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Mindful Relationships Workshop

Description: This workshop is designed for those who would like to heal or deepen relationships with partners, family members, friends, and coworkers.  In this workshop, we will be applying a variety of mindfulness techniques and Buddhist teachings to help participants to work through relational difficulties and cultivate interconnectedness.

Participants may come alone or with someone they would like to work with during the workshop.

Class Tuition: $60 for full day; $35 for half day (morning only); Some scholarship is available (contact us at [masked])

Registration: To register for the class, please follow this link: Register here


Cynthia Wilcox, PhD is a licensed psychologist who practices mindfulness-based therapy with a focus on the felt sense of experience as an essential resource. She has a particular interest in bringing mindfulness to relationships of all kinds, and holds a deep conviction that we each have within us the capacity for healing our bodies, minds, and spirits by tapping into our own deepest wisdom and resources.  Cynthia is an affiliate teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW) and a graduate of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute, a two-year certification program with senior insight teachers.  She co-teaches the IMCW Singles Sangha at the Center for Mindful Living in Washington DC, and co-teaches a weekly meditation class in Frederick, Maryland.

Stan Eisenstein, MSW is a high school physics teacher who has been meditating for over 25 years and has been practicing Insight Meditation since 2004. Stan is the founder and principal teacher of the Columbia Insight Meditation Group. Stan is a mentor with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW) and is a graduate of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute, a two-year certification program with senior Insight teachers Tara Brach, Jonathan Foust, Hugh Byrne, and Pat Coffey. He also teaches Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).


Bring a lunch; a refrigerator and microwave are available

Participants may wish to bring meditation cushions and/or benches for meditating on the floor.

The workshop location is handicap accessible.

There is bus transportation available to the workshop. If you need a ride, contact us at the email below and we will try to work out ride sharing.

Further information will be sent the week of the event.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [masked]


There is plenty of parking at the facility. Look for Columbia Insight Meditation signs to find the room (TC Room).

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  • Stan E.

    Risa, 1. The workshop is open to all relationships (intimate, friendship, parent/child) and this definitely includes same sex couples.

    2. The fee is $60 for the whole day, $35 for half day and $70 at the door. (see above)

    3. To register, follow the Registration link above in the body of the description.

    June 26, 2014

  • Risa

    Hi. I am definitely interested. But, I have two questions: 1. Are you open to same- sex partnerships participating? And, 2. Is there a fee for this workshop?

    June 26, 2014

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