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with Rev. Paraman Barsel, Rev. Lakshmi Barsel, Ph.D.

A calm and focused mind can achieve anything, and the beautiful science of meditation provides perfect tools for that calm and focus.





• Soothes the mind and reduces stress

• Brings you in touch with the peace within

• Provides spiritual, emotional and physiological benefits

• Enables you to become the master of your own mind

• Is profound, simple, easy to learn and quickly rewarding



In this workshop, you will learn:

• How to meditate

• Ways to use meditation in various situations

• A variety of techniques to enhance your meditation

Regardless of your previous experience, you will go home with the knowledge and inspiration to develop clarity, calmness and concentration that lead to self-mastery.

Basic Meditation the Key to Everything at Yogaville (2)Rev. Paraman Barsel has served as Director of the Washington, D.C. and New York Integral Yoga® Institutes and as President of Yogaville®-West in California and Yogaville-East in Connecticut. One of Integral Yoga’s most humorous, lively and insightful speakers, he has taught all aspects of Yoga for over thirty-five years. He was one of the original designers and instructors of Integral Yoga Basic Hatha Teacher Training and has taught Raja Yoga Teacher Training, and beginning and advanced Raja Yoga, Jnana Yoga and meditation workshops.


Rev. Lakshmi Barsel, Ph.D., has taught Integral Yoga to people of all ages and walks of life for over thirty years. Besides teaching classes in Gentle Yoga, Hatha Yoga I & II, meditation and pranayama, and serving as spiritual director for silent retreats, Lakshmi teaches specialized teacher trainings, such as Raja Yoga and Meditation teacher trainings, and on-going scripture classes on the Bhagavad Gita and the Thirukkural. She has a Ph.D. in Linguistic Anthropology and presently serves as the Yogaville Director of Program Development and Advertising.



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