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Mar
10
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Daylong: A Meditative Journey
with Jonathan Foust
3/10/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM
at St. Luke's Episcopal (Bethesda)
Through the day you’ll learn movement sequences and breathing techniques that help to release deep-seated tension and draw your awareness inward. Two guided body scan experiences help cultivate a sense of deep ease and integration.
Mar
17
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Half-Day: Practicing Presence
with Steve Zappalla
3/17/2018 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
at Unitarian Universalist Church of Reston (Reston)
The focus of this retreat is to connect to the present moment and our own authentic self: to find less stress and more calm in our daily lives. We will cultivate and discover the value of stillness to help us rest in the “here and now” moment.
Mar
17
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Half-Day: An Afternoon of Renewal
with Hugh Byrne and Rebecca Hines
3/17/2018 1:30 PM  -  5:30 PM
at Blue Heron Wellness (Silver Spring)
This afternoon retreat is especially geared toward those who have completed the 8-week MBSR course or who are familiar with the basics of insight or mindfulness meditation practices. The retreat will consist of guided meditations including sitting, body scan, walking and loving-kindness meditations, gentle movement, and time for connecting.
Apr
07
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Workshop: Mindful Communication in Challenging Times
with Bill Mies
4/7/2018 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
at IMCW Center for Mindful Living (Washington)
In this communications workshop we will explore and experiment with finding a wise path through difficult conversations. We will cultivate the qualities and insights inherent in human nature that encourage mutual understanding, empathy, intimacy, and meaningful communication.
Apr
14
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Daylong/Half-day: Embodiment Workshop
with Stan Eisenstein
4/14/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
at IMCW Center for Mindful Living (Washington)
In this workshop participants will engage in a number of experiences designed to help them come home into their bodies more and to start to tap into the wisdom of the body. The program will include a mix of embodiment meditations, exercises, gentle mindful movement, and discussion.
Apr
21
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Daylong: A Day of Renewal
with Hugh Byrne and Rebecca Hines
4/21/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM
at St. Luke's Episcopal (Bethesda)
Join us for a day of immersion in practices of awareness and compassion to renew connection with yourself, nature, and life. The day will consist of guided meditations including sitting, body scan, walking and loving-kindness meditations, gentle movement, and time for connecting. 
Apr
21
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Daylong: Cooling the Flames of Anger
with Shell Fischer
4/21/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
at Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah (Stephens City)
During this silent meditation retreat, we’ll be exploring how we can work with our minds, bodies, and hearts to help us cool the flames of anger within us, and cultivate more patience, kindness, joy, and ease.
May
05
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Daylong: Finding Freedom in Daily Life
with Hugh Byrne
5/5/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM
at St. Luke's Episcopal (Bethesda)
Join IMCW guiding teacher Hugh Byrne, PhD, and learn how to use to mindfulness skills and practices to bring habitual behaviors and thought patterns into awareness, where they can be transformed.
May
06
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Half-day Mindfulness Mini-Retreat
with Linda Naini
5/6/2018 2:30 PM  -  5:30 PM
at Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard (Frederick)
Slow down, awaken your senses, and come home to this body, breath, heart, and natural world around you through mindfulness meditation practices. This afternoon will include guided sitting, walking, and lying-down meditations, mindful sharing, and movement practices in the rolling hills of Frederick, Maryland.
May
13
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Spring Sugarloaf Walk Daylong
with Ellen Tynan and James Foulkes
5/13/2018 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
at Sugarloaf Mountain (Dickerson)
Come celebrate our original Mother on Mother's Day! Bring your mom! Bring yourself! Spring is here and the Earth is awake! Let’s wake up with her.
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