Meditation Classes

MEDITATION classes in EPPING (Melbourne)

Every Monday at 8pm at Sacred Keys, Epping


Join us for meditation classes at Sacred Keys:
at 3/113C Miller Street, Epping VIC 3076.

WHY MEDITATE?

Meditation is a life changing practice that helps us to literally re-wire our minds. Meditation is one of the best tools we have to counter the brain’s negativity bias, release accumulated stress, cultivate positive experiences, and enjoy the peace of present moment awareness.

BENEFITS:

The most commonly spoken about benefits of a meditation practice are as follows:
– Peace of mind
– Clarity and focus
– Relaxation
– Better sleep
– Increased self-esteem and inner strength
– Increased intuition
– Self-knowledge
– Power to choose & better decision-making
– More energy and creativity
– Compassion & understanding
– Emotional stability

A large body of research has established that having a regular meditation practice produces tangible benefits for physical health, including:

– Decreased blood pressure
– Lowered cholesterol levels
– Reduced production of “stress hormones”
– More efficient oxygen use by the body
– Increased production of the anti-aging hormone DHEA
– Improved immune function
– Decreased anxiety, depression, and insomnia

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Each class will include introduction to a topic or a meditation technique and a guided meditation.

COST & BOOKINGS:

– $20 for a casual class
– $85 for a 5 class pass (can include both yoga & meditation classes)
– $30 Monday Special discounted price for both yoga (6:30 pm) & meditation class (8pm) on the same day
– book & pay online https://theshininglight.acuityscheduling.com/
or bring cash payment on the day

OTHER INFORMATION:

– Dress comfortably
– Chairs will be provided
– Bring your own cushion or mat to sit on if you prefer to sit on the floor for your meditation
– If unable to source your own mat or cushion, please email me at elena@theshininglight.com.au and I will arrange one for you.

Expressions of interest are now open for the next 6 week meditation course.

Please email elena@ theshininglight.com.au

COURSE STRUCTURE:

Each week will include introduction to a topic, a meditation technique and 1 or 2 guided meditations.

Week 1:
– Introduction to meditation
– Practicing awareness
– The 7 attitudes of mindfulness
– Guided meditation on breath

Week 2:
– Mindfulness of body & breath
– Body scan meditation

Week 3:
– Cultivating mental focus and mental clarity
– Unskillful vs skillful thinking
– Guided meditation on thoughts

Week 4:
– Accessing inner peace
– Mindfulness of emotions

Week 5:
– Cultivating compassion
– Guided meditation on loving kindness

Week 6:
– Integration & 3 step meditation
– Visualisation meditation & self-healing

Weekly handouts and homework will be included to help you integrate the techniques into your daily life.

COURSE DETAILS:

Where:
– Sacred Keys
– 3/113C Miller Street, Epping VIC 3076

Price and Required Time Commitment:
– 2 hour classroom session once a week for 6 weeks + daily meditation practice for at least 15 minutes a day at home
– $180 for 6 weeks

FACILITATED BY:

Elena Lapina
0417 757 496
elena @theshininglight.com.au