Studying Philosophy, Student Questions & Working as a Meditation Mentor


Welcome to episode 67 of The Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy and Meditation podcast.

In today’s episode, we are sharing a clip from a live Q&A that Brandt facilitated with students inside the Breathing Deeply Meditation Mentor Certification Program.

In this episode, Brandt’s discussion covers how philosophical texts and personal practice work together, studying meditation philosophy, advice on approaching students’ questions, how to deal with a student who is very restless and the intake process for new mentees.

This episode is full of golden nuggets for anyone wanting to guide others through their personal evolution using meditation as a tool!

Brandt facilitates live Q&A sessions for all members of our meditation certification program!

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This episode covers:

  • How much personal practice vs study of philosophical texts is needed as a meditation mentor?
  • Will we ever fully understand all of the meditation philosophy?
  • What should I do if I don’t know the answer to a student’s question?
  • What feedback can I give a student who wants to move a lot during meditation?
  • What is the intake process for meditation mentorship?
Breathing Deeply · Q&A – Philosophy, Student Questions, Moving During Meditation & Being A Meditation Mentor – Q&A

Breathing Deeply is a Yoga Therapy and Meditation School, founded by lead teacher Brand Passalacqua in 2014. We hold online and in-person Yoga Therapy Foundations and IAYT accredited Advanced Programs and retreats along with Meditation Programs, including online meditation teacher training and certification and holistic weight loss with Being At Peace with Food.

Breathing Deeply is made up of an active and thriving community of yogis, caregivers, therapists, teachers, medical professionals, parents & children with the same intention—to serve others, lessen suffering, and co-create a new paradigm in wellness.

Info Session

Brandt talks about common questions applicants have about the Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy Program. Tune in to get the full program details.