Meditation AMA Part 1

I recently sent an email to my mailing list which asked listeners to submit their questions about meditation. This episode is the first part of an occasional series in which I answer several listener questions at a time. I discuss the following in this inaugural episode:

• Do I need a meditation teacher?
• Is there a correct or incorrect way to meditate?
• What would I share with people in an hour long class?

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