Practicing Presence Half-Day

Steve Zappalla Unitarian Universalist Church of Reston

Steve Zappalla

6/22/2019 8:30 AM  -  12:30 PM  at  Unitarian Universalist Church of Reston (1625 Wiehle Avenue, Reston, VA) (Map It)

Practicing Presence to Hardwire Calm and Reduce Everyday Stress

The focus of this retreat is to offer techniques to uncover and connect to the present moment and our own authentic self to find less stress and more calm in our daily lives. Cultivating stillness can help us change our patterns.

Learn and experience mindfulness meditation techniques to help you concentrate better, relax deeply, replenish energy levels, balance and understand mind and emotions, counter stress, cultivate inner peace and establish your own regular meditation practice.

This venue is accessible for those with mobility impairments.

IMCW retreats and workshops offer instruction in Buddhist meditation and talks on the awakening of our natural insight, love and wisdom. While the meditation practices derive from the Buddhist tradition, they are universal in orientation and address spiritual themes of concern to all contemplative traditions.

A workshop is not primarily silent (talking may be allowed during breaks and lunch) and may be focused on a special topic, such as applying meditation to relationships, emotional healing or physical well-being. Workshops may include a variety of formats, including different reflections and exercises and the sharing of experiences.

The base offering covers direct expenses for this event, including support for the teacher. Your payment at the two higher levels includes a tax-deductible donation to the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW).

Scholarships: Scholarships are available. To apply, please click the "Contact Us" button below before registering. You can also direct a donation to the scholarship fund on the registration form. Please apply early as funds are limited.

IMCW Refund Policy: $10 of the base registration fee is non-refundable. If you contact the retreat manager by clicking the "Contact Us" button below three weeks before the event, the balance of your registration will be refunded. Issuing a refund check may take 2-4 weeks. If you cancel less than three weeks before your retreat begins, your full payment is forfeited. Please note that donations cannot be refunded (IRS regulations).

Fees:

Base price:$25.00
Mid-level price (base + $10 gift):$35.00
Sponsor price (base +$20 gift):$45.00

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