Introduction to Meditation
Bhavani Lorraine Nelson leads workshops in meditation and mindfulness, stress reduction, and her primary work, the power of the voice. Affiliated with Kripalu since 1988, Bhavani has taught in the United States, Canada, Japan, and…
Full Bio & Programs
The narrow bridge between the old year and the new offers a profound opportunity for quiet contemplation. It’s a time to honor everything you’ve accomplished in the past year, and ground yourself in the present to support the year to come. Whether you’re new to meditation, would like to learn different techniques, or already have a practice you love, you’ll benefit from Bhavani Lorraine Nelson’s clear instruction and user-friendly approach.
Experience meditation techniques from the yogic and Buddhist traditions, including
- Meditation on the breath
- Loving-kindness (metta) meditation
- Walking meditation
- Pranayama (breathing exercises) as meditation
- Sanskrit mantra meditation and chanting.
Take home inspiration and guidance to continue meditating on your own, bringing greater peace, equanimity, and contentment to your life.
- 8 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
- 8 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $256 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $392 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More