One-Day Courses for Teenagers


Dear Friend,

The teenagers’ meditation course is specifically designed for young people, ages 13 to 17 years. During the course, you will learn how to practice Anapana meditation. You will meditate with guided instructions for periods of up to 30 minutes. These sessions are interspersed with discussion sessions, break periods, games and art activities throughout the day.

Teenagers interested in a course must:

Please ask your parents to complete the permission form (in the application packet) and return it with your application. After we receive and accept your completed application and permission forms, you will receive a letter of welcome to attend the course.

Sample 1-Day Course Timetable

9:30am-9:45am Course Registration
9:45am-10:00am Orientation
10:00am-10:45am Anapana & 5 Promises
10:45am-11:00am Break
11:00am-11:45am Meditation Session 1
11:45am-1:00pm Lunch at the Park
1:00pm-1:45pm Meditation Session 2
1:45pm-2:00pm Break
2:00pm-2:30pm Small Groups
2:30pm-3:15pm Activity & Snack
3:15pm-3:45pm Meditation Session 3
3:45pm-4:00pm Questions & Break
4:00pm-4:30pm Metta Practice
4:30pm Course Ends