Classes & Events

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Status: Open
Cost: Dana
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Description: Half-Day Retreats on Saturdays, sitting practice, QiGong and Discussion.
Website: http://www.mindfulbalancetaichi.com

Skillful Speech 200 - Doyle Banks 4 Weeks starting 3/4/2017

Status: Open
Cost: Recommended donation of $150.00 for the day long retreat (3/4) and series of four classes (3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28), or $50 for just the retreat. No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Time: Classes 6.30pm - 8.30pm, Tuesdays
Description: You've heard that Skillful (Wise, or Right) Speech is part of the Noble Eightfold Path but..."how" do you do it? One of the most effective and powerful ways to apply this part of the Dharma is with a tool called "Nonviolent Communication" (a.k.a Compassionate Communication or NVC).
Details: For more information go here.
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Dive In! - Robert Beatty 8 Weeks starting 3/8/2017

Status: Open
Cost: Recommended donation of $180.00 for the series of eight classes - March 8, 15, 22, April 5.12.19, May 10, 17. No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Time: 7pm - 9pm, Wednesdays
Description: This eight-session class series will help you establish a regular meditation practice, by providing you with the structure of a group, an illuminating book to read, group support and instruction.
Details: For more information go here.
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Metta, the Sublime Attitude of Love 5 Weeks starting 5/23/2017

Status: Open
Cost: Recommended donation of $100.00 for the series of five classes - 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27. No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Time: 7-8:30pm
Description: In this time of divisiveness, taking sides, and creating enemies, we all have the potential to find peace and ease within, to recognize our interconnection to all other beings, and to embrace them all with acceptance and friendliness. It is the practice of metta that enables this to become our reality, to cut through our conditioning and decades of comparison, judgement and resentment.
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Status: Open
Cost: $125. If cost is a barrier, see Alternative Registration options.
Time: 9am-5pm
Description: Eco-philosopher, Buddhist scholar, and Rilke translator Joanna Macy, PhD, is a visionary leader in the movements to heal our planet, reignite our interconnected humanity, and chart a meaningful path into the future for our children. The modalities in her "Work That Reconnects" encourage engaged spirituality and activism for the benefit of all beings.
Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-day-with-joanna-macy-taking-heart-in-troubled-times-tickets-34450583623
Status: Open
Dates: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/4 (Saturday half-day session from 9am to about 1pm), 11/8, 11/15, and 11/29
Time: 7pm - 8.30pm, Wednesdays (except for the Staurday session)
For more information, you can reply through the list serve or at drchristinehoward@gmail.com and gregorymaloo@gmail.com

The Basics of Mindfulness - Doug Pullin 6 Weeks starting 10/05/2017

Status: Open
Cost: Recommended donation of $100.00 for the series of six classes - 10/05, 10/12, 10/19, 11/02, 11/09, and 11/16 (no class 10/26). No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Time: 6pm - 7.25pm, Thursdays
Description: 1. Develop a healthier relationship with your thoughts. 2. Develop more balance with your emotions. 3. Become more in touch with your body and mind.
Website: For more information go here.
Register: https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=f976ca