Q + A

Common questions about meditation

 

Because meditation is a contemplative practice, we want to ensure a peaceful experience for all. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early for your class.

No experience is needed.  The Foundations class teaches the basics of meditation, and techniques in meditation in mindfulness.  However, one can come to any class, with any experience level, and benefit.

Yes.  We can accommodate almost any circumstance.  We have numerous types of cushions, chairs and yoga mats to sit or lie upon in order to achieve the most comfortable position possible during meditation.

Our Foundations of Meditation class is a good place to start; however, any class is beneficial. 

We have no specific dress code, however we suggest wearing something you feel comfortable to sit in whether jeans or workout clothes.  Since we ask you to remove your shoes at the door, bring your favorite cozy socks or feel free to go barefoot. Suits or skirts are also welcome although we don’t recommend the mini-skirt, for obvious reasons..

Unwind is here to make meditation accessible to everyone.  With that in mind, we have chairs, cushions (zafus and zabutons), and seiza benches (for the least amount of stress on knee and hip joints), for you to choose from. If you are concerned about being comfortable during the session, please call us at 713-446-1371 to discuss further options.

We recommend Unwind classes for children twelve years and older.   You know your child best though, so if you are confident that they can sit still in a class for a half hour feel free to bring them.

Yes, one of the best parts about meditation is that it’s so portable.  As are our teachers!

We offer a variety of programs to help bring meditation to school-aged children.

At this time, Unwind does not offer teacher training.  However, for those interested in acquiring a meditation teacher certification and license, we highly recommend the teacher training course at the McLean Meditation Institute in Sedona, AZ.

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