September 2018

02Sep10:00 AM4:30 PMFEATURED EVENTMindfulness for Emotional Balance: Deepening Joy in Daily Life10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Celeste Young No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

This event is now SOLD OUT and the wait list is full.  Sorry, but we will not be able to accommodate guests who come to the door to register.

Sliding Scale: $75 – 200. Code CY1D18.

In this day retreat, we will explore some of the traditional teachings around how to work mindfully with emotion, as well as modern approaches drawing on the latest research in positive psychology and neuroscience. We will learn how to skillfully work with difficult emotions and cultivate greater well-being through meditation practice, applied mindfulness techniques, and exercises designed to deepen emotional intelligence and balance, in order to increase ease, contentment, and joy in daily life.

This day will include guided and silent sitting and walking meditation periods. You may want to bring a journal for notes or reflections if you wish.

Young Adults (18-26) and Seniors (65+ with limited income) are invited to attend this day for $45.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). There is an additional $5 fee for registering at the door. If you can’t attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.


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