Find a meditation class in South San Francisco, CA

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Top 10 meditation classes in South San Francisco, CA

Students agree: these South San Francisco meditation classes are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Susan Topf Yoga Health And Wellness

Susan Topf Yoga Health And Wellness

Offers online services
17+ years in business
Serves South San Francisco, CA
Bob B. says, "She really allows people to work at their own level. At 68 i am the oldest person in the class and the least limber. She gets you in a good state for meditation. she also designs changes to a yoga pose that I can do. Her aroma therapy adds a good aspect to the class. Good stretching especially hamstrings She is real friendly to all in the class and wants to know our name. Many returnees to her restorative yoga class" Read more
Bala Yoga

Bala Yoga

Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves South San Francisco, CA
Raissa S. says, "Carla is so kind and friendly. It was my first time having an yoga class and I felt so good. I had such an amazing experience!" Read more
Onelightsystem OLS

Onelightsystem OLS

Top Pro
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves South San Francisco, CA
Jennifer H. says, "One Light System has a great structure of doing meditation. It effectively changes the flow of my daily life. Highly recommended! " Read more
Yoga Inspired Life

Yoga Inspired Life

Offers online services
15+ years in business
Serves South San Francisco, CA
Andrea H. says, "Casey is the best yoga teacher I’ve ever had! She eases you into poses and makes sure your thinking about your tiny inner movements to keep you in alignment and safe from injury. All that wonderful guidance and knowledge is presented in humor and I have found myself giggling throughout every class. My mother and I are very different fitness levels and we equally enjoy her classes. She is such a warm, bubbly person I can’t recommend her classes enough!" Read more
Haleli ॐ Yoga

Haleli ॐ Yoga

Offers online services
Serves South San Francisco, CA
Monica N. says, "Haleli has a calming voice and presence that motivates as she guides you through the asanas. Her vinyasa flow is challenging yet the time flies by! I love attending her classes!" Read more

Your meditation questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do meditation classes cost near me?

Meditation classes cost $15 to $30 per person for a group session. One-on-one sessions cost $60 to $150 per hour for a more individualized experience. Some teachers offer online virtual classes for groups or individuals with ongoing monthly plans.

Higher prices apply for supplemental add-ons to enhance meditation, such as aromatherapy or sound baths with Tibetan singing bowls.

What should you expect at a meditation class?

Meditation classes typically start with an introductory talk. Then everyone closes their eyes and sits still. Classes can include a simple guided breathing technique to reduce stress and tension. If it's a guided meditation session, then the teacher speaks each instruction for focusing.

Note: The length of the silent pauses during the class will vary depending on the technique and style. Some meditation classes are in complete silence from beginning to end. Afterward, there may be a questions and answer session and light refreshments.

Why should you go to a meditation class?

Benefits from going to a mediation class include:

  • Reducing stress and releasing mental tension
  • Increasing self-awareness
  • Enhancing creativity and imagination
  • Promoting mental clarity by focusing on the present moment
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Decreasing anxiety
  • Helping to relieve depression
  • Boosting personal and spiritual growth

How long is a meditation class?

Most meditation classes last for 30 to 60 minutes. Longer classes on meditation retreats typically have a short break in between for bathroom trips and stretching your legs.

How do you prepare for a meditation class?

Do prepare for a meditation class by taking a bathroom break, drinking some water, and doing a few gentle stretches to get into a comfortable sitting posture.

Do not eat a large meal or drink alcohol less than 2 hours before class because these things can make you fall asleep when trying to meditate. Having a lot of caffeine before a meditation class can make it harder to sit still.

What do you bring to a meditation class?

Things to bring to a meditation class include:

  • A change of comfortable clothing if you're coming from the office
  • A meditation pillow, yoga mat, or bench to sit on
  • An eye mask if the lighting is distracting
  • A journal and pen to track insights

Tip: Ask the meditation center or teacher beforehand about which items they have available.

What should you wear to a meditation class?

The ideal clothing to wear for a meditation class is comfortable clothing that lets you to breathe easily and sit on the floor or stretch a little. Loose-fitting clothing is ideal.

What classes complement meditation classes?

Yoga classes complement meditation classes since the postures prepare the body and mind for meditation. Yoga classes cost $15 to $25 per group class while a private lesson costs $30 to $70 per class. Tai Chi classes also help focus the mind for meditation.

How do I find a meditation class near me?

When searching for a nearby meditation class, first decide which type of meditation you are interested in. Then compare class fees and read their reviews on Google and Lessons. After booking, keep a copy of the refund policy and terms and conditions for your records.

What questions do I ask meditation teachers?

  • How long have you been teaching?
  • Have you taken any meditation retreats or courses, and if so, where were you trained?
  • What is the minimum experience required for a meditation teacher here?
  • Which type of meditation do you teach?
  • Do you have chairs available if I can't sit on the ground?
  • Are private guided meditations and coaching available online?
  • How long will the class take, and how many people attend?
  • Are your classes affiliated with religious beliefs?
  • Do you offer refunds if I don’t like the class?
  • Can I get a discount if I book multiple classes or a meditation retreat?
  • Do you offer any support or answer questions between classes?
  • What happens during one of your classes?
  • What should I bring to the class, and do you have lockers to store my things?

Reviews for South San Francisco meditation classes

Recent success stories from people in the South San Francisco area.
Carla is a very qualified professional with a very good vibe! When I took the first class I couldn't breathe properly and I didn't have the strength and focus to perform the postures, however, after Carla's special care and dedication, today I can go beyond what I thought I could and I'm very happy for that. What I like most about her classes is that she is always attentive to my postures and willing to correct them. At the end of the class, I feel peace and determination to continue. 🙏
Bala Yoga
It made me very discplined especially in managing my life.
onelightsystem OLS
Casey is my favorite yoga teacher I’ve ever had. She was my teacher when I initially started practicing yoga. I’ve had teachers that have made me feel like I should be able to do something that my body was not yet capable of, but Casey always made every pose so accessible. She gives you options for how to modify the pose, while also coming around to physically help you into the correct position, without it being too much too fast. She has such a cheerful, friendly, and open personality and is wonderful at making everyone feel welcome. I can’t say enough wonderful things about Casey as a yoga instructor.
Yoga Inspired Life
Alice S.
Haleli has a gentle approach and recognizes that everyone arrives on their mats with different life experiences. She acknowledges our individualities and yet, is able to connect with everyone. Haleli has wonderful energy and you can feel the love she has for yoga. Every class I have taken from her has been enlightening. I have learned so much about myself through each class.
Haleli ॐ Yoga
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