Local teachers - Janet and Will Ayliffe
Will and Janet have been teaching Transcendental Meditation in the local area for 27 years, amongst others to families whose children attend the Consciousness-Based Education local school. Will and Janet can be contacted on 01695 728115. The Northwest Centre is connected to a large community, the Maharishi European Sidhaland, which won the prestigious British Urban Renewal Award in 2000 in recognition of its 20-year success in improving the quality of life in the area through "a different and unconventional joined-up approach which addresses education, health, housing, employment and crime in a positive and unusual way". This community offers residential and advanced courses in Transcendental Meditation as well as hosting a natural health care clinic offering superb Maharishi Ayurveda treatments, a Consciousness-Based Education school, as well as regular group meditation and many special events for people already practising Transcendental Meditation.
Local teacher - Claire Winteringham
Claire Winteringham has been meditating for nearly 40 years and recently trained as a certified teacher of TM in Holland. Claire gives talks in Parbold and Mawdesley and can be contacted on 01695 555791. If you and a few friends are interested in hosting a "living room" talk (minimum 4) at your home, Claire will be delighted to come along. Originally from Birmingham, she has lived with her family in Skelmersdale for 30 years. Her children have all attended the Maharishi School, (the youngest aged 15 years is currently studying GCSEs) and she has always been active in helping the school. At the moment she is vice-chair of the Governing Body. Claire is an accomplished artist and continues to sell paintings and designs from her home here in Lancashire.
For those already practising Transcendental Meditation
MEDITATORS' MEETINGS: Are held regularly at the centre - please contact us for full schedule.
PERSONAL CHECKING: To refresh your practice and receive more guidance on your TM technique, these one-to-one 30 minute sessions are available by appointment.
REFRESHER COURSES: If you would like to refresh your practice and understanding of Transcendental Meditation, why not sit in again on a course of instruction. Phone or email for details.