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"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

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Insight Meditation (known as Vipassana in the Buddhist tradition) is a simple technique which has been practiced in Asia for over 2,600 years. Beginning with the focusing of attention on the breath, the practice concentrates and calms the mind. It allows one to see through the mind's conditioning and thereby to live more fully present in the moment. Its presentation through Spirit Rock Meditation Center is non-sectarian, although the ethics and traditions of Buddhist psychology are included for guidance.

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5/14/2017 Psychotherapy and the Art of Deep Listening
Grace Fisher
5/14/2017 The Tao and the Dharma: Practices of Mindfulness, Meditation and Qigong
Wes Nisker, Franz Moeckl (qigong)
5/14/2017 Spring Teen Meditation Series - Ends May 28
Anthony Maes, Dawn Scott
5/15/2017 Releasing Trauma's Hold on our Meditation: Review & Deepening - Ends May 29
Sakti Rose
5/15/2017 Living Awareness through Embodiment & Heart: an Insight Meditation Retreat - 6 nights, ends May 21
Mary Grace Orr, John Travis, Heather Sundberg, Rebecca Kronlage (yoga)
5/15/2017 Monday Night Community Welcome
Dawn Scott
5/15/2017 Spirit Rock Live: Monday Nights with Jack Kornfield and Friends
Mark Coleman
5/15/2017 Monday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield or others
5/16/2017 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness - Ends May 19
Sally Armstrong
5/17/2017 Wednesday Morning Meditation with Sylvia Boorstein or Donald Rothberg or others
5/17/2017 Spring Middle School Meditation Series (5-Week Class Series) - Ends May 31
Jeremy Jensen, Leyna Roget Brabant
5/17/2017 Spring Path of Parenting Series (5-Week Class Series) - Ends May 31
Grace Fisher
5/18/2017 Thursday Morning Meditation and Yoga with Ashley Sharp (yoga) and others
5/18/2017 Thursday Morning Women's Group with Grace Fisher or others
5/19/2017 An Intimate Benefit Weekend Retreat with Jack Kornfield, Sylvia Boorstein and Friends - 2 nights, ends May 21
Jack Kornfield, Sylvia Boorstein
5/20/2017 Courage: A Daylong Workshop for Men
James Baraz, Daniel Ellenberg
5/20/2017 Cultivating Clarity through Living the Questions
Lisa Ernst
5/20/2017 At the Intersection: Psychedelics and the Buddhist Path
Allan Badiner, Alex and Allyson Grey
5/21/2017 Heart Practices As We Age
Anna Douglas
5/21/2017 Return to Wholeness: Releasing Trauma Using Loving-Kindness and Compassion
Pawan Bareja
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