Learn to Meditate


Whether you are interested in managing stress or in exploring the spiritual side of meditation, you will feel welcome. Small classes and experienced instructors provide a quality learning environment, with time for individual questions and in-depth exploration. Each class includes guided and silent practice time.

Meditation is for everyone and requires no outward affiliation or belief system.

This 6-weeks course is based on a practical and powerful method of meditation brought to the West by Paramhansa Yogananda.


What will you learn during this course?

  • How to sit comfortably for meditation
  • Simple stretches and breathing techniques to help release tension and relax the body
  • Using the intimate connection that exists between mind and breath to relax, concentrate, and experience the peace and stillness that awaits you at the center of your being.
  • Energization Exercises  developed and brought to us by Paramhansa Yogananda – a very important contribution to the art and science of Yoga!
  • A simple yet powerful meditation technique: The Hong Sau technique is one of the most sacred and ancient of all yoga practices.
  • Tips and insights for developing and maintaining your meditation practice at home.
  • Ongoing personal support and group meditations
  • Bringing meditation into daily life.

Join us!

No prior meditation experience necessary.


          Date:              Wednesdays [Please Call us for information on the                                      next series].

          Time:              7:00 – 8:30pm

          Location:        Ananda Meditation Center

                                 3774 Pacific Coast Hwy.                                                                                  Torrance, CA 90505

          Phone:            (310) 779-9131

          Course Fee:    $150.00  (Includes course materials)



             Course materials:


  • Book:   Lessons in Meditation by Jyotish Novak
  • Companion audio CD with guided Meditations and Visualizations
  • DVD with guided Energization Exercises






You can repeat this course, or parts of it, any time, at no charge! We would love to have you!