Meditation Training Course – Dev

Breathing Deeply
Meditation Program

PERSONAL EVOLUTION THROUGH MEDITATION & COMMUNITY

To those seeking authentic teachings for personal transformation, welcome.

The Breathing Deeply Meditation Program is a global, online community of supportive, like-minded individuals. We value kindness, transparency, respect, and dignity. Guided by our dedicated teacher, we pursue enlightenment so that we can know ourselves more fully and be more present for ourselves and those around us.

Do you find yourself wondering, how can I deepen my meditation practice? Does it feel like your lessons have only scratched the surface? Have you struggled to find teachers whose words resonate with you? Do you wish there was a community where you could ask questions and receive direct answers? If your current approach to meditation is failing to further your practice, if you can’t remember your last breakthrough, if you know that you are capable of something greater — we see you, we hear you, and we are here to help.

You are, as they say in yoga, a householder and the demands of everyday life are part of your reality. You believe in the importance of meditation, but there are times when you struggle to prioritize your practice. You wish there was a more direct approach presented by an accessible, open-minded teacher who, rather than leaning into the mysterious air of the esoteric, offered clear teachings.

An Informed, Straightforward Approach to the Sublime

Whether you are an experienced yoga practitioner seeking to deepen your practice or you are new to meditation, you are in the right place. Our unique framework and methodology offers authentic teachings for personal transformation on many levels and encourages you to prioritize your own evolution. The lessons are more interactive than directive and the program is self-paced, allowing you to evolve and expand at your own speed. Through the gift of technology, we offer the convenience of an online community without compromising connection.

Our founder Brandt Passalacqua is an approachable, compassionate teacher who is invested in his students and their practices. His lessons are meant to inform and evolve your practice and can be easily integrated into your everyday life.

Brandt’s innate ability to simplify the complex is one of the main reasons his teachings have helped countless students. As a Yoga Therapist and seeker, Brandt has been practicing and teaching since 2001. His teacher shared with him both yoga and tantric meditations as well as text study from various traditions. Brandt’s path, as given to him by his teacher, was to fuse those teachings into one coherent path. This fresh, transparent approach to ancient teachings is what you can expect to experience in the Breathing Deeply Meditation Program.

For more on Brandt’s journey, click here

Prioritize Your Meditation Practice

The Breathing Deeply Meditation Program offers a streamlined approach to teachings and methods, allowing you to discover the meditative process deeply and efficiently.

Community members have access to the following benefits:

  • Our online meditation course including video instructions and audio meditations
  • Weekly live question and answer sessions with Brandt via Zoom
  • Access to the Breathing Deeply online community via our own secure social networking site
  • Four 2.5 hour live, virtual meditation retreats per year
  • 24/7-access to recordings of all Q&A sessions, meditations, and retreats
  • Eligibility for Meditation Mentor Certification upon completion of the Personal Meditation Practice Course (click here for more information*)

Register Now

The Meditation Program tuition cost is $99 quarterly or $348 annually.

There are no extra fees or hidden costs.

Option 1

$ 99 Quarterly
  • $33/month

Option 2

$ 348 Annually
  • $29/month

As householders, time is often our most valuable commodity. In order to get the most out of your practice, consistency is key. Below is an overview of the time community members can expect to commit each quarter:

• One-to-two 20-40-minute meditations per day
• Weekly live, interactive calls
• Monthly sadhana talks
• One 2.5-hour live, virtual meditation retreat

Register now and immediately become an integral part of a spiritual community based on personal evolution, transparency, and mutual respect.

You’ll begin with techniques for grounding and tranquility and you’ll have the ability to attend a live session with Brandt and other sangha members as early as this week.

Your Meditative Journey

We understand that meditation is a personal journey. Finding the right teacher is key to your personal evolution. We invite you to sign up for a complimentary hour of contemplation with our founder, Brandt Passalacqua, so you can get to know how we practice meditation.

A Closer Look

Through program, process, and community, we work with a blend of classical and tantric techniques. You are invited to practice at home and online with consistent live interaction. Our method divides techniques into three general sections or levels of meditation.

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Learn the essential practices that will prepare your system and bring it into alignment with nature, orienting you into the space of consciousness.

Practice techniques that actively change your awareness of consciousness as it appears in your body, expand your sense of who you are, and empower your evolution.

You will bring all the meditation techniques together to integrate yourself into greater consciousness and merge with nature to achieve a greater sense of connection.

