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:
    • “Demystifying Meditation & Cultivating Inner Peace” Workshop

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: Early Bird Registration: $135 
After September 30th: $195

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

For Students

 “Demystifying Meditation & Cultivating Inner Peace”
Meditation Workshop


  • Date: Sunday, October 1st, 2023
  • Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm CST
  • Venue: Zoom


Ever felt curious about meditation, or perhaps skeptical of its mythical aura? Dive into a transformative experience with our “Demystifying Meditation & Cultivating Inner Peace” workshop! Whether you’re a newcomer, a beginner, or looking to reconnect with your meditation practice, this 4-hour immersive session is tailored for you. Journey with us through the profound history, tangible benefits, and various techniques of meditation.

Join us as we:

  • Bust popular myths surrounding this age-old practice.
    Explore various meditation styles, from mindfulness to movement-based meditations.
  • Address common challenges and provide actionable solutions.
  • Engage in guided meditation sessions to harness inner calm and focus.

By the end, you’ll walk away with tools and knowledge to seamlessly integrate meditation into your daily life, paving the way for enhanced well-being and inner harmony.

Perfect For: Anyone keen on understanding meditation beyond the stereotypes, newcomers to the practice, those who’ve dabbled before and wish to return, or anyone seeking a moment of calm amidst the hustle and bustle.

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

Materials Provided: Agenda and resource list.

Registration: $50

Embark on a unique journey into the tranquil world of meditation, backed by both science and tradition. Your pathway towards inner peace starts here!