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Evolutionary Living: Mindful Flow through Change & Uncertainty
Aug
6
5:30 PM17:30

Evolutionary Living: Mindful Flow through Change & Uncertainty

Through teachings, discussions, meditations, and creative experience, Evolutionary Living explores the natural, personal and universal process of transition, transformation and evolution; how changes (in health, finances, or relationship) offer opportunity for healing and growth; specific practices to shift the contraction of fear into an openness that supports well-being. (This is a 4-week course.)

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Conscious Aging (evening course)
Sep
5
5:30 PM17:30

Conscious Aging (evening course)

The Conscious Aging program engages meditation, mindfulness, envisioning, collective discussion, and reflective journaling to cultivate shifts in consciousness — away from self-limitation, lack, isolation, and fear— towards expansiveness, inclusiveness, wholeness, and connection.  (This course meets weekly for 8 weeks in the evening with Gail Root.)

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Conscious Aging (afternoon course)
Sep
9
1:00 PM13:00

Conscious Aging (afternoon course)

The Conscious Aging program engages meditation, mindfulness, envisioning, collective discussion, and reflective journaling to cultivate shifts in consciousness — away from self-limitation, lack, isolation, and fear— towards expansiveness, inclusiveness, wholeness, and connection.  (This course meets weekly for 8 weeks in the afternoon with Marianne Rowe.)

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Impermanence: Vulnerability and Mortality
Oct
8
5:30 PM17:30

Impermanence: Vulnerability and Mortality

What happens when we allow ourselves to open our hearts and minds to impermanence, vulnerability and mortality? What are the gifts? How do we benefit from acknowledging impermanence as a fact of life? How do we benefit from being vulnerable? How do we benefit from accepting mortality? (This course meets weekly for 4 weeks)

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Cultivating Peace from the Inside Out: Mindful Relationship with Anger, Depression, & Anxiety
Nov
5
5:30 PM17:30

Cultivating Peace from the Inside Out: Mindful Relationship with Anger, Depression, & Anxiety

Through discussion, guided meditation, & creativity, this course focuses on mindfulness & experiential practices that cultivate a sense of calm, connectedness and well-being; shift emotional reactivity to conscious responsiveness; and deepen insight and access compassion for oneself and others.

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Integral Living: Practical Practices for the Body, Heart, Mind & Spirit
Jun
3
5:30 PM17:30

Integral Living: Practical Practices for the Body, Heart, Mind & Spirit

Integrate practices from ancient traditions and transformational techniques. Explore ways of catalyzing, supporting and integrating healthy development of our physical, cognitive, relational, and spiritual dimensions. Delve into what interferes with living in the full light of our being. (This is a 4-week course.)

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Transform Your Relationship to Anxiety
May
8
5:30 PM17:30

Transform Your Relationship to Anxiety

In this course, we will develop more awareness of the thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and behaviors surrounding our anxiety. Though teaching, discussion, reflective writing, and guided meditation, we will work with mindfulness, acceptance, self-compassion, and gratitude in order to transform our relationship with anxiety. (This course meets weekly for 4 weeks.)

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Conscious Aging
Apr
8
1:00 PM13:00

Conscious Aging

The Conscious Aging program engages meditation, mindfulness, envisioning, collective discussion, and reflective journaling to cultivate shifts in consciousness — away from self-limitation, lack, isolation, and fear— towards expansiveness, inclusiveness, wholeness, and connection.  (This course meets weekly for 8 weeks)

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Cultivating Peace from the Inside Out: Mindful Relationship with Anger, Depression, & Anxiety
Feb
5
5:30 PM17:30

Cultivating Peace from the Inside Out: Mindful Relationship with Anger, Depression, & Anxiety

Through discussion, guided meditation, & creativity, this course focuses on mindfulness & experiential practices that cultivate a sense of calm, connectedness and well-being; shift emotional reactivity to conscious responsiveness; and deepen insight and access compassion for oneself and others.

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Intro to Journey Meditation
Feb
3
12:30 PM12:30

Intro to Journey Meditation

Journey meditation is an ancient form of meditation honoring the existence of worlds beyond the physical world in which we currently exist. Through journey meditation, we engage in those worlds in order to gain insight beyond what this world can teach us, enlist support of helpers in those realms, expand our perception of ourselves, others and the world around us, and find healing through integrating parts of ourselves that have become lost. (This course meets weekly for 4 weeks.)

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Transform Your Relationship to Anxiety
Jan
9
5:30 PM17:30

Transform Your Relationship to Anxiety

In this course, we will develop more awareness of the thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and behaviors surrounding our anxiety. Though teaching, discussion, reflective writing, and guided meditation, we will work with mindfulness, acceptance, self-compassion, and gratitude in order to transform our relationship with anxiety. (This course meets weekly for 4 weeks.)

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Impermanence: Vulnerability and Mortality
Oct
8
5:30 PM17:30

Impermanence: Vulnerability and Mortality

What happens when we allow ourselves to open our hearts and minds to impermanence, vulnerability and mortality? What are the gifts? How do we benefit from acknowledging impermanence as a fact of life? How do we benefit from being vulnerable? How do we benefit from accepting mortality? (This course meets weekly for 4 weeks)

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The Conscious Parent Workshop
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

The Conscious Parent Workshop

Based on “The Conscious Parent” book by Shefaki Tsabary, this workshop introduces an innovative parenting style that recognizes the child’s potential to spark a deep soul-searching, leading to transformation in parents. Instead of being merely the receiver of the parents’ psychological and spiritual legacy, children function as ushers of the parent’s development. (This course meets weekly for 4 weeks)

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Sep
20
9:30 AM09:30

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an eight-week foundational course in mindful awareness. This course weaves together awareness of body, mind, and heart, incorporating instruction, meditation, gentle movement, and group sharing and support. (This course meets weekly for 8 weeks)

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Continuing the Journey of Mindful Awareness
Aug
7
5:30 PM17:30

Continuing the Journey of Mindful Awareness

“Continuing the Journey of Mindful Awareness” is for YOU if you have already taken an introductory course in mindfulness and meditation-- no matter how recently or long ago. Through teaching, sharing, meditation, movement, and written reflection, we will encourage and support each other in deepening and refreshing our practice. (This course meets weekly for 4 weeks)

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The Conscious Parent Workshop
Jul
16
6:00 PM18:00

The Conscious Parent Workshop

Based on “The Conscious Parent” book by Shefaki Tsabary, this workshop introduces an innovative parenting style that recognizes the child’s potential to spark a deep soul-searching, leading to transformation in parents. Instead of being merely the receiver of the parents’ psychological and spiritual legacy, children function as ushers of the parent’s development. (This course meets weekly for 4 weeks)

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