Meditation Monday: YLM Group Practice


ZOOM Meeting Number: 139 024 694

“Year Long Meditation” (YLM) is a global group practice that has been undertaken to heal and empower collective consciousness while also strengthening an individual’s practice through the supportive energy of the group. Our evening will include light stretches, guided relaxation, and meditation. Our time each week will be applied towards the Institute’s goal of 1,000,0008 meditation hours. Join the practice. Change the world.
Donation based, no pre-registration required.


Foundations of Yoga

12 Week Course with Tracy Draksic, M.A. Thursday, July 9 – Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Meets 2x per week via Zoom - 24 sessions– 30 hours of content
  • Tuesdays: Asana Practice 10-11:30am
  • Thursdays: Lecture 7:00-8:00pm
It’s back to school - yoga style! Join Tracy for a 12-week introduction to yoga, meditation and philosophy that closely follows the curriculum of her college course for healthcare studies students. Each week includes a 60-minute lecture on Thursday and a 90-minute asana class on Tuesday. We will cover a wide range of topics including relaxation methods, meditation practice, the Sanskrit sound system, an introduction to yoga philosophy, and designing an effective home practice. CLICK HERE for the complete syllabus which includes reading and homework assignments. The homework assignments are completely optional, but you are welcome to do some or all of them either just for your own deepening understanding of course content or for teacher review. All sessions will be recorded for later viewing if you cannot attend the livestream on Zoom.

Our text for this course will be Yoga: Mastering the Basics by Sandra Anderson and Rolf Sovik, PsyD. available in our bookstore.

FULL Live-Stream COURSE (12 weeks – 24 sessions): $149
Tuesday Practices only - July 14- Sept 29: $90
Thursday Lectures only - July 9 - Sept 24: $80

All Access Asana Pass holders: Tuesday morning asana classes with Tracy are included in your pass. You can add on the Thursday lectures for $50. Please contact the office for details:

Scholarships available for this course – please call (716) 883-2223 for application.

Fee: $149 (ID#: S34-ALL) --


Beginning Meditation – 2-week Intensive with Donna (Meets 2x per week for 2 weeks via Zoom)

Mondays & Thursdays, August 3, 6, 10 & 13, 10-11:30 am

Meditation, a method for acquiring a clear and tranquil mind, is the heart of yoga practice. In this course, you will learn the basics: a comfortable sitting posture, diaphragmatic breathing, relaxation methods, and essential concentration techniques used in the yoga tradition. Discover a new level of peace within yourself. All sessions will be recorded for later viewing if you cannot attend the livestream.
Fee: $48 (ID#: S39) --