Training and Workshops with Deb

Deb Phelps, C.MI, MMT, E-RYT500, LVCYT, YACEP has been a guiding force in the realm of mindfulness and meditation since 1980. With a deep-seated commitment to personal growth, healing, and holistic well-being, Deb has not only trained as a Mindfulness Coach, Sound Energy Practitioner, and Yoga Specialist but has also faced and overcome personal challenges that now inspire the dedication to help others. Whether it’s stress, anxiety, grief, PTSD, or the quest for a purpose-driven life, Deb’s mission is to guide individuals towards inner peace and joy.

As an E-RYT 500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) and a YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider), Deb’s vast experience goes beyond just qualifications. This unwavering commitment to excellence in yoga and meditation education and teaching is further highlighted by the accreditation of the Peaceful Wellness Institute with the International Mindfulness and Meditation Alliance.

With over 44 years of deep meditation practice and insightful instruction, Deb offers a genuinely student-focused approach. Each session is personalized to support every individual in reaching their unique aspirations and goals. This extensive experience, combined with a heartfelt connection to each student, ensures sessions that not only inspire and empower but also foster profound inner peace and tranquility. By creating a nurturing and judgment-free environment, Deb encourages everyone to unlock the transformative potential of meditation.

Join Deb in this journey and delve into an experience backed by passion, internationally recognized expertise, and the profound benefits of mindfulness. Let the transformative power of meditation guide you to a happier and healthier life.

Trainings for Students:

  • Various workshops and trainings are available for students at a beginner, intermediate, or advanced level of meditation.
  • Upcoming:
    • The Inner Odyssey: A 4-Week Journey Through Meditation

Trainings for Teachers:

  • Trainings are available live online and via self-study courses. CE’s are available for registered yoga teachers with Yoga Alliance.
  • Upcoming: 
    • Elevate Your Meditation Guiding Skills
    • Healing Rest: Learn to Use Sound Healing with Yoga Nidra Meditation Training (details soon)

Online Self-Study Courses:

  • Online self-study courses and trainings are available for students, teachers and aspiring teachers at our Peaceful Wellness Institute website. CE’s are available for Yoga Alliance.

Upcoming Trainings

For Teachers and Leaders

Elevate Your Meditation Guiding Skills: One-Day Intensive

  • Date: Saturday, October 14th, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm CST
  • Venue: Zoom

Description: A holistic exploration into meditation guidance, this training offers modules on:

  • Anatomy of a Guided Meditation
  • Voice and Tone Mastery
  • Creating Safe and Inclusive Spaces
  • Personalizing and Adapting Meditations
  • Dealing with Distractions
  • Hands-on Practice Sessions
  • Integration of Technology and Music for Recording Meditations

Ideal for both novices and experienced meditation leaders aiming to hone their skills. Engage in practical sessions, benefit from expert demonstrations, and partake in interactive feedback sessions.

Requirements: Open to all. Prior meditation experience recommended but not mandatory.

Materials Provided: Training Manual, Over 400 Guided Meditation Scripts, and follow-up support.

Registration: Registration: $135 

Yoga Alliance: If you are a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance, you can receive six (6) Continuing Education Credits.

For Students

The Inner Odyssey: A 4-Week Journey Through Meditation


Embark on a transformative journey into the realm of meditation, seamlessly blending ancient wisdom with modern insights. Whether you’re entirely new to the practice, returning after a hiatus, or simply curious about deepening your existing practice, this 4-week course promises an enriching experience tailored to all levels. Class sessions will be recorded. Each class is one hour and allows for questions.

Course Highlights:

Week 1: Dive into the deep ties between traditional meditation practices and today’s scientific discoveries. Even seasoned practitioners might discover a lesser-known meditation technique to refresh their routine.
Week 2: Tackle common misconceptions head-on as we debunk prevalent meditation myths. Plus, explore a variety of meditation styles to find the one that resonates most with you.
Week 3: Overcome personal challenges as we discuss strategies and techniques to deepen your practice, helping you forge a more profound connection with your inner self.
Week 4: Seamlessly weave meditation into the fabric of your daily life. Learn about tools, resources, and tricks to cultivate a consistent and sustainable meditation practice.

Throughout the course, benefit from hands-on experiences, group discussions, and personalized guidance from experienced instructors. Plus, enjoy a supportive community of fellow learners, each bringing their unique perspectives and experiences to enrich group interactions.

Why Join?

Gain a comprehensive understanding of meditation’s multifaceted benefits.
Explore a spectrum of techniques and find the one tailored for you.
Build a sustainable, lifelong practice that evolves with you.
Become part of a nurturing community, sharing experiences and growing together.
Embrace this opportunity to nurture your mind, body, and soul. Discover a space of tranquility, enhance your well-being, and carry forward a practice that can be your anchor in the turbulent seas of life. Secure your spot today and set sail on your Inner Odyssey!