Free meditation classes in Ann Arbor

About us

The Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo Sri Chinmoy Meditation Groups meet weekly for meditation sessions to augment our own private practice, as well as offering free meditation classes.


Our classes

Meditation classes, workshops and lectures have been offered free for a number of years by members of the Sri Chinmoy Meditation Groups in Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo as a community service.

Our free classes are given on a regular basis throughout the year and focus on the meditation essentials and establishing a personal daily meditation practice.  

To learn more about our meditation classes or Ann Arbor / Kalamazoo Sri Chinmoy Meditation Groups kindly send an enquiry on our contact form.

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Meditation Workshop FAQ

Q. What type of meditation do you teach?

A. We offer  “heart center” meditation. This a method wherein we calm the mind using proven meditation techniques  in order to enter the spiritual heart. It is one of the fastest ways of making spiritual progress. More …


Mastering Meditation Classes

Week 1:   The Essentials of Meditation  What is meditation? How do I get started? How do I quiet my mind? How can I relax?  The benefits of meditation.
Techniques Exploration of the “heart”: visualize reaching the bottom of the  ocean. Breathing exercises for relaxation.  

Week 2:  Exploring a Meditative Lifestyle  The class explains how meditation affects the body, emotions, mind and heart. Living a meditative lifestyle: adding music, readings, exercise and vegetarian diet to our daily meditation.
Techniques  Chanting to bring peace and joy to the heart.

Week 3:  Bringing Meditation to our Outer World  The class dwells on the impact of meditation on our life. Building and maintaining poise in our outer world; problem solving; using time optimally.  
Techniques  Concentration to help focusing and clearing the mind.  

Week 4:  Looking at the Larger Picture 
Basics of Indian philosophy: The aim of life;  The concept of reincarnation;  The three branches of Yoga;  The role of the Spiritual teacher.  
Techniques  Visualization. Readings.


Meditation Class givers

A physicist and an artist, Kapila Castoldi has studied under the guidance of Spiritual Teacher Sri Chinmoy for 24 years.