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Solid Foundation: Meditation Class
February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 22, 2018
One event on February 17, 2018 at 10:00am
Mindfulness meditation is a proven path to becoming more open, compassionate and relaxed in our ever-changing lives, in this “eternally unfolding moment”. Mindfulness is a technique and practice that we can each develop that brings greater presence, calm, clarity, and ultimately — freedom, into our experience.
In this five week course, we will examine and practice the techniques of Mindfulness Meditation in the context of the Buddha’s teachings.
Our focus will be a Solid Foundation: the fundamentals of practice; meditation techniques; working with distractions; lovingkindness meditation; integrating your practice and your life; practicing in community, and more. We’ll alternate practice periods, instruction, Q&A and discussion.
Please Join Us! No prior meditation experience needed!Register
Five Thursday evenings: Jan 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22; 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Plus Saturday: February 17, extended practice period: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Ian Challis is the Guiding Teacher of Insight Community of the Desert, Palm Springs. He began a committed Insight meditation practice in 2005 and has studied with many amazing teachers, including Larry Yang, Joseph Goldstein, Sylvia Boorstein and Leigh Brasington. Ian is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leader training at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Supporting your practice of mindfulness meditation is a true passion!
Registration and cost:
Sliding scale $95 – 135 for this five week program.
Reduced rates and full scholarships available.
Space is limited so please pre-register!