Mindfulness Meditation classes are for anyone interested in sitting with a group in supported silence. Instructions and guided meditations focus on developing mindful awareness, loving-kindness, wisdom and compassion. Anyone of any background is welcome, both experienced and new meditators alike. No sign-up is necessary. Come anytime. Everyone is Welcome!
Join us for a summertime daylong retreat! Held in the comfort of supported silence among tall trees and sunlight, our day will include sitting and walking meditation, mindful movement, and plentiful food. Bring a cushion, a yoga mat or even a camp chair. Come enjoy a day of simplicity, silence, and beauty.
Time, Date & Place
Sunday, August 25, 2019
8:30 to 5:00
Aina Momona Aloha Retreat Center ('Land Full of Love')
includes a full lunch and light morning & afternoon snacks
Special Guest Movement Teacher:Begins:Aug 25th, 2019
Sink into the peace of contemplative practice by spending a quiet day in nature. Our retreat will focus on cultivating mindful awareness amidst the beauty and wonder of our natural surroundings through gentle movement, sitting meditation, and a silent hike.
We'll begin the day with movement and meditation then settle into the steady rhythm of a silent hike through the lush old growth forest along the Ossagon Trail in Prairie Creek State Park. At just under 2-miles we’ll arrive at the beach where we'll rest, talk with each other over a picnic lunch, and enjoy a little more movement and meditation. After lunch we’ll silently hike back to the trailhead and end our day with time to talk and a short meditation. The hike will be about 4 miles round-trip on gentle moderate terrain.Begins:Sep 28th, 2019
Join us LIVE ONLINE for our signature course in mindfulness and meditation!...Now including the beautiful movement practice of Qi Gong with guest teacher Heather Lear.
Mindfulness, meditation and gentle movement give us the skills and resources to cultivate a clear mind, a kind heart and the ability to transform reactivity into wise responsiveness. We'll explore mindfulness of the breath & body, thoughts & emotions, loving-kindness & ethics, and empathy & forgiveness from both Buddhist and secular mindfulness perspectives.
Course Includes:Begins:Oct 1st, 2019
As parents of any age, we know the depth and breadth of our commitment and our love for our kids. As our kids grow, move into their own lives, perhaps have their own children, what is our role? How do we define our relationship as parents to our kids both young and grown? As we age, what do we need, what do they need? How do we help create and support the relationship with healthy boundaries?
Join me and Samantha Akers for this beautiful in-depth exploration of parenting through the lens of the Dharma, the teachings of the Buddha. We’ll especially work with the teachings on Wisdom, Ethics and the Heart. Each 2-hour session will include guided and silent meditation, a talk and group discussion.Begins:Oct 3rd, 2019