Last updated: 29th October 2020


Free introductory courses are held regularly and consist of three half-day workshops held on alternate Sundays 10.30am – 1pm (N.B. these are live meetings, not online). Please see the Activities page for brief details or here for a full synopsis of the course.

BOOKINGS for the Dhyana Yoga course:  email [email protected], specify which course and provide your full name. You will receive a confirmation within 24 hours which will include a link to joining instructions with course-specific information, including details of the Covid-19 protocol.

Booking a course involves a commitment to three Sunday mornings on alternate weeks. Please do not book until/unless you are sure that you are available for all three modules.

PLEASE NOTE that the workshop on 29th November is for existing students only, it is not open to newcomers.

Course identifierDates (all Sundays 10.30am - 1pm)
Course 4/20[18th October], 1st & 15th November
Mudras & Pranayama workshop29th November 10.30am - 1pm
Course 1/2117th & 31st January, 14th February
Course 2/21[Dates to be confirmed]
Email to book a course[email protected]

Returning students wishing to attend the whole course as a refresher or just re-do one particular module should email Alan Perry or discuss in person.


In addition to the meetings and courses being held at 50 Gloucester Place, sessions are also taking place on the Zoom platform as below, open to all Centre members and current students.

Future sessions on ZoomDate & time (duration approx. 1 hour)
Dhyana practiceTuesday 3rd November @ 7pm
Dhyana practiceSunday 8th November @ 10.30am
Open ForumThursday 12th November @ 7pm
Dhyana practiceTuesday 17th November @ 7pm
Click link to join meetings

INTERMEDIATE MEDITATION:  Ramakrishna Group (Tuesdays and Saturdays 7pm)

The Tuesday and Saturday sessions are tuition groups from 7pm – 8.30pm with two periods of silent meditation, both around 30 minutes. As on-going classes, these sessions are open to Centre members and associates only plus those who have attended/are attending the beginners’ course (booking is required at present).

ADVANCED MEDITATION: Lahiri Group (Mondays 7.30pm)

This is a private meditation group for more experienced members of the Dhyana Centre. Meetings are held in Crystal Palace every Monday and attendance is by invitation only. [NOT CURRENTLY OPERATING]

OM HEALING: every Friday 8pm

Please see the OM Healing page.    [NOT CURRENTLY OPERATING]

MEDITATION RETREATS: occasional Sundays 12 – 6pm

One day silent meditation retreats are held at the Theosophical Society’s premises in central London three times a year (New Year, Easter and late summer). Intended for DC members, associates and current students only, these retreats are not open to the general public.

If you wish to attend but have not previously been to one of these retreats, please consult with the Centre by email.

Future retreats will be held on…

  Easter Sunday, 4th April ? 
  Sunday, 29th August ?




Free of charge: the Dhyana Centre is run as a community service and all its activities are free of charge. It is funded entirely by voluntary donations from its members and students, and attendees are invited to contribute according to their means.