What: Train to become a teacher of Vedic Meditation, with a focus on the embodiment of Vedic wisdom and emphasis on public service through impactful social justice work.
Who: The application process is open to any Vedic or Transcendental meditator with a minimum of 1 year of regular, twice daily meditation practice experience.
When: The program commences February 27, 2021 and concludes in late May 2022 (approx. 15 months).
Where: Sessions will be presented live using an online teaching platform accessible from anywhere in the world.
The program will also include three in-person long weekends: mid-2021 (Rounding retreat), late-2021 (Rounding retreat), and May 2022. Exact dates TBA and are dependent on, and will be conducted in accordance with, Covid-19 safety guidelines.
The in-person weekends will be offered simultaneously in Los Angeles and New York City, and participants may select which location they’d prefer to attend.
Alternative arrangements will be made for those who are unable to attend any of the in-person sessions due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Schedule: Program sessions will generally run 4 hours every Saturday (9AM-1PM PT / 12-4PM ET), with occasional additional weekend sessions at several points during the program.
Participants will also have regular mid-week check-ins with faculty and be required to do independent and/or partner study and homework sessions.
There will be breaks for major U.S. holidays. A complete schedule will be shared prior to commencement of the program.
A non-refundable deposit of $1,008 is due on or before February 12, 2021. The balance of $9,000 is then paid in monthly installments of $600, due on the first of each month throughout the program beginning March 1, 2021.
Travel and accommodations for the in-person long weekends in LA/NYC are not included in the program cost. Books and other materials participants will need to acquire will cost an additional $300 - $400.
Application Timeline: Applications are due no later than January 10, 2021, applicant interviews will be conducted January 11 - 17, and acceptance announcements will be made on or before January 22.
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