TRUE HAPPINESS LIES WITHIN

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Yes, I’ve heard that…but how do I easily go within?


At a gut level you know you can’t buy or accomplish happiness. You’ve heard meditation is key, but you haven’t made it stick. Or you’ve been dabbling with apps and guided meditations and want to go deeper. Or maybe you’ve given up, convinced your mind is “too crazy” to meditate. 

I used to believe real, deep meditation was HARD. And it certainly can be. But it doesn’t have to be. Vedic Meditation is a simple, powerful non-religious technique that’s meant for people with busy lives and busier minds. And anyone can learn in just four short sessions. It’s taught in-person, face-to-face because that’s the best way to learn. And after learning you’ll enjoy a lifetime of free support. 

So why would you want to learn? Because meditation is the most powerful stress-relieving tool there is. Reducing stress will help you sleep better, perform better and enjoy life more. And daily meditation will help you get off the hamster wheel of chasing happiness in the world where it can never be found. So you can shine with the happiness that, I promise, is within you. 

The best way to get started is to attend a free intro session. You’ll learn what the practice is all about and see if I’m the kind of teacher you could learn from. (Because nobody is everybody’s teacher.) You can find a list of upcoming intro sessions here. If you can’t make it to an intro, or just want a preview of what's covered, you can watch the video below.

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Real results. Real People.


As a poster child for ADD, I’ve spent too much of my adult life thinking about what comes next and consequently missing out on the moment I’m actually in. Two twenty-minute (very relaxing, easy-to-schedule) sessions a day is a great way to cut out the noise and clear my mind. As a result, I’m getting better at recognizing – and appreciating – the important stuff again. I hope that doesn’t sound touchy-feely. I’m not looking to become more spiritual. I don’t want a simpler life. In fact, I’m perfectly happy living in the material world. I just want a stronger, more direct connection with it. Vedic Meditation is helping me get there. Thanks
— Doug Patterson: Creative Director
James is a great teacher, a skillful communicator, and a voice of wisdom. His instruction is simple and clear, and after going through his four-session class I felt entirely able to continue the meditation journey on my own. I particularly liked the fact that his approach is jargon-free and unencumbered with religious belief or dogma: it’s just meditation, pure and simple. It’s been a great addition to my life. Thanks, James!
— Kirk Citron: Writer and Curator, thelongnow.org
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I think what I like best about this practice is that it gives me time to myself. So much of my time is taken up being a professional, a mother, a wife, a daughter – and I get very little time to myself. The meditation has provided a much needed space for me. I feel a bit guilty, but ultimately I’m working to be a better person and they will get the benefit of that ;-)
— Jennifer Helm: Commercial Producer