Right From the Start

Course (RFS)

Learn to meditate from the very beginning with step-by-step guidance and techniques to progress towards becoming a steady meditator.


Where to

What you'll learn

  • Function of postures and how it supports meditation practice

  • Defining meditation and its Purpose

  • Common Misconceptions and avoiding pitfalls in the practice

  • Guiding meditation and introduction to awareness

  • How to Start your Practice

  • Mindfulness - common misconceptions and arriving at the Right Mindfulness

  • Foundations of Mindfulness - an introduction

  • Obstacles and challenges in the practice and the role of defilements

  • Four Applications of Practice

  • The Steps to become a Steady practitioner

Course Description

The "Right From The Start" (RFS) program is an introductory course in meditation designed for yogis new to the Nirodha style of teaching which is personalized to each individual yogi. The course includes basic concepts including awareness, mindfulness, postures for meditation and challenges in the practice.  Attendance in all the sessions is mandatory if you intend to finish the course.


Beginner to Meditation


Where to Begin

Right From the Start

Beginner Class

Beginner FAQ

Meditation Classes

Regular Class

Dhammapada Class

Sutta Class

Classes FAQ

Meditation Guidance 



Online Logbook

Weekly Classes

Phone Guidance

Guidance FAQ

Supporting the Cause



Support FAQ

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