Ultimately, you are practicing in a way where all of your meditations are continually being developed while your insights and deeper understanding infuse what each practice brings. The focus is on developing a level of knowledge and comfort with each technique and practice taught, rather than a mastery of them. The teachings are presented clearly and directly, never shrouded in mysterious language, allowing you to make significant strides in a relatively short period of time.

The Breathing Deeply Meditation School is an online meditation community. Our school is open to all seekers with any experience level or from any tradition looking to expand and evolve their meditation practice.

Through program, process, and community, we work with a blend of yoga and tantric techniques both at home, online, and through consistent live interaction. Designed for householders, our meditation framework is easily understood and accessible through the gift of technology.

The Breathing Deeply Meditation Program is offered in two parts: A stand-alone Personal Meditation Practice Course and if chosen, can be followed by a Meditation Mentor Certification, which gives graduates the ability to guide others on their personal path. Our method divides techniques into three general sections or “levels” of meditation. In each, the teachings are presented clearly and directly, never shrouded in mysterious language. This lets you make enormous strides in a relatively short period of time.

Level 1: Grounding and Tranquility

Learn the essential practices that will prepare your system and bring it into alignment with nature, orienting you into the space of consciousness.

Level 2: Deeper Awareness and Pranic Activation

You will practice techniques that actively change your awareness of consciousness as it appears in your body and expands your sense of who you are and empower your evolution.

Level 3: Samadhi and Surrender

You will bring all the meditation techniques together to integrate yourself into greater consciousness and merge with nature to achieve a greater sense of connection. Ultimately, you are practicing in a way where all of your meditations are continually being worked with while your insights and deeper understanding infuse what each practice brings.

Offered as a 6-month course, the Meditation Program moves you through these three levels the with the intention that each level will be not be mastered in this timeframe, but rather provide you with complete knowledge and comfort with each technique of each practice taught. Students can always move at a slower pace that works for them.

As a Yoga Therapist and seeker, Brandt has been practicing and teaching since 2001. His personal journey serves as an inspiration to countless others and informs his compassionate, humorous, and down-to-earth teaching style.

His teacher shared with him both yoga and tantric meditations as well as text study from various traditions. Brandt’s path, as given to him by his teacher, was to fuse the teachings he was tasked to study into one coherent path. His knowledge has helped thousands move past suffering and towards their fullest potential, and his straightforward, jovial teaching style makes complicated concepts and practices accessible and practical.

Brandt has maintained a private practice for nearly 20 years integrating yoga therapy in the tradition of Krishnamacharya and Structural Yoga Therapy, Medical Massage, a variety of meditation lineages, and plain-old common sense to help people realize their goals. Working with individuals suffering from a wide range of disease and discontent, he serves both as a meditation teacher and Yoga Therapist with an emphasis on finding the most efficient practice/s for an individual’s evolution.

Brandt is dedicated to sharing teachings in a systematized and pragmatic way. He has the ability to share complex concepts in a way that most individuals can use. You will find him candid, relatable, and accessible.

For more info, read “How I Got Here” by Brandt.

The power of a meditation community is immense. Teachers are the bridge that helps you understand practices in the context of living a full, useful, connected life. A community of like-minded people made up of teachers and fellow students is the container that supports your process and propels your practice.

Collective intention leads to great transformation. Sharing experiences and understanding help us all grow in our own practice. Meditation communities are indispensable for one’s personal growth and we are honored to co-create the Breathing Deeply Meditation Community with you.

The Breathing Deeply Meditation Program is offered through an online platform. Meditation instructions are conveniently available as pre-recorded lessons that are easily accessible to all members of the program as it works for their schedules.

Connection happens through live Q&A’s, an online forum, live and online retreats, and through the Breathing Deeply Meditation social network.

The time commitment of this meditation course is designed for householders. It is expected that you have family, work, and/or other life responsibilities, so the practices offered do not take huge amounts of time. Consistency, however, is extremely important. You can expect to be meditating for 20-40 minutes 1 or 2 times per day. In addition, time for live interactive Q&A calls and self-reflection is highly recommended. Monthly sadhana talks and both online and residential meditation retreats are also available throughout the year, encouraging students to delve deeper into practice together.

