Yoga Alliance website and entering your hours after you’ve completed Essentials of Meditation. Continue your yoga education with this course and more from the Yoga International library!

Certificate of completion

3 CEU’s Upon Completion

Self Paced Learning

Course Outline

5hrs to complete

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Section 1
  • Join Sally Kempton for a discussion and practice of three potent tantric meditations that lead to an experience of the most radical understanding of tantra.
  • Interview

Section 2
  • Rolf reveals a step-by-step approach for experiencing the practice of meditation.
  • A simple asana practice to prepare your body to sit for meditation. Audio download (right click, select "Save Link As")
  • Interview

Section 3
  • A Simple Breath Meditation

Section 4
  • Go here for more on Gary's new course, Meditation Unlocked.
  • An Integrated Practice: Asana, Pranayama & Meditation

  • Bonus Interview

Section 5
  • Meditation for Transforming Everyday Stress

  • Fluid Meditation to Unwind

  • Drops of Nectar

  • Prana Flow Pranams

  • Bonus Interview


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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely, you can include this course in your Yoga Alliance training hours, with each hour equivalent to one continuing education credit.
This course is entirely self- paced, allowing you to learn at your convenience.There are no imposed deadlines or time constraints for Course completion.
No prerequisites are required; this course is open to anyone interested in deepening their knowledge and practice.
No, the course is accessible to all individuals interested in enriching their understanding and practice of yoga.Yoga teaching certification is not a prerequisite.

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