Joy of Meditation Retreat | April 19-21, 2024
$645.00 – $720.00
The Joy of Meditation is a retreat to explore the philosophy, science, and experience of the meditation practice. Whether an advanced meditator or someone new to the practice, you will benefit greatly from this transformative weekend get-away. Through interactive discussions, we will deepen our understanding of the practice and effects of meditation, learn about different types of meditation, and experience the practice ourselves.
All Registration fees include program activities as well as accommodations.
Scholarships: We offer a limited number of sliding scale scholarships for some of our retreats. Contact email@example.com for more information.
PI Dorms refers to dorm rooms with non-attached bathrooms, located at the Prama Institute.
PI Private refers to private rooms with non-attached bathrooms, located at the Prama Institute.
PWC Private refers to rooms with attached bathrooms, located at the Prama Wellness Center.
All programs are currently being held at the Prama Institute. The two buildings are located a 5 min drive/10-15 min walk from each other.
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PRAMA SILENT MEDITATION FACULTY
Sid has combined a career as a licensed clinical psychologist and yoga teacher since 1971. As a clinical psychologist, he taught psychotherapy and community psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and served as director of the Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services in a community center at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC over a period of 25 years. Since 1994, he has been developing a sustainable intentional community north of Asheville on 140 acres of land.
Howard has been practicing yoga and meditation for over 45 years. After receiving extensive training in the US and India, he has been sharing his knowledge and experiences of the science of yoga throughout the US and abroad. In 2006, he was a co-founder of the Prama Institute and has been one of the main faculty since then. His workshops and retreats focus on personal growth, lifestyle change, holistic health, the practice of silence, meditation, community building, and social transformation.