4 meditation classes to help calm your busy mind

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Highlights: Meditation can do more than just quiet the mind. Explore these four meditation classes and discover the path to a calmer, happier you.
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Sages, yogis, and monks know it. A good number of celebrities and high-powered CEOs know it. Vishen, the founder of Mindvalley, knows it.

Now, you’ll know it: Meditation is the well-known secret that can help tame your mental mosh pit and help you find a little zen. And ultimately, it helps transform how you engage in the world.

As Vishen says, “Your soul isn’t here to achieve; your soul is here to grow.” 

So what’s the step you can take to do so? Two words: meditation classes.

And Mindvalley’s got a great list for you to check out.

6 Phase Meditation Quest

There are few (or perhaps none) free meditation classes that have been turned into a book. But that’s exactly what Vishen has done for the 6 Phase Meditation.

This revolutionary approach to meditation helps you achieve what modern sages and top performers call a state of superhuman performance. It’s been adopted by US Open champions, Grammy winners, and elite athletes, proving its effectiveness in real high-pressure situations.

In just 20 minutes a day, this free quest guides you through a process that transforms your daily experiences and enhances your emotional, intellectual, and spiritual well-being.

About the trainer: Vishen, the founder of Mindvalley, is a New York Times best-selling author and speaker renowned for redefining modern education and exploring human potential. His innovative methods for personal and professional growth are celebrated globally, making him an influential figure in wellness and productivity.

Class duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

What you’ll learn:

  • The six phases of meditation to cultivate inner peace, focus, and achieve goals.
  • The transformative power of the guided meditations designed to activate each phase.
  • Techniques for releasing negativity and cultivating positive emotions like gratitude and compassion.
  • How to harness the power of visualization to achieve your goals.
  • Practical tools and strategies to establish a sustainable meditation habit.

What students are saying: It is a six-phase guided meditation narrated by Vishen Lakhiani that traverses consciousness, gratitude, forgiveness, three-year aspirations, visualization of one’s perfect day, etc.” — Miguel, songwriter; Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Mastering Altered States for Problem-Solving & Performance Masterclass

This is another of Vishen’s online meditation classes, where he will introduce you to the profound capabilities of your mind by accessing different brainwave states, including Alpha, Theta, and Delta.

Mastering Altered States for Problem-Solving & Performance uses the Silva Method to unlock states of deep creativity and intuitive guidance. This free masterclass is designed to help you overcome life’s blocks and harness the power of your subconscious to propel you towards your goals.

When you’re able to tap into these altered states, you can solve complex problems as well as enhance your creativity to achieve personal and professional success.

About the trainer: Vishen is the founder of Mindvalley and a certified Silva instructor, having trained millions using this method. His expertise in personal growth and mind empowerment has transformed the lives of students worldwide, making him a leading figure in meditation and mind expansion.

Class duration: 32 minutes

What you’ll learn:

  • How accessing different brainwave frequencies can unlock hidden potential.
  • A practical technique to enter an alpha state of mind for enhanced focus and creativity.
  • How to tap into your intuition to solve challenges and make better decisions.
  • The power of altered states to set powerful goals and achieve them with greater clarity.
  • Methods to leverage altered states for personal growth and positive change.

What students are saying:Experiencing the Silva techniques, rather than just hearing people talk about it, is very powerful. It’s like the difference between seeing a travelogue about the Grand Canyon and personally standing on the edge of it… Silva demonstrates that there is no limit to what the mind can do.” — Robert Stiller, president and CEO of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and Forbes Magazine’s 2001 Entrepreneur of the Year; U.S.A.

A woman meditating in a class outdoors

Meditation for Super Performance Masterclass

Our happiness exists in one place, and that is inside of you,” says Emily Fletcher. She makes a great point—research shows that mindfulness can make you feel better overall, reduce anxiety and negative emotions, and help you better manage your behavior.

What’s great about this free masterclass, led by Emily herself, is that it’s designed so that you can integrate mindfulness through meditation to enhance your performance. She debunks common myths about this practice and introduces techniques for your busy mind.

It’s one of the highly recommended meditation classes for beginners. But if you’re at a more advanced level, you, too, can benefit from the transformative strategies.

About the trainer: Emily Fletcher is a world-renowned meditation expert who has brought her expertise to top institutions like Google and Harvard. After transforming her own life through meditation, she developed the Ziva Meditation technique, blending ancient practices with modern science to help others achieve high performance.

Class duration: 1 hour 17 minutes

What you’ll learn:

  • Common misconceptions that might be holding you back.
  • Specific meditation techniques that fit into your hectic schedule and support mental clarity and focus.
  • Insights into social dynamics to improve your interpersonal relations through unique, interactive mindfulness training practices.
  • How to use your inner potential to adapt smoothly to life’s challenges and demands.
  • A short but powerful meditation that you can incorporate into your daily routine for stress relief and energy boosts.

What students are saying:The M Word program gave me certainty, reason, acknowledgment, bliss, and significantly more. It gave me my life back.” — Areebah Arsheen, student; Delhi, India

Quantum Jumping Quest

“Quantum jumping” isn’t one of the many meditation terms per se. However, it does require you to use relaxation techniques to project your consciousness across the multiverse to meet and learn from alternate versions of yourself. Additionally, it can be a form of inner exploration, which is an essential part of meditation.

This particular program, based on Burt Goldman’s pioneering work, teaches you how to unlock new skills, gain unique insights, and fundamentally change your approach to personal growth and achievement.

As Burt says, “Quantum jumping is the gateway to the ultimate you.”

Look at it this way: Imagine being a version of yourself with the skills and experiences you desire. For instance, you effortlessly land your dream job, play the guitar like a pro, speak fluent French, or inspire others with your confidence.

That’s how quantum jumping, through an advanced visualization method, can help you.

About the trainer: The late Burt Goldman was a revered figure in spiritual teaching and mind science. Over the decades, he developed quantum jumping, drawing from his deep knowledge of meditation, hypnosis, and visualization to help people access their untapped potential.

Class duration: 27 hours (sign up for a free Mindvalley account and get a sneak peek of the first few lessons)

What you’ll learn:

  • Acquire and enhance skills from your alternate selves, be it in art, business, or personal wellness.
  • Innovative solutions to life’s challenges by consulting versions of yourself who have already conquered similar obstacles.
  • A wellspring of creativity by exploring the experiences of your alternate selves in various universes.
  • How to set and achieve ambitious personal and professional goals by harnessing the knowledge and confidence of your successful alternates.
  • Understand your desires and fears better by confronting and integrating the lessons learned from multiple versions of yourself.

What students are saying:I had so much doubt in me and my future until I practiced [the] quantum jumping technique. Now, I have answers to all the questions, there is no uncertainty in life. Everything is certain, and everything is possible.” — Rojina Ranjit, executive coach; Boston, United States

FAQ

What are the benefits of meditation classes?

Meditation is a great way to center yourself and be present. There are many options—from guided with a teacher to virtual meditation classes—that you can choose from based on what you feel is best for you.

But what can you gain from it? Here’s a list of benefits from participating in regular meditation classes:

  • Reduces stress
  • Improves concentration
  • Enhances emotional health
  • Increase overall happiness

How much do meditation classes cost?

The cost of meditation classes, specifically in the U.S., can vary widely based on several factors. This includes the location, the expertise of the instructor, and the type of class offered. 

Here’s a general breakdown to give you an idea of what’s available out there:

  • Free options: There are plenty of apps and online platforms that offer free introductory classes or sessions. For example, some free meditation apps provide guided sessions that are accessible to anyone with a smartphone or internet connection.
  • Low-cost options: Community centers, libraries, and some yoga studios might offer meditation classes at a reduced cost or on a donation basis. Prices in these settings can range from $5 to $20 per session.
  • Standard classes: Many dedicated meditation studios and wellness centers offer drop-in rates or monthly memberships. The fees typically range from $10 to $25 per class, depending on the studio and location.
  • Premium options: If you’re opting for more high-end studios or classes taught by highly renowned instructors or specialized programs, you may be looking at paying fees that are significantly more. These can range from $50 per session up to several hundred dollars for intensive workshops or retreats.

Ultimately, whichever meditation classes you take are based on what you’re looking for and your budget.

What is the best type of meditation for me?

There’s no single “best” type of meditation; the ideal one really depends on your individual preferences and goals.

With that being said, there are some more popular ones you can consider: 

  • Mindfulness meditation focuses on bringing your awareness to the present moment without judgment.
  • Mantra meditation involves silently repeating a word or phrase to quiet the mind and achieve a state of focus.
  • Guided meditation uses an instructor’s voice to lead you through a visualization or focus exercise.

The best way to find the right meditation for you is to experiment with different techniques. Many virtual meditation classes or free meditation apps offer a variety of styles to help you discover your perfect fit.

Unlock your brilliance within

Whether you’re seeking relaxation, improved focus, or a deeper spiritual connection, there’s one practice that would be a great place to start. It’s called the 6 Phase Meditation Quest.

[The 6 Phase Meditation] is for those of you who lead busy lives, those of you who may believe you have ADD, those of you who are entrepreneurs, those whose minds are always racing, those of you who are professional sports people, those of you who are creators whose minds are always creating,” says Vishen.

Not only will you learn effective meditation techniques, but this program “brings an elegant balance, beauty, efficiency, and power to your beautiful minds.”

Ready to step into your greatness? Check out the 6 Phase Meditation for free on Mindvalley.

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Tatiana Azman

Tatiana Azman

Tatiana Azman is the SEO content editor for Mindvalley and a certified life coach. With a background in spa and wellness as well as having gone through a cancer experience, she's constantly on the lookout for natural, effective ways that help with one's overall well-being.
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Tatiana Azman

Tatiana Azman is the SEO content editor for Mindvalley and a certified life coach. With a background in spa and wellness as well as having gone through a cancer experience, she's constantly on the lookout for natural, effective ways that help with one's overall well-being.
Vishen, founder and CEO of Mindvalley
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Vishen is an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, New York Times best-selling author, and founder and CEO of Mindvalley: a global education movement with millions of students worldwide.

He is the creator of Mindvalley Quests, A-Fest, Mindvalley University, and various other platforms to help shape lives in the field of personal transformation. He has led Mindvalley to enter and train Fortune 500 companies, governments, the UN, and millions of people around the world.

Vishen’s work in personal growth also extends to the public sector, as a speaker and activist working to evolve the core systems that influence our lives—including education, work culture, politics, and well-being.

Emily Fletcher - Trainer
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Emily Fletcher is the trainer of Mindvalley’s The M Word Quest. As one of the world’s leading experts in meditation for heightened performance and one of the top 100 women in wellness to watch, she has been featured on The New York Times, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Vogue, and ABC, and shared her life-changing meditative practices at Apple and Google, and Harvard Business School. Teaching 40,000 people the skill of meditation, she is also well known as a successful international speaker and author. Her best-selling book, “Stress Less, Accomplish More,” hit #7 on Amazon and was translated into 12 languages.

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The late Burt Goldman is the trainer of Mindvalley’s Quantum Jumping Quest. He was a renowned meditation master, spiritual coach, and mind-power expert with a body of work spanning over half a century. A student of Paramahansa Yogananda and Jose Silva, he quickly rose up to become the world’s #1 instructor of The Silva Method, the pioneering mind empowerment movement that has transformed millions of lives worldwide.

As a personal growth teacher, Burt wrote numerous best-sellers, created a vast curriculum of transformational programs, and shared his groundbreaking techniques on various world stages. Quantum jumping is perhaps his most iconic methodology of all time, having done experiments with it on himself at the age of 80+.

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