January 2020

01Jan10:00 AM08(Jan 8)4:30 PMRetreat for New Year’s Day 2020 -- LIVESTREAM10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (8) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein & Friends No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2020, 10:00am – 4:30pm. Livestream registration open until January 8, 2020.
Sliding Scale: $30 – 108. Code SB1L20.
In-person option available: Register here

In the spirit of beginning again, with renewed zeal for the promised goal of a mind liberated from suffering and a heart available for impartial, compassionate response, we’ll spend this day practicing Mindfulness and Metta Meditation. Experienced practitioners as well as people new to practice will equally enjoy the combination of short teachings on the Eightfold Path, emphasizing the relevance of each Path part to a dedicated practice life on retreat as well as in daily life. Meditation sessions will be followed by question-and-answer sessions so that participants can receive guidance on their practice.

Sylvia will be joined by her friends Brahmani Liebman leading mindful movement interludes in the day, Barbara Bogatin playing cello, and Barbara Borden, playing drums.

General Information

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