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Introduction to Meditation [Self Paced]

Learn, step-by-step, the fundamental skills & techniques for a successful meditation practice.

Progress through the 9 Stages of Meditation, as taught by Master Kamalashila, training in the 8 corrections that overcome 5 universal problems every meditator faces.


What You'll Get:

+ 8 Pre-recorded Classes: Meditation Master, Earle Birney shares a tried & true meditation framework that helped him to complete a three year meditation retreat. 

+ 4 Guided Meditations: Four techniques for building a meditation practice

+ Wisdom in Action: Weekly challenges & journal prompts to integrate what you've learned.

+ Meditation Journal Template: Track your progress and get the most out of your practice.

+ Certificate of Completion:  Earn a certificate by completing course checklists, quizzes, and a final exam

+ Access to Course Materials for Life

+ Yoga Alliance CE credits 


About the Course:

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of the multi-dimensional landscape of meditation: how to overcome laziness by developing the habit of meditation, the preliminaries that allow us to transition into meditation, and the methodological background for meditation: Master Kamalashila’s 9 Stages of Meditation. 

As a meditator progresses along these 9 stages they will encounter 5 universal problems and 8 corrections for these problems and this as well will be a major focus.

This class is ideal for someone who has never received formal training in the inner practices of yoga, like meditation or would like to refresh on the fundamentals.

This course offers an abundance of valuable pointers and tips to apply powerful techniques in a new way. 


About Your Instructor:

Earle Birney - New York, USA 

Earle has studied with the Yoga Studies Institute (YSI) since 2006 where he completed the five year curriculum covering the essential texts of yoga philosophy including the Yoga Sutra and the Bhagavad Gita as well as the Lady Niguma and Heart Yoga systems.

He has studied with many great teachers in the Ashtanga, Bikram, Anusara, and Sivananda systems and is a 500hr E-RYT.  He has produced and taught at international retreats as well as completed a three year three month and three day silent meditation retreat.  

At present, Earle is living in New York where he teaches at the Three Jewels Outreach Center, develops curriculum for YSI, leads international youth retreats, and leads meditation & yoga teacher trainings.

What People Are Saying:

That course opened my eyes to the value of meditation and I'm far more inclined to invest in the practice.

-Conor G

This course is amazing. It boosted my meditation practice to the next level even after years of consistent.

-Katerina B

I wanted to reduce stress, learn to focus and target different issues. I was able to do all of that and more with the techniques that I’ve learned in this course.

-Vince C