IAM Meditation Technique

Amma.org: IAM Meditation Training
Free Meditation Courses for Everyone
Amma's meditation technique is taught free of charge to the public, students, prisoners - and to the 1.3 million members of India's paramilitary.
Amma.org: IAM Meditation Training
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What We Do

The IAM - Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique® is a short and simple approach to meditation that anyone can learn. It's a powerful way to reconnect with our real center and thereby experience true joy and peace in life. Born out of Amma's deep resolve for our spiritual enhancement, this technique, when practiced with dedication, is designed to bring integration into our lives - an integration of body, mind, intellect and heart.

It is taught for free by trained volunteers during retreats and throughout the year at many locations. It consists of energizing exercises, or yogic postures, followed by meditation. The technique integrates movement, breath, sound and visualization.

Versions have been taught to thousands of people worldwide, many of whom have been given instruction in company or organization-sponsored classes, such as: the Indian Army, Navy, and Paramilitary; Whole Foods Corporation; Genentech, USA; State University of New York; and the Juvenile Detention Center, Santa Fe, NM.

Currently, there are four versions of IAM: Original, a 35 minute practice; IAM-20, a 20 minute practice; Youth, ages 15-18; and Youth, ages 10-14.

Upcoming Meditation Courses:

October 19: San Francisco, CA
Original IAM: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Yoga Society of San Francisco
2872 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Eknath or 925-206-1659 to reserve your space.

October 25: Denver, CO
IAM-20: 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Highland Presbyterian Church
3401 West 29th Ave Denver, CO 80211
Contact: Rebecca Gale to register

October 25: Oakland, CA
Original IAM: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Temescal Arts Center
511 48th Street, Oakland, CA 94609
Contact: Eknath or 925-206-1659 to reserve your space.

October 2014: Colorado Springs, CO
tentative
Contact: Jacquie (Niraga) or 719-2381993

November 8: Albuquerque, NM
Contact: Benjamin or 505-235-6917
or Kristen, 505-400-6147

November 2014: Seattle, WA
Contact: Vandya or 360-531-4624

 

Refresher Classes & Guided Group Meditation

Every Saturday
MA Center, San Ramon, CA

Original IAM: Guided Group Meditation
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Main House Puja Room
Contact: Susan Olsen or (925) 798-5928

First Saturday of the Month:
Amma Center of NM, Santa Fe

Original IAM Refresher: 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Contact: Jaganmayi or (505) 670-0696

Third Saturday of the Month:
Amma Center of NM, Santa Fe

IAM-20 Refresher: 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Contact: Jaganmayi or (505) 670-0696

First Saturday of the Month: Pittsburg, CA
IAM-20 Refresher, 9:00am -- Pittsburg Senior Centerlocation
Contact: Eknath

Third Sunday of the Month: Sacramento, CA
IAM-20 Guided Group Meditation
Time: 2:15pm to 2:45pm
Contact: Vina

First Saturday of the Month: Los Angeles, CA
Original IAM Guided Group Meditation
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Contact: Arpita

September 6: Redondo Beach
Original IAM Refresher: 1:45 - 3:30 pm
Contact: Arpita

October 5: Austin, TX
Original IAM Refresher, 9:00am - 1:00pm
On-line Registration http://goo.gl/qySjlc

 

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