“Anapana meditation is a mental exercise to make the mind healthy and strong.”

-SN Goenka

“Anapana meditation is a mental exercise to make the mind healthy and strong.”

-SN Goenka

Courses for Children and Teenagers

One-day and two-day courses in meditation for children aged 8-12 and one-day courses for teenagers aged 13-16 years are held at Dhamma Mahavana and in other locations in California on a regular basis. See the Course schedule for upcoming courses.

This is an opportunity for your child or teenager to learn Anapana meditation, which involves focusing on their natural breath. Learning Anapana will enhance their life and give them a real sense of peace and harmony for the years ahead.

Attending a course, together with their daily practice after their course of ten minutes twice a day at home, has been found to bring many benefits, including:

  • improved concentration and memory
  • increased awareness and alertness of mind
  • a feeling of peace and calm
  • greater self confidence
  • goodwill towards others.

If you are involved in a school or organization and would like to organize a children’s course for a minimum of eight participants, Please contact [email protected] to discuss this opportunity. If you are involved in a school or organization and would like to organize a children’s course for a minimum of eight participants, please contact [email protected] to discuss this opportunity.

 

To Register

Please complete the online application form on the Course schedule in the children’s and teenagers’ course section.  A confirmation email will be sent to you with details on what to bring, course times and the venue address.
 
Cost

There is no charge for the courses. All courses are funded by donations.

For More Information

Please email [email protected].

Adults Serving on Children’s and Teenager’s Courses

Old students who have completed a 10 day Vipassana meditation course are welcome to serve on these courses. To register, please apply online. All old students working with the children will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check which will be a step during their service application process.

The international website on Children’s and teenagers’ courses provides more detailed information and resources.

Courses for Children and Teenagers

One-day and two-day courses in meditation for children aged 8-12 and one-day courses for teenagers aged 13-16 years are held at Dhamma Mahavana and in other locations in California on a regular basis. See the Course schedule for upcoming courses at Dhamma Mahavana.

This is an opportunity for your child or teenager to learn Anapana meditation, which involves focusing on their natural breath. Learning Anapana will enhance their life and give them a real sense of peace and harmony for the years ahead.

Attending a course, together with their daily practice after their course of ten minutes twice a day at home, has been found to bring many benefits, including:

  • improved concentration and memory
  • increased awareness and alertness of mind
  • a feeling of peace and calm
  • greater self confidence
  • goodwill towards others.

 

Anapana meditation is a mental exercise to make the mind healthy and strong.

If you are involved in a school or organization and would like to organize a children’s course for a minimum of eight participants, please contact [email protected] to discuss this opportunity.

 

To register

Please complete the online application form on the Course Schedule in the Teenagers’ & Children’s Course section.  A confirmation email will be sent to you with details of what to bring, course times and the venue address.
 

Cost

These is no charge for the courses.  All courses are funded by donations. 

 

For more information

 

Adults serving on Children’s and Teenagers’ Courses

Old students who have completed a 10 day Vipassana meditation course are welcome to serve on these courses. To register, please apply online. All old students working with the children will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check which will be a step during their service application process.

The international website on Children’s and teenagers’ courses provides more detailed information and resources.