8/19 and 8/20 Foundations of Meditation for Yoga Therapy
August 19 @ 12:30 pm - August 20 @ 6:30 pm$299
For Yoga Teachers, explore the different types of meditation practices and how to teach them to groups or individual students.
This 2-Day Weekend Intensive is led by Yoga Therapist Megan McCarver and provides the foundation for understanding different types of meditation practices and how to teach them to groups or individual students. This intensive will explore the nature of the mind and dive into different types of mental patterns and how to remedy them with specific meditation practices.
This intensive will focus on assessing and understanding various mental states which include: mudha (stupefied/dull), kshipta (disturbed), vikshipta (alternating between distraction and focus), ekagrata (one-pointed), nirodha (focus enveloped/ held/ restrained), vaishvanara (waking), taijasa (dream), prajña (deep sleep), turiya (beyond) and how to correctly apply meditation practices to pacify various states according to the needs of the individual student.
- Included in 300hr auto-pay
- Saturday, August 19th 12:30 – 6:30 pm PST
- Sunday, August 19th 12:30 – 6:15 pm PST
Megan received her Master of Arts Degree – M.F.C.C in 1990 and completed her first 200-hour Hatha Yoga Instruction Certification shortly after at the White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara. She next completed a 200-hour Kundalini Training from Santa Monica Yoga. As a Massage Therapist for 12 years, she co-founded Santa Monica Yoga and Bodywork Studio in 1993; which is still providing yoga classes to this day. She then completed another 500-hour Hatha Yoga Training with YogaWorks and become YogaWorks certified. She received her Yoga Therapy Rx Certificate from Loyola Marymount University, plus assisted Yoga Therapy at Venice Family Clinic for one year with Dr. Lori Fazzio.