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November 2019

Monday Night Meditation in Takoma Park

November 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Street, NW
Takoma Park, DC 20012 United States

Learn to meditate or deepen your meditation practice in a warm, kind, and supportive community. We meditate together and explore diverse aspects of insight (vipassana) meditation and related practices. The weekly group is drop-in and donation-based. Led by a rotating group of teachers as well as occasionally peer-led sessions.  This class serves as an introduction to the practices of awareness and compassion that are the heart of the IMCW community. It also offers support and ongoing teachings to students.  Newcomers…

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Mindfulness Amongst the Bonsai

November 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
National Bonsai & Penjing Museum, 3501 New York Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC 20002 United States
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Slow down, awaken your senses, and come home to your body, breath, heart, and the natural world around you through heart centered mindfulness meditation practices. This class, co-sponsored by the National Bonsai Foundation and Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW), will include guided sitting, standing, and walking meditations, mindful sharing and exploration among the nation’s premier bonsai collection of The National Bonsai & Penjing Museum at the U.S. National Arboretum. Newcomers to meditation and longtime practitioners are welcome. This venue is accessible for those with mobility impairments Session Schedule: 9-10:30: Mindfulness meditation…

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Mindful Movement Class

November 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
River Road Unitarian Church, 6301 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Optional mindful movement classes are held each week before Tara Brach’s Wednesday night drop-in mediation class. Mindful movement sessions are held in the Fireside room at River Road Unitarian, and are led by guest teachers each week. Mats are not provided so please bring one and any other material you might need for the session. No registration or prior experience is required. Donations are welcome to support the movement teacher. View more information on Tara’s Wednesday night class HERE

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Monday Night Meditation in Takoma Park

November 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Street, NW
Takoma Park, DC 20012 United States

Learn to meditate or deepen your meditation practice in a warm, kind, and supportive community. We meditate together and explore diverse aspects of insight (vipassana) meditation and related practices. The weekly group is drop-in and donation-based. Led by a rotating group of teachers as well as occasionally peer-led sessions.  This class serves as an introduction to the practices of awareness and compassion that are the heart of the IMCW community. It also offers support and ongoing teachings to students.  Newcomers…

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Monday Night Meditation in Takoma Park

November 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Street, NW
Takoma Park, DC 20012 United States

Learn to meditate or deepen your meditation practice in a warm, kind, and supportive community. We meditate together and explore diverse aspects of insight (vipassana) meditation and related practices. The weekly group is drop-in and donation-based. Led by a rotating group of teachers as well as occasionally peer-led sessions.  This class serves as an introduction to the practices of awareness and compassion that are the heart of the IMCW community. It also offers support and ongoing teachings to students.  Newcomers…

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December 2019

Sunday Morning Class with guest teacher Linda Naini

December 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Center For Mindful Living, 4708 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States

An oasis in a busy week, guest teacher Linda Naini's class focuses on cultivating freedom and peace in our lives by bringing a non-judging awareness to our moment-to-moment experience. It includes an introductory talk, two guided meditations (roughly 15 and 30 minutes), brief mindful movement, sharing and Q & A. Suitable for both newcomers and experienced practitioners, the class has a warm focus on building community. All are welcome! After the sitting, those with the time and inclination often adjourn…

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Drop-In Mindfulness Meditation Session

December 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Flow Yoga Center DC, 1450 P Street, NW DC 20005 United States

Insight meditation cultivates our natural wisdom and compassion. Meditation practice develops concentration, which allows us to calm and steady the mind. This class includes a 30-minute guided meditation, a dharma (teaching) talk of 30-45 minutes, and time for sharing and discussion. The teachers share teaching responsibilities and each teach about once a month. No registration is necessary. This class is offered freely; donations are welcomed to help support the teachers and venue. Newcomers to meditation and long time practitioners are welcome to…

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Monday Night Meditation in Takoma Park

December 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Street, NW
Takoma Park, DC 20012 United States

Learn to meditate or deepen your meditation practice in a warm, kind, and supportive community. We meditate together and explore diverse aspects of insight (vipassana) meditation and related practices. The weekly group is drop-in and donation-based. Led by a rotating group of teachers as well as occasionally peer-led sessions.  This class serves as an introduction to the practices of awareness and compassion that are the heart of the IMCW community. It also offers support and ongoing teachings to students.  Newcomers…

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Mindful Movement Class

December 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
River Road Unitarian Church, 6301 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Optional mindful movement classes are held each week before Tara Brach’s Wednesday night drop-in mediation class. Mindful movement sessions are held in the Fireside room at River Road Unitarian, and are led by guest teachers each week. Mats are not provided so please bring one and any other material you might need for the session. No registration or prior experience is required. Donations are welcome to support the movement teacher. View more information on Tara’s Wednesday night class HERE

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Drop-In Mindfulness Meditation Session

December 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Flow Yoga Center DC, 1450 P Street, NW DC 20005 United States

Insight meditation cultivates our natural wisdom and compassion. Meditation practice develops concentration, which allows us to calm and steady the mind. This class includes a 30-minute guided meditation, a dharma (teaching) talk of 30-45 minutes, and time for sharing and discussion. The teachers share teaching responsibilities and each teach about once a month. No registration is necessary. This class is offered freely; donations are welcomed to help support the teachers and venue. Newcomers to meditation and long time practitioners are welcome to…

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