Breathing Deeply Meditation Retreat

“I have meditated quite a bit and had some ‘big’ universal consciousness type experiences doing so. I tried to integrate them into regular life for about 10-15 years. Once I started studying with Brandt I made more progress with that in one year than in the previous 15 years. I tried different practices and communities but couldn’t find one that I felt comfortable in. I wanted a systematic exploration of techniques within a community to help me stay consistent with my meditation practice, even through big life shifts, when I’d tend to falter in consistency, always to my detriment.”

– Sara

Who Are You?

So many teachers have been trained to teach fantastic yoga classes. They went to yoga school to deepen their practice but there’s something missing. Personal evolution comes through meditation practice. Asana, pranayama, and basic concentration practices are the first steps on what could be a continuous blossoming into our full potential.

We all need teachers and communities to support us in our path. This community and teachings are designed to help you deepen your practice through yoga and tantric techniques. Go beyond stress reduction and mindfulness and learn how to grow your practice while accelerating your personal evolution.

Have you been looking for a meditation home? Or perhaps didn’t even know you were searching until now. We invite you to become a part of a community of like-minded yogis who are interested in supporting each other in evolution. Join the amazing Breathing Deeply Meditation Community.

As a yoga practitioner, your curiosity about the deepening of personal yoga practice is inherent. On this path, you have begun to discover so much. You have experienced more peace and joy in your life and want to know more. Meditation is the most potent practice in yoga. Meditation Is Yoga. Yoga is so much more – a seasoned teacher, a supportive community, with some consistency can take your practice to new levels. Find new areas of love and expansion while staying grounded. We are all meant to know ourselves fully – join this amazing community and be supported in your personal evolution.

You came to meditation seeking something. Maybe it was to find more peace inside yourself? To quell anxiety? To be happier? If you’ve been meditating for a while you know that there is more to meditating than just these reasons. If you’ve been meditating regularly you’ve probably found it useful in some way and if you are reading this, you probably haven’t found your perfect path yet. All meditators need a method, a teacher, and a community. These three components are invaluable, allowing us to be held in our practice while progressing to realize our fullest potential. The Breathing Deeply Program is designed to accelerate your progress with clear teachings and access to teachers within a supportive community. Becoming part of our community, you can know that your evolution is supported. Your questions get answered directly, the teachings are given with clarity, and like-minded students and teachers help each other find their own personal freedom.

No yoga or meditation experience necessary! Honestly, we wish we had started in this school. The Breathing Deeply Meditation Program has streamlined teachings and methods in a way that will allow you to discover the meditative process deeply and efficiently. Our founder and headteacher is experienced working with people from many backgrounds and the teachings presented are accessible for all. We strive to make sure that you are supported and all of your questions are answered as in an integral part of your learning process. Meditation has so many benefits and we want you to have access to everything you need in a simple format. Learn ancient teachings that have been reworked to be suitable for westerners that have work and/or family obligations with a desire to be happier, healthier, and become more realized individuals. Join us in this collective intention.

Next Steps

Register here for the Breathing Deeply Meditation Program and immediately become an integral part of a spiritual community based on personal evolution, transparency, and mutual respect.

You’ll begin with Level 1 techniques for grounding and tranquility and you’ll have the ability to attend a live session with Brandt and other sangha members as early as this week.

The Meditation Program tuition cost is $99 quarterly or $348 annually.

Option 1

$ 99 Quarterly
  • $33/month

Option 2

$ 348 Annually
  • $29/month

Program Includes:

  • Online meditation course including video instructions and audio meditations
  • Live Q & A’s with Brandt via Zoom
  • Access to our own online community via our own social networking site. 
  • 4 x 2.5 hour live virtual meditation retreats per year
  • All Q&As, meditations and retreats are recorded and accessible 24/7

Frequently Asked Questions

The time commitment for this meditation course is designed for people with busy lives. It is expected that you have family, work, and/or other life responsibilities, so the practices offered do not take huge amounts of time. Consistency, however, is extremely important. You can expect to be meditating for 20-40 minutes 1 or 2 times per day. In addition, time for live interactive Q&A calls and self-reflection is highly recommended. Monthly sadhana talks and both online and residential meditation retreats are also available throughout the year, encouraging students to delve deeper into practice together.

You do not need to know much about meditation or have a meditation practice to join our program. You do however need a sincere and motivated desire to know yourself and practice regularly to gain the benefits of practice.

Absolutely not. Our teaching is based in yoga and tantra traditions but they are designed for all people. You will not be asked in any way to adopt or change your current faith-based practices. Yoga is accessible to all regardless of culture or belief system. There is some chanting in this course and it may be modified or skipped to match your faith-based needs.

The main teachings are based on expanding awareness and finding the oneness and understanding the similarities in diverse teachings. Brandt’s main teacher taught him both yoga and tantra techniques and this program is an offering of these concepts through his lens of practice, fusing key practices and teachings that he has been given. His work is also influenced by years of meditation mentoring and work as a yoga therapist helping individuals expand consciousness and find stability in practice.

This is a big question! The short answer is that we are here to know ourselves more fully and be more present for ourselves and those around us.

No. Each one of us is an independent thinker and spiritual support comes from many places. No one is required to see anyone as “above” themselves. We are committed to providing a safe environment for all students to practice and expand their knowledge.

They are currently held on Fridays at 12:30pm EST with one on Wednesday evening per month at 8:30pm EST (dates public to community 3 months out). The remote retreats are offered quarterly, so 4/year, seasonally. Meditation Q&As are currently held at 12:30pm EST and on one Wednesday evening per month at 8:30pm EST. Community members receive 3 months notice of monthly session dates. The remote retreats are offered once each quarter.

You are eligible to apply to our Meditation Mentor program after being enrolled in our meditation community for 6 months.  

Absolutely! The course is designed in two parts for this reason. Many of us wish to deepen our practice and evolve, but that does not in any way mean that we want to be a meditation teacher or “mentor”. If this is the case for you, we invite you to join the Meditation Program.

Online retreats are included with your subscription. Live residential retreats require separate registration.

Meditation Program tuition is charged quarterly or yearly and includes the online material and online community and retreat sessions. There are no extra fees. (If you choose to attend a residential retreat you will be billed for it separately.) You are charged quarterly or yearly and that includes the online material, online community, and online retreats. There are no extra fees. (The live retreats are billed separately for those that choose to attend.)

Sure. Check out Brandt’s one hour practice here:

 

You can’t fall behind, ever! The course is self-paced and designed to support your practice indefinitely.

Students with a sincere interest in mentoring others can apply for our Mentor Training Program after 6 months participation in the meditation community (Program).

Meditation Mentor Certification

Once enrolled in the Meditation Program, you become eligible to get certified as a Breathing Deeply Meditation Mentor. Joining the Mentor Certification Program might be your plan from the beginning of enrollment, but it is not until you are steeped in the practices that you will really know if your next steps are to teach others in this way. Click here for more information about becoming a Breathing Deeply Meditation Mentor. No matter where your meditation path takes you, we look forward to meeting you soon. 

Is This Meditation
Program Right for Me?

Maybe you’re a yoga teacher whose practice is missing something. Perhaps you’re a yoga practitioner or meditator who has gotten a taste of what mindfulness can bring to your life and you want more. Or maybe you’re an inquisitive intellectual who wants to find peace or quell anxiety inside yourself. Maybe you would like to just be happier. The Breathing Deeply Meditation Program and community serves as a spiritual home for meditators of all backgrounds and experience levels.

Have you been looking for…

A program that offers clear teachings from accessible teachers within the container of a supportive community?

A meditation program that works with your busy schedule and allows you to practice at your own pace?

The opportunity to be a healthier, happier, more realized individual, without neglecting the obligations of everyday life?

A candid take on ancient teachings that makes them easy to understand and apply to a Western mentality?

A way to accelerate your progress and help you realize your full potential?

Streamlined teachings and methods that allow you to deepen your meditation practice and gain greater access to all of the benefits that meditation has to offer?

The Breathing Deeply Meditation Program offers all of this and more. From the moment you register you will immediately become an integral part of our spiritual community. Our online platform is easily accessible and user-friendly. You‚ll also have the ability to attend a live session with Brandt and other sangha members as early as this week.

Get ready to experience your next meditation breakthrough.

How Do I Become a
Meditation Mentor?

If, after being enrolled in our meditation community for six months, you feel called to guide others on their personal path, we invite you to apply to our Meditation Mentor Certification Program. While we recognize that being a meditation mentor is not for everyone, we designed this course in two parts so that those who wish to pursue this path can easily continue on their journey.

It all starts with the Breathing Deeply Meditation Program.

If you have a sincere and motivated desire to know yourself and practice regularly, but can’t articulate why you haven’t been able to make that happen, we invite you to sign up for a complimentary hour of contemplation with our founder, Brandt Passalacqua.

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