Presented by the Meditation Association of Australia (MA) this event is the first of its kind in Australia. This forum will offer an opportunity for shared learning and networking for meditation teachers, psychologists, neuroscientists, educators, health professionals, business leaders, academics and researchers, all of whom specialise in, practise or are fascinated by meditation.
Free professional development event for meditation teachers
The Meditation Pod events aim to create a welcoming environment for teachers to meditate together, debrief about their teaching experiences, promote understanding across various forms of meditation, provide opportunities for linkages and knowledge sharing and most importantly to celebrate the joy of working in this unique industry.
Currently Pod meetings held quarterly in Melbourne. Pods meetings in other Australian capital cities are soon to be launched.
Meditation balances the inner world of thought and feeling and the outer world of people and objects. Some meditation techniques uplift feeling and emotions, others calm agitated thoughts, some teach us to bear the most painful tragedies and some empower the capacity to function effectively. Some of us need to strengthen our emotions and grow emotionally, some of us need to give up addictions, some of us need to discover the meaning and purpose of life, some of us need spiritual sustenance, and some of us need to deepen understanding.
Whilst the benefits of meditation practices are extensively researched, it is unfortunate that little research has been directed towards the potential risks. It is ironic that the meditative practices that research has shown can greatly [...]