meditation

Sri Janani Yoga is honored to host instructors of The IAM®—Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique®–a powerful tool for our spiritual growth. This meditation acts on a very subtle level, eliminating our negative tendencies, slowly but surely, and gives obvious practical results very fast. When practiced regularly, we see all aspects of our lives improve over time. Since meditation is an essential part of any yoga practice, we will be offering even more meditation classes in the future.


Meditation increases your vitality and strengthens your intelligence; your beauty is enhanced; your mental clarity and health improve. You acquire the patience and fortitude to face any problem in life. So, meditate! Only through meditation will you find the treasure you are seeking.
— Amma

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IAM®-35 Course
(2-day course)

Meditation helps to reduce stress and anxiety, and results in increased energy, creativity, productivity and more. This 2-Day Course to learn the IAM-Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique® is a wonderful opportunity to experience a powerful meditation technique created by an internationally recognized humanitarian and spiritual teacher (Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, widely-known as “Amma”).

This is the same course offered at Amma’s retreats for the past 12 years and is for those deeply interested in spiritual practice. (A shorter, 3-hour streamlined IAM®-20 Course is offered at another time.)

The Course includes Amma’s spiritual teachings on meditation and practical guidance for a worry-free life. You will learn a 35-minute practice integrating several modalities focusing on movement, breath, sound and light. 

You must attend BOTH days to complete the 2-Day Course.  
There is no charge for learning the IAM Technique, however a small donation is requested to contribute towards class materials, snacks and facility expenses.

Saturday, March 30, 2019
1:00–6:00 pm

Sunday, March 31, 2019
1:00–5:00 pm

Suggested Donation Amount: $15–20
To register, contact Kumuda:  kumudakali@gmail.com or 206-799-6846


IAM®-35 refresher course

If you have already taken the IAM-35 Course you are eligible to attend the IAM-35 Refresher Course, offered concurrently at the same location.

If you’ve become irregular with your IAM practice, or just want to strengthen it, then the Refresher Course is for you! At the Refresher you can ask questions, clarify and deepen your understanding of the technique, and be guided through the steps of practice. Many who have attended Refresher Courses have found they gained a great intellectual and experiential boost to their IAM practice. You are also welcome to attend any or all of the IAM-35 class.

There is no charge for the Refresher course, but donations are welcome to help with facility expenses.

Sunday, March 31, 2019
1:00–3:00 pm

To register, contact Kumuda:  kumudakali@gmail.com or 206-799-6846

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IAM®-20 Course
(3-hour COURSE)

Meditation and yoga have been found to be effective tools in re-establishing inner balance, clarity and peace of mind. The IAM-20 version of the IAM-Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique® is streamlined to meet the demands of busy lives. (A longer IAM®-35 Course, for those deeply interested in spiritual practice, is offered at another time.)

IAM-20 offers an integration of gentle relaxation exercises with an effective and easy-to-practice meditation technique that can be comfortably performed by anyone in just 20 minutes. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience a powerful meditation technique created by an internationally recognized humanitarian and spiritual teacher (Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, widely-known as “Amma”). Benefits include reducing stress and anxiety, increased energy, creativity, productivity and more.

There is no charge for learning the IAM Technique, however a small donation is requested to contribute towards class materials, snacks and facility expenses.

Future date to be announced

Suggested Donation Amount: $10
Registration information to come.