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Mar
12
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Half-day: Mini Retreat from Stress
with Jon Waterman
3/12/2017 11:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
at Dream Yoga Studio (McLean)
This workshop is open to all, from beginners to long-time meditators and will be an opportunity for you to extend your practice over a few hours. Designed to be relaxing and restorative, there will be instruction and practice in sitting, walking, reclining & gentle mindful movement postures.
Mar
18
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Half-Day: Be Still and Know
with Trisha Stotler
3/18/2017 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
at Emmaus United Church of Christ (Vienna)
Amid the confusion and busyness of our everyday lives, these half-day retreats are designed to restore the weary, provide grounding for the contemplative, and stir inner wisdom for the activist.
Mar
25
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Daylong: Happy in the Heart
with Shell Fischer
3/25/2017 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
at Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah (Stephens City)
During our time together, we’ll be gently exploring a variety of these teachings and practices, and tapping into the abundance of joy that has been residing all along in the heart, just waiting to be awakened.
Mar
25
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Daylong: DC Mindful Lawyers (Registration open)
with Pat Coffey
3/25/2017 9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM
at Georgetown University Law Center (Washington)
Suitable for both newcomers to meditation and those with an established practice, the retreat will explore techniques that have the potential to awaken within us our capacity for deep calm, focus, creativity, compassion, and joy.
Apr
01
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Daylong: Teaching from the Heart
with Kaira Jewel Lingo
4/1/2017 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
at Seekers Church (Washington)
We can’t transmit mindfulness in our work as educators if we don’t embody it ourselves. Therefore the focus of our day will be on nourishing ourselves as educators, yet we will also explore secular mindfulness practices and exercises we can share with our students.
Apr
15
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Half-Day: Be Still & Know
with Trisha Stotler
4/15/2017 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
at Emmaus United Church of Christ (Vienna)
Amid the confusion and busyness of our everyday lives, these half-day retreats are designed to restore the weary, provide grounding for the contemplative, and stir inner wisdom for the activist.
Apr
21
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Mindful Life Conference
with Hugh Byrne, Sharon Salzberg and Frank Ostaseski
4/21/2017  - 4/22/2017
at Gaylord National Conference & Retreat Center (Oxon Hill)
The Mindful Life Conference explores mindfulness and compassion in work life, family life, civic life, education, health & wellness, social activism and culture.
Apr
22
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Daylong: Discovering What Death Can Teach
with Frank Ostaseski
4/22/2017 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville (Rockville)
This interactive workshop will include practical tools and practices for exploring our personal relationship with death as well as compassionately companion others through their dying process. We will use storytelling, inquiry exercise and periods of silent mindfulness practice to learn how consciousness of death can bring us closer to our truest selves.
May
13
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Half-day: Be Still and Know
with Trisha Stotler
5/13/2017 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
at Emmaus United Church of Christ (Vienna)
Amid the confusion and busyness of our everyday lives, these half-day retreats are designed to restore the weary, provide grounding for the contemplative, and stir inner wisdom for the activist.
Jun
10
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Daylong: Befriending Our Fear
with Shell Fischer
6/10/2017 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
at Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah (Stephens City)
During our time together, we’ll be exploring ways that we can begin to take a closer look at our fears, at some of the reasons they hijack us, and at how we can slowly begin to face and dissolve them with grace, curiosity, courage, and a tremendous amount of kindness and compassion.
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