Understanding Meditation

Everything you ever wanted to know about the what, why & how of meditation

Questions about meditation? We have answers!

In fact, this course answers everything you ever wondered about meditationand more! 

Does your mind frequently wander? It means insufficient preparation. We explain how to prepare properly and provide experiential examples.

Wish your meditation experiences felt more consequential? or consistent? It means the focus of your meditation need to be reconsidered. We provide guidance for choosing what to meditate on.

Whatever your reason for meditating, be it to manage stress, become more productive, alleviate anxiety, understand your true nature, or even experience God, understanding the principles of meditation is extremely helpful for fully experiencing its benefits and making consistent progress. 

Our pre-recorded class, Understanding Meditation, will help you overcome whatever challenges you face in meditation and set the foundation for an effective daily meditation practice.

Why This Class Is Important

Many people practice meditation, for years even, without understanding the principles, process or purposes of meditation. This results in very slow progress, a lot of frustration and wrong beliefs that meditation is difficult. Get clear and get results.

Class Details

Begins: Immediately

Duration: 6, 60-70min videos

Location: This is a pre-recorded class that can be viewed via your Student Portal, allowing you to take class wherever you are in the world
Teacher: Executive Director, Chase Bossart

Cost Investment: One-time payment of $49

What You Will Learn

In these 6 classes, Chase dives into the what, how, and why of meditation with both information and experiences in ways that will deepen your meditative experiences tremendously. This class lays a groundwork that will serve as the foundation for the rest of your meditation journey. Along with guided-meditations (in each session), here are the main topics covered:

Class 1

Why do we meditate?


Class 4

Preparing for meditation

Class 2

What is meditation?


Class 5

Definitions of meditation

Class 3

How do we meditate?


Class 6

How it all comes together

What’s Included

Class Recordings

Printable Handouts

Private Online Community

I feel light in every cell.

When doing these guided meditations I feel light in every cell, I felt my body lighten dramatically while in meditation. I feel calm and at ease now. I have a clearer view of my role and what I know.


Who This Course is For


  • Anyone wanting to learn and understand the essential principles of meditation
  • Anyone desiring to improve their mediation experience through tips and guidance
  • Yoga students looking to integrate meditation into their daily practice
  • Anyone seeking to alleviate stress through meditation

Your Instructor

Chase Bossart

Executive Director of the Yoga Well Institute, Chase has been studying Yoga, Sanskrit, eastern philosophy and religion for nearly 30 years. 

In 1991, as part of a study abroad program in Chennai, India, Chase took a semester-long course on Yoga Theory with Mr. TKV Desikachar that essentially set the direction for the rest of his life. He became a private student of Mr. Desikachar, who was his mentor and teacher for 20+ years. During that time, he spent a total of four and a half years in Chennai studying with him, his family and his senior teachers. He also had the opportunity to serve as a teacher at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram. From 2006-2012, he was the Director of Therapy and Education at the non-profit Healing Yoga Foundation in San Francisco.

His depth of knowledge on yoga and meditation are shared through practical, humorous anecdotes that translate to everyday life.

No need to worry with our 30 day, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.

Yoga Well Institute aims to provide inclusive and accessible programming for everyone. We are committed to our students and ensuring that this life-changing work is available to all. Tuition Waivers are available for individuals who require financial assistance. These waivers are offered in the form of a payment plan that considers an amount that an individual is able to afford and is reflective of their unique circumstances. We are especially committed to supporting BIPOC, LGBT+, Veterans, First Responders, and other under-represented communities. For more information and to apply, please CLICK HERE.