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Private sessions in your home can be fun as a jumpstart to your new meditation or yoga practice. A sequence of 4 weekly sessions seems to be most beneficial and economical at $50. per session. Single sessions are $60. each.

    Santokh’s teaches group and private meditation classes.  Here is an example of a guided meditation practice we will enjoy, and designed for you to experience at home.

Grounding and Centering Practice for the Home

Sit in a chair with feet on the ground to begin. Choose a quiet place without disturbances. As you practice this exercise, you can perform it anywhere. 

Draw some of that fire up. Feel it as the earth's living creative energy, and bring it up through the rock and the water and the soil. Bring it into your legs and feet, like a tree's roots would draw up water and nutrients. 

Bring it up your spine and imagine your spine growing like a tree trunk, reaching up to the sky. Bring some fire into your heart, into any place inside you that needs healing or extra energy. As you imagine the growth and energy flowing into you, raise and open your posture and re-focus on your breath.

'''Direct the energy up''' through your arms and out of your hands, up through your neck and throat and out the top of your head.  Visualize branches of energy that reach up to the sky, and let them spread around you and reach back down to touch the earth, creating a protective filter around you. Take a moment, look at that energy web, and notice if there are any places that need to be repaired or strengthened. Send energy in that direction.

"The energy of the sun''', shining down on your leaves and branches. Breathe deep; draw that energy in. Breathe it down through your leaves and branches, down through your heart and your belly and your hands. Take it in, feed on it like a tree feeds on sunlight.

'''Imagine your feet have sticky roots'''. Let them sink into the earth and then release when you start to move. Walk around a little. Feel connected with the ground. Feel the imaginary roots grip and release.

 

Open your eyes. Look around you. How do you feel? Relaxed? Revitalized? More attentive?

 

''Stretch your arms out to your sides as you move''', as far as they'll go, until you can't see your hands if you look straight ahead. Now wiggle your thumbs, and slowly bring your arms in until your thumbs are just visible on the edge of your visual field. Notice how wide your field of vision can be. As you walk, breathing deeply, grounded, activate that peripheral vision. Know that you can be aware of what's going on around you.
Finding stillness: As you breathe, feel where it is in your body this grounded place seems to live, and touch that place. Can you find an image for this grounded state? A word or phrase you can say? When you use these three together—touch, image, and phrase—you create an anchor to help you ground quickly in any situation. Sat Nam. Sat. Nam. Sat Nam.
If you would like to enjoy yoga and meditation as part of a special event, such as a girlfriends weekend or sober event, we can brainstorm together. We will schedule specific times for meditation and yoga during your event or stay and you will spend the rest of the time privately with your friends/family. Successful events have been held at Wallenpaupack Lake Estates rental destination in the beautiful Poconos. Think outside the box when planning your next get together and spin yoga or meditation into the mix!
"To be a miner of diamonds, take care of your picks and shovels. 
To be a miner of your spiritual Self, take care of your body, breath, and mind. 
But don't confuse the tools and the goals. - The goal of Yoga (union) is Yoga (union), period."
 

                                                                                                            ~Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati