Some years ago a famous TV talk show host described Maharishi's Transcendental Meditation as 'embarassingly simple', and I've always loved that description!
Our modern lives become so complicated that to be able to find an oasis of calm within isn't really a luxury any more, it's a necessity. The simplicity of the practice makes it available to everyone, and it really doesn't matter what our experience of life has been to this point, we all need a calmer mind and the nourishment of deep physical rest.
I welcome you to find out more.
Jonathan Hinde, Certified Teacher of Transcendental Meditation
Before learning TM you will obviously want to know what it is and how it works, etc, and you also need to have a brief chat with a teacher so you can ask questions.
You can do these two steps in either order.
Please phone me on 01223 411362, Email email@example.com or fill in the contact form below where you can ask questions or suggest a time for us to chat.
You can also view a short introduction which I recorded
I am looking forward to hearing from you.
Best wishes, Jonathan
Courses of Instruction
Transcendental Meditation classes are offered by appointment in seven steps, at times convenient to you. The first 3 Steps can be taken in one session (Introductory lecture; Preparatory lecture; Personal interview). Step 4 – Personal instruction in Transcendental Meditation and steps 5, 6 and 7 must be taken over consecutive days for about 1.5 hrs each session. As part of the course fee, we provide a six-month follow up programme of regular checking and knowledge meetings, to ensure the best start and maximum benefits over time.
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.