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Winston-Salem Meditates welcomes all who would like to experience yoga, yogic breathing and meditation to calm the mind, refresh, de-stress and live more healthily and happily. We hold yoga, yogic breathing, and meditation events regularly for the community. We also have events that feature culture, Ayurveda and health. It's fun! Existence is a Fact... Living is an Art... These events are offered by the Art of Living Foundation, a non-profit United Nations educational and humanitarian organization, in service in more than 150 countries. One of the largest volunteer-based NGOs, its founder is world renown, enlightened spiritual leader of human values, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. An expert in the ancient techniques of meditation and bringing peace of mind, Sri Sri serves all walks of life, from all religions, cultures, and traditions.

Upcoming events (2)

Healthier Happier You - SKY Breathing Meditation Retreat (Happiness Workshop)

WHY PRACTICE SKY? Start everyday with a calm mind, more energy and a smile on your face. What is SKY Breathing Meditation? SKY is a unique, natural and effortless technique to establish inner peace. Millions of people all over the world practice SKY and your success is as easy as breathing. SKY practice nurtures joy, health & clarity of mind. SKY Breathing Meditation does much more than mental meditation alone in the way it quiets the mind and dissolves stress. This unique practice is a powerful agent of transformation. How is SKY practice different from other meditations? 1. No need to watch or control thoughts. You don't have to do anything with the mind, just breathe. 2. 100% Automatic & Consistently Effective The unique pattern of breath in SKY practice quiets the mind automatically every time, regardless of whatever thoughts or emotions are happening. 3. Global nonprofit organization SKY is taught by certified instructors and most are volunteers wanting only to share the benefits with others. In the U.S. 10,000 people learn SKY annually and 1,000,000 per year in India. 4. Sourced from ancient mind-body science SKY is part of the ancient Vedic science for personal development and was brought out by humanitarian Sri Sri Ravi Shankar almost 40 years ago. 5. Benefits shown in 70+ independent scientific studies Studies published in peer-reviewed journals have shown a comprehensive range of significant benefits including reduced stress and anxiety & better sleep. 6. Results are guaranteed Participants always notice improvements within the first week of practice. 7. In a class, by itself SKY practice is completely different from the breathing practices taught in yoga studios. Most breathing practices help you relax but SKY practice settles the mind directly to the deepest, silent state of pure awareness. ALREADY MEDITATE? Add 10 minutes of SKY practice and your meditations will be consistently deeper and the benefits will be greatly enhanced. Attend 5 workshop sessions and then join bi-weekly group sessions to profoundly relieve stress, anxiety, depression while boosting energy and the immune system. 5 Class Workshop Schedule - October 18, 19, 20, 21, & 22 Friday 6:30-9:30pm Sat. 9:30am-1:00pm Sun. 9:30am-1:00pm Monday 6:30-9:00pm Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm Attending all sessions is necessary. Location: Shepherds Center 1700 Ebert st. Winston Salem Website: www.SKYbreath.org Instructor Jim Larsen M.Ed. has taught meditation programs internationally for over 40 years, including specialized courses for military veterans (www.PWHT.org), prison inmates (prisonprogram.org), trauma survivors, physicians (AdvancedPhysicianWellness.org), patient-centered wellness programs and advanced meditation silence retreats. COST The workshop fee is $395; Students $295. Partial scholarships can be applied for based on financial need. If you have already learned SKY practice, contact us for a reduced repeaters tuition. Register at: http://bit.ly/HappinessOct18

SKY Breathing Meditation Retreat (UNCG)

507 Stirling St

WHY PRACTICE SKY? Start everyday with a calm mind, more energy and a smile on your face. What is SKY Breathing Meditation? SKY is a unique, natural and effortless technique to establish inner peace. Millions of people all over the world practice SKY and your success is as easy as breathing. SKY practice nurtures joy, health & clarity of mind. SKY Breathing Meditation does much more than mental meditation alone in the way it quiets the mind and dissolves stress. This unique practice is a powerful agent of transformation. How is SKY practice different from other meditations? 1. No need to watch or control thoughts. You don't have to do anything with the mind, just breathe. 2. 100% Automatic & Consistently Effective The unique pattern of breath in SKY practice quiets the mind automatically every time, regardless of whatever thoughts or emotions are happening. 3. Global nonprofit organization SKY is taught by certified instructors and most are volunteers wanting only to share the benefits with others. In the U.S. 10,000 people learn SKY annually and 1,000,000 per year in India. 4. Sourced from ancient mind-body science SKY is part of the ancient Vedic science for personal development and was brought out by humanitarian Sri Sri Ravi Shankar almost 40 years ago. 5. Benefits shown in 70+ independent scientific studies Studies published in peer-reviewed journals have shown a comprehensive range of significant benefits including reduced stress and anxiety & better sleep. 6. Results are guaranteed Participants always notice improvements within the first week of practice and we guarantee it. 7. In a class, by itself SKY practice is completely different from the breathing practices taught in yoga studios. Most breathing practices help you relax but SKY practice settles the mind directly to the deepest, silent state of pure awareness. ALREADY MEDITATE? Add 10 minutes of SKY practice and your meditations will be consistently deeper and the benefits will be greatly enhanced. Attend workshop sessions and then join bi-weekly group sessions to profoundly relieve stress, anxiety, depression while boosting energy and the immune system. Weekday Timing: 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM Weekend Timing: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Attending all sessions is necessary. Location: Elliott University Center (EUC) 507 Stirling St, UNCG Greensboro, NC 27412 COST: The workshop fee is $395; Students $295. If you have already learned SKY practice, contact us for a reduced repeaters tuition. Register at: http://bit.ly/HappinessNov

Past events (9)

Secrets to Meditation - An Introduction to The Happiness Program

Malloy Jordan / East Winston Heritage Center

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