What are the questions domestic boarding students and their families have? Maharishi School is more than a place to sleep and study, which is why we have many activities for our students to get involved. Our students gain knowledge at our farm-to-table dining table, in the meditation hall, and regional field trips, weekend social events […]
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What makes Maharishi School unique? Welcome to Maharishi School, one of America’s most unique and progressive schools. What began in 1981 as a single innovative school is now the model for a special kind of holistic education around the world. At Maharishi School we invest in rest—of a special kind. Our students and teachers take […]
What is Transcendental Meditation (or TM)? TM® (Transcendental Meditation) is a simple technique that is easily taught through one-on-one instruction by a certified teacher. It’s not a religion, philosophy or lifestyle. To transcend, by definition, means to go beyond human limitations and to break boundaries. At Maharishi School, we teach you a technique to break […]
What is a balanced teenager? When we think about what we want for our children, it’s nothing less than the best, whether that’s in school or quality of life outside of school. But when those teenage years come around it almost seems like our kids want the opposite of whatever we want for them, even […]
Why we love a small town vibe Maharishi School is located in Fairfield, Iowa. It’s a tiny town of 10,000 nestled among fields of corn. But don’t let the size fool you. We have a vibrant startup community that includes 400 small businesses that provide jobs to 3,000 people. Many business owners and leaders are […]
My child is sick…..again! I have a three year old boy and just when I think we are on the right track towards staying healthy, he gets sick again! As a parent this can be the most frustrating thing. Sick kids cause late nights and a grumpy parent who has to rush off to work […]
What is our mission at Maharishi School? Our mission is to create an innovative Consciousness-Based educational environment where students can think deeply and become creative, compassionate, contributing citizens of the world. At Maharishi School, the foundation of our college preparatory program is optimal alertness. Our philosophy is that through knowledge of the self, comes knowledge […]
What is the hands-on learning approach? Hands-on learning is about creating an experience where the students feel empowered to try new things and work through failure. Maharishi School alumni Sheila Higgins explains, “when the students come up with something that’s frustrating them, they need to have a dialogue about why that happened, and what they […]
Why choose Maharishi School for your boarding student? Maharishi School is a global community with students and families representing over 25 countries. The culture of our school is deeply enriched by students of diverse origin, who come together to create global awareness, and bring their own unique traditions. We know the decision to send your […]
What is restorative justice? Restorative justice refers to a practice that empowers students to resolve conflicts on their own, in small groups that could be called ‘circle time’. Restorative justice is a growing practice at schools around the country. Essentially the idea is to bring students together in peer-mediated small groups to talk, ask questions, […]
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