Tuesday evenings at St Michael’s (225 W 99th ST – in the 2nd Floor Library) 6:15pm to 8:15pm
This course focuses on the practice and the experience of various forms of meditation. Benefits of the different forms of meditation will be explored as well as helpful tips to deal with any resistance to developing a regular meditation practice. Practicing the Silence, Unity’s meditation practice, is fundamental to Unity Teachings. Therefore, it will be the primary meditation practice for the duration of the course.
In this course, we will:
- Define meditation, Practicing the Silence and the Silence
- Develop a daily practice of the Silence and report on our progress
- Identify and describe any blocks or resistance to daily meditation as well as strategies to overcome them
- Compare and contrast two different forms of meditation
Required Textbook: Meditation for Dummies, Book and CD Stephan Bodian 3rd Edition (available on amazon.com)
Supplemental Reading: Heart-Centered Metaphysics, Chapters 6-7 by Paul Hasselbeck and Cher Holton
This course is offered for SEE credit. Please click here to register if you plan to take this course for credit.
Rev. Chris DiGiorgio recently graduated from Unity Urban Ministerial School and is pursuing ordination through Unity Worldwide Ministries. He has led several workshops on the topic of Spirituality and Meditation and is excited to offer this course to Unity of NY. Rev. Chris has studied with various spiritual teachers including Stephen Thomson, whose primary teaching is about Psychic Senses; Dr. Meredith Young Sowers at the Stillpoint Foundation, where he received a certificate in Intuitive Perception and Energy Diagnosis; and Her Holiness Sai Maa Lakshmi Devi, a living Hindu Saint who gave Rev. Chris the designation of Wisdom Teacher. Chris has been an active member of Unity of New York since 2016, as a member of VOICES IN UNITY choir, Sunday Service Volunteer Ministry, leading the Unity Pride group and as one of the UNY teachers who lead the Quest pre-service discussion group on Sunday mornings. We are so grateful for Rev. Chris’ dedication to Spiritual practice and to his Spiritual home, Unity of NY. Let’s all go within!