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 at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC over a period of 25 years. Since 1994, he has been involved in the development of a green intentional community north of Asheville on 140 acres of land. As one of the founding members of the Prama Institute and Wellness Center and director of the newly created Neohumanist College of Asheville, he has taught yoga and meditation to a worldwide audience.
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.
Joy of Meditation Retreat | July 15-17, 2022
$595.00 – $670.00
The Joy of Meditation is a new retreat designed by the faculty of the Prama Institute & Wellness Center. Whether an advanced meditator or someone new to the practice, you will benefit greatly from this transformative weekend get-away.
Throughout history, different cultures have always used forms of contemplation to enrich their experience of life and find inner happiness. We will explore the evolution of meditation and how it is practiced today. We will also delve deep into its physical, mental, and spiritual dimensions, supported by ancient knowledge and new scientific discoveries.
Most importantly, of course, is the actual practice of meditation. There will be ample opportunities to meditate, in group and alone, sitting still and moving. Our experienced meditators at Prama will answer questions and provide guidance along the way.
The Joy of Meditation retreat will help you:
- Listen to your inner wisdom
- Spend time with nature
- Enjoy silence
- Reset your life
- Develop a positive habit of meditation
- Strengthen your powers of intuition
- Tap your source of spiritual love
- Balance caring for self and others
Experience the joy for yourself in this inspiring retreat.
All Registration fees include program activities as well as accommodations.
To ensure your safety, accommodations are only single or shared. Shared accommodation is only for couples or friends who will stay in the same room.
PI accommodations refers to rooms located at the Prama Institute where most of the retreats are taking place. PWC accommodations refers to rooms with a private bathroom that are located at the Prama Wellness Center, about 10 minutes away from the Prama Institute.