Meditation Classes & Buddhism in Aiken, SC

Class Information

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Mondays, 6:45pm – 8:00pm
January 4 – February 15
at Aiken Yoga (116-B Pendleton Street SW, Aiken, SC 29801)
with Buddhist Teacher, Mark Gould
$10 or $5 students/seniors (free for Monthly Members)

Introduction to Meditation

Meditation is an ancient technique for making the mind more peaceful and calm. People of all backgrounds and walks of life have discovered the immense benefits of practicing meditation based in Buddhist wisdom in the midst of busy daily life. Through learning this skill we can help reduce stress, improve our concentration, and improve our good qualities such as compassion and patience.

No need to attend each class or preregister, just drop in as your schedule allows. Everyone is welcome!

Class Format

Every class will begin with a brief introduction, followed by a guided breathing meditation to reduce stress and calm the body and mind. There will then be a short teaching on how to apply meditation to daily life to increase our positive minds and decrease negative minds like stress and anger.

Class Topics

Jan. 4: The Benefits of Meditation
Jan. 11: What is meditation?
Jan. 18: Meditation on Love
Jan. 25: Meditation on Love, Part 2
Feb. 1: Meditation on the Mind
Feb 8: Meditation in Daily Life
Feb 15: True Love: Creating Satisfying Relationships

Class Teacher

385327_54214791markMark has been a part of KMC South Carolina since 2002. He has taught numerous classes and workshops both at the Center and around the region.

A member of Foundation Program, Mark is married and works as a warehouse manager.

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Special Events in Aiken

In addition to our weekday classes in these branch locations, we also offer Saturday workshops approximately once every-other-month.  Visit our Events page to find out about upcoming events in your region.