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.
Joy of Meditation Retreat | March 10-12, 2023
$595.00 – $670.00
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.
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.