Classes & Events

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Status: Open
Cost: Dana
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Description: Half-Day Retreats on Saturdays, sitting practice, QiGong and Discussion.
Website: http://www.mindfulbalancetaichi.com
Status: Open
Cost: Recommended donation of $150.00, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14*, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14.
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm, Tuesdays
If you wonder at times, "What makes me tick? Why do I get caught up in these patterns that create so much suffering?", then join this class for a lively exploration into one of the Buddha's central and most important teachings - Dependent Arising (a.k.a. dependent origination, codependent origination, etc.).
Website: For more information go here.
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Skillful Speech 200 - Doyle Banks 4 Weeks starting 3/4/2017

Status: Open
Cost: Recommended donation of $150.00 for the day long retreat (3/4) and series of four classes (3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28), or $50 for just the retreat. No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Time: Classes 6.30pm - 8.30pm, Tuesdays
Description: You've heard that Skillful (Wise, or Right) Speech is part of the Noble Eightfold Path but..."how" do you do it? One of the most effective and powerful ways to apply this part of the Dharma is with a tool called "Nonviolent Communication" (a.k.a Compassionate Communication or NVC).
Details: For more information go here.
Register: http://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=e3816c

Dive In! - Robert Beatty 8 Weeks starting 3/8/2017

Status: Open
Cost: Recommended donation of $180.00 for the series of eight classes - March 8, 15, 22, April 5.12.19, May 10, 17. No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Time: 7pm - 9pm, Wednesdays
Description: This eight-session class series will help you establish a regular meditation practice, by providing you with the structure of a group, an illuminating book to read, group support and instruction.
Details: For more information go here.
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The Basics of Mindfulness - Doug Pullin 6 Weeks starting 5/11/2017

Status: Open
Cost: Recommended donation of $100.00 for the series of six classes - 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, and 6/15. No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Time: 6pm - 7.20pm, Thursdays
Description: 1. Develop a healthier relationship with your thoughts. 2. Develop more balance with your emotions. 3. Become more in touch with your body and mind.
Website: For more information go here.
Register: http://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=f976ca

Metta, the Sublime Attitude of Love 5 Weeks starting 5/23/2017

Status: Open
Cost: Recommended donation of $100.00 for the series of five classes - 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27. No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Time: 7-8:30pm
Description: In this time of divisiveness, taking sides, and creating enemies, we all have the potential to find peace and ease within, to recognize our interconnection to all other beings, and to embrace them all with acceptance and friendliness. It is the practice of metta that enables this to become our reality, to cut through our conditioning and decades of comparison, judgement and resentment.
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Status: Open
Cost: $125. If cost is a barrier, see Alternative Registration options.
Time: 9am-5pm
Description: Eco-philosopher, Buddhist scholar, and Rilke translator Joanna Macy, PhD, is a visionary leader in the movements to heal our planet, reignite our interconnected humanity, and chart a meaningful path into the future for our children. The modalities in her "Work That Reconnects" encourage engaged spirituality and activism for the benefit of all beings.
Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-day-with-joanna-macy-taking-heart-in-troubled-times-tickets-34450583623