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This group focuses on our practice of increasing awareness and being present in our lives through mindfulness meditation. When we practice observing the mind, we notice it is continually making commentary, and we cultivate the ability to carefully observe those thoughts, seeing them for what they are without aversion or judgement. We learn to be more present by realizing that thoughts are just thoughts, allowing us to let go of unhelpful, conditioned thinking. We will meet to discuss the benefits, challenges and opportunities of a mindfulness practice as a path to improved quality of life, and support each other as we explore this practice individually and collectively. Guided and/or group meditation may be included in gatherings. And we can discover additional ways to practice mindfulness beyond meditation, like when waiting in lines, at traffic lights, or while walking. All levels of experience are welcome. Please bring your sense of humor (nothing should be taken too seriously).

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  • July 11 · