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LEARN VEDIC MEDITATION with Mercedes Garrido

Course options: Oct 29th - Nov 1st // Nov 9th - Nov 12th

Each course includes:

  • A one-on-one personal starter session with Mercedes, scheduled at a time of your convenience. 

  • 3 consecutive days of 1 hour classes in a group setting, which you can attend in person at Uma Center or via Zoom.

Vedic meditation is a simple technique that helps the mind and body process stress on a cellular level effortlessly. If you can think, you can meditate. The Vedic technique does not require focus, concentration or any background in yoga. Vedic meditation is designed for people living busy lives.


Some of Vedic meditation's benefits include better nights rest / alleviates insomnia; reduces anxiety and depression; clarity; more energy; happiness / bliss; feeling balance and harmony.

If you'd like to learn more about the technique or ask your questions directly to Mercedes, sign up to our 
1 hour FREE INTRODUCTION TALK on October 19th at 6:30pm !
(This event can be attended either in person or via Zoom)

Mercedes Garrido has been practicing and teaching meditation for over ten years. She teaches a technique named Vedic Meditation, which is the most ancient form of meditation.  Through this technique Mercedes has helped people all over the world transform their lives.  If you can think, you can meditate. 


Originally from New York City with a Cuban-Italian heritage, prior to teaching, Mercedes held senior positions within both financial services and the start-up communities. It was during her days in finance that Mercedes learned Vedic Meditation.  Realizing the positive impact meditation made in her day to day life, Mercedes felt inspired to become a teacher and share the technique with others. 


Mercedes holds an MBA and MS in Marketing from Johns Hopkins University, as well as a BA in International Relations from American University, Washington, D.C. 


WELL BEING WORKSHOP with Sylvie Bruandet

Saturday November 7th, 9:30am - 5pm // $70 on zoom - $100 in person

New spiritual psychology & meditation in movement with Yoga of Samara :

  • The double nature of the human being, or the essence and the personality of the human being

  • Meditation in movement with the Yoga of Samara to taste moments of serenity, peace and harmony

  • Euphonic meditation of energetic harmonization to harmonize the energy in our body, our emotions and thoughts