Transcendental Meditation is a simple technique practised 20 minutes twice a day while sitting comfortably.
It is not a religion, philosophy, or lifestyle. Over ten million people of all ages, cultures and religions have learned TM.
TM's scientifically proven health benefits
Hundreds of published research studies on the TM technique have documented its effectiveness on stress and anxiety, brain function, cardiovascular health and more
What happens when you meditate?
The TM technique allows your mind to easily settle inward, until you experience the most silent and peaceful level of your own awareness. It is completely different as it involves no concentrating or focusing, no trying to "empty the mind".
What people are saying
about Transcendental Meditation
TM is the only meditation practice that has been shown to reduce blood pressure…all other meditation techniques, including Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction are not recommended in clinical practice to lower blood pressure.
Perhaps its greatest benefit is that it's relatively quick to learn and easy to master. No waiting weeks or months of practice before you see results"
According to both the Australian CSIRO and American Heart Association (AHA), the TM technique is the only meditation technique that has been shown to effectively reduce high blood pressure.
A 2009 study found Transcendental Meditation helped alleviate stress in college students, while another found it helped reduce blood pressure, anxiety, depression and anger.
How is Transcendental Meditation different
from other meditations?
Compared to other meditations TM is different in two ways.
1. Absolutely effortless
- No concentrating
- No control of the mind
- No mindfulness (monitoring of thoughts)
- No trying to "empty the mind"
- Anyone can do it, even children with ADHD
2. Proven effective
TM has been proven effective for stress and anxiety, clarity of mind, and more. We guarantee it.
Your experienced TM teacher in Altrincham
Graham became a teacher of TM in 1981. He ran the Edinburgh TM centre before moving to Lancashire to help manage a pioneering TM-based community project with an integrated approach to health, education and business. For the last 30 years, he also pursued a career in supply chain software development and consultancy including residencies and projects around the world. He continues to work with the Maharishi Foundation charity in the UK and has been a trustee for the last 10 years. "TM has been an enormously valuable tool throughout my professional career in helping me to remain creative and energised, more capable of dealing with every kind of demanding situation. I recommend this simple technique unreservedly to people from all walks of life".
Graham is married and has a daughter and two step-children.
Courses of Instruction
John Markham run regular courses of instruction in Transcendental Meditation in Altrincham. Please contact John by using the "contact us" form if you have any questions or would like details of upcoming courses.