Paths to Peace: Essential Guide to Yogic Meditation

A step by step course to inspire a lasting personal practice using ancient and powerful Yogic meditation techniques.
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 44 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

Easily build a meditation a practice today!

Nurture a life rich with inner peace with this exciting online workshop.

Create a deeper connection to the Self, decrease anxiety, and be on your way to balance with this comprehensive meditation course taught by meditation expert and mala artist Saraswati.

In this course you will learn to invite subtle shifts immediately into your every day life with easy to implement Yogic meditation techniques. These ancient meditation methods are incredibly powerful and available to anyone!

Learn to lay the foundation of a successful and meaningful practice even if you have never meditated before or have had challenges quieting the mind in the past.

Just let Saraswati guide you with her easy to follow lectures on the most transformational yogic meditations available.

The good news? No meditation experience is necessary to take this course and anyone of any age can benefit from them!

Saraswati will be honored to lead you every step of the way, giving you the tools to create a practice that is consistent and identify which techniques are right for you on your unique personal journey.

This course is perfect for you if you seek to:

- Have a greater understanding of the Self

- Create a deeper connection to your personal spiritual path

- Decrease feelings of anxiety and worry

- Lower stress levels in your everyday life

- Improve your relationships and increase compassion

- Balance your emotions and act from a place that is less reactionary

Join Saraswati today and explore all aspects of meditation including the purpose of meditation, postures, pranayama (breathing exercises), mantras, malas (yes, those beautiful prayer beads!!), visual meditation and more.

We will address common obstacles to meditation and dig deep on how to inspire more consistency with Saraswati's one simple secret.

Plus a BONUS Meditation Journal!

Get a beautiful FREE meditation journal to print out as many times as you like to keep you inspired during your meditation sessions. This is one of the best tools to keep you focused and to gauge your progress and it is yours free upon joining the course.

Click "take this course" to the upper right of this page and get started right away.

You will have LIFETIME access to the course and all the materials, plus downloadable PDFs and, of course, the FREE meditation journal.

What are the requirements?

  • No prior experience is required of any kind

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Easily develop a personal meditation practice
  • Be familiar with five powerful Yogic techniques to clear the mind
  • Have the tools and the support to create a successful and consistent meditation practice
  • Discover the right time to meditate, how often and how to choose the right method for your personal needs.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is perfect for beginners who want to learn how to meditate using Yogic techniques

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome!

A warm welcome to the course!


In this lecture we will cover some of the reasons why we meditate and the purpose of creating a meditation practice.

Section 2: Preparation
Preparing for Meditation
When to Meditate (and How to Nurture a Practice)
Postures For Meditation

Learn a wonderful way to begin each of your meditation sessions! Pranayama is a technique used to cleanse and calm the mind. We will be using this technique to prepare the mind for meditation.

Section 3: Technique 1 - Japa Meditation

In this lecture we will cover japa meditation, the ancient technique of using mantras to focus the mind.

Mantras For Meditation
2 pages

This is just an example of what a japa practice might be. Your recitation of the mantra is very personal, but this may give you an idea of how a mantra practice might flow.

Section 4: Technique 2 - Meditation with a Mala

Learn the technique of meditating with mala beads. We will use these beads to chant our mantra and count to the divine number of 108.

How to Use A Mala
Section 5: Technique 3 -Ajapa - Japa (Meditation with the Breath)

This technique focuses mainly on the breath and the natural mantra that comes from the inhalation and exhalation.

Section 6: Technique 4 - Visual Meditation

We will learn how to use a visual aid to meditation to focus the mind and steady the thoughts.

Section 7: Technique 5 - Self Inquiry

This meditation technique appeals to the intellect, asking various questions to peel back the layers to the Truth.

Section 8: Closing Your Meditation Session

In this lecture, learn how to close your meditation session.

Section 9: Obstacles to Meditation

Here are some common obstacles to meditation with my recommendations on how to "solve" them.

Section 10: As you advance...

Now that you have chosen the techniques that resonate, you can also combine techniques during your session.

Section 11: Closing
Section 12: BONUSES!
5 pages

Download your personal meditation journal to keep track of your progress. You can write the date, the duration of your session and any thoughts or challenges you may have had during your meditation. Print out as many pages as you like and watch your practice blossom into a way of life!

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Instructor Biography

Lauren Saraswati Zavlunov, Mala Artist, Social Media Maven, Meditation Expert


After the birth of her daughter, Saraswati transitioned from the the life of a freelance classical/experimental musician in NYC to quite another calling. In the sweet silence of the evenings, her yoga and meditation practice grew into something quite tangible and unique. She began developing a practice of intuitively creating custom japa malas and Yoga inspired jewelry for her online boutique Jewels of Saraswati.

Now a renowned mala artist, yogini, avid meditator and instructor, she loves to spread the love and light of malas during her online and live workshops.

Saraswati's malas and jewelry have been featured in magazines such as Yoga Journal, Origin, Mantra Yoga + Health and her meditation articles have been published on Elephant Journal and MindBodyGreen. She has given well received workshops throughout the East Coast on meditation and Yoga topics.

In each of her workshops she endeavors to create a sacred space where her students can learn about the beautiful benefits of meditation and Yoga and have a safe environment for introspection and exploration.

As a social media maven, she loves to teach other jewelery artists the skills to create successful businesses online via social media. She is dedicated to helping them discover their authentic voice, boost their engagement and increase their revenue.

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