Poses for Meditation Teachers

Residential Program in Downingtown PA

December 3 - 6 2020

Your meditation students only ever have two types of problems:  difficulty with their body and difficulty with their mind.  Here you learn how to help them with their body.  In our Meditation Teacher Training (MTT), you learn how to help them with their mind.  That’s why this training is a prerequisite for MTT.

In this four day training, you learn to teach several introductory yoga poses, all as preparation for an effective seated posture.  In addition, you learn several variations on the seated pose, including how to use a chair effectively for meditation.  While sitting sounds like it should be simple, the human body is wonderfully complex.  To help different kinds of people, you need to know some anatomy along with biodynamics and their effect on the meditative energies.  Thus, this training also includes meditation, yoga philosophy, anatomy, partner pairing, stories from the ancient sages and an introduction to the chanting of Sanskrit texts.

Your yoga-full days include yoga classes and deep guided relaxations.  You’ll be amazed at how quickly and easily Svaroopa® yoga changes your body.  It makes you able to learn in a whole new way – organically.  Easily.  And the improvements in your body make your meditations easier and deeper, something you’ll be able to offer your meditation students as well. 


 Swami Sahajananda and Swami Prajñananda








Prerequisites:  None

Course Confirmation Date:  November 26, 2020  [We confirm the course on or before this date, when we have enough enrollments to confirm. Early rates are available until this date.]

SATYA Members:  Successful completion of this course will reinstate your Current Standing or maintain your Current Standing status for Continuing Education.

Time: first day 2:00 - 9:30 pm EST (less meals & recesses), middle days 6:30 am - 9:30 pm EST (less meals & recesses), last day 6:30 am - 12:30 pm EST (less meals & recesses).

Enrollment Fees include course tuition, materials fees and your housing & meals, with details on each below.

Tuition Rates:

Early Tuition (on or before Nov 26, 2020):  Members*  $551.00; Non-Member: $611.00

Standard Tuition $671.00

Materials Fees: $30.00; Housing & Meals: $453.00 (3 nights)

Total Enrollment Fees:

Early Totals:  Member* $1,034.00; Non-Members $1,094.00

Standard Total: $1,154.00

Postponed H&M:  Take advantage of the Early or Standard Rate while postponing your Housing & Meals until just before your arrival.  Pay your Tuition now and your Housing & Meals 1 week before your program begins.  Contact the Enrollment Team at 610-806-2119 or Turn on Javascript!.

Course fee on enrollment:  Member Early + Materials: $581.00; Non-Member Early + Materials: $641.00; Standard $701.00

Housing & Meals payment:  1 week before you arrive:  $453.00

Monthly Payment Plan: First payment on enrollment $255.00 plus 8 monthly payments of $127.00, on your preauthorized credit card or bank account. Payment plan total $1,271.00.

*Memberships that qualify for the discounted early rate:  SATYA Members and Monthly Donors

When events beyond our control cause unavoidable changes, locations and fees are subject to change without notice.

Svaroopa® Yoga

Mind & Meditation

You have to get beyond your mind in order to meditate, then meditation transforms your mind so it is shining with Divine Consciousness.