More People on the Road to Freedom

Meditation is a powerful way to develop skills that offer many potential benefits. These range from from increased focus and emotional regulation to improved mental resilience. We believe anyone can develop these skills and experience the benefits of a strong, self-directed meditation practice.

Our mission is to make the benefits of meditation more accessible and impactful in our modern world. 

We do this by developing tools and resources that help people understand the fundamentals, establish a practice, develop their skills and experience the benefits of meditation.

Walking the Path Together

All of us alive today inherit thousands of years of recorded learning and experimentation with meditation practices.

We each have our own road to self knowledge and developing these skills is a lifelong, individual journey.

We produce these educational resources with the spirit of learning. They are not dogma. They are intended to encourage curiosity and make it easy for anyone to sit down and practice.

We encourage you to use these tools to develop your own skills and find what works for you. We will be out there on the road learning with you. See you there!

Ants & Kynan 

  • Ants Cabraal

    Ants Cabraal is passionate about using creativity as a force for good. He wrote and produced Sit Down and Don’t Read This Book and instigated the Sit Down And project to encourage more people to develop a meditation practice that benefits their life. 

    He continues to (very slowly!) progress his own meditation practice.

  • Kynan Tan

    Kynan Tan is a meditation teacher who is interested in helping students to achieve their meditation goals, whatever they may be. He takes a collaborative and student-centered approach to exploring the depths of what is possible through the many dimensions of practice. Kynan believes that meditation has enormous potential for creating positive change and opening up space for new ways of relating to experience.

    Kynan has experience across a range of meditative and introspective traditions and techniques. He brings his experience as an artist, musician, and programmer into his understanding and sharing of Dharma teachings in a way that is clear, practical, and creative. Kynan is authorized to teach by Dr. Tucker Peck, a clinical psychologist and meditation teacher.

  • Thank you

    A huge thank you to everyone who has, and continues to contribute to this project. Special thanks to Felicity Powell and Kimberly Single who helped with early versions of design.

  • Illustrated by Sara Makdessi

    Sara Makdessi is a yoga teacher, illustrator, animator and producer of Yoga Train training cards.

  • Seed the change

    Seed the change

    Seed The Change | He Kākano Hāpai is an impact focussed supporting partner working to establish the infrastructure for a sustainable, equitable and joyous world.

Seeding the change

We distribute a share of revenue from each sale to support The Gautuam Buddha Free School in Bihar, India. 

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Lets grow this movement together

This work is just beginning. If you are interested in partnering to grow the impact of this project please get in touch below. Let's explore what we can do together.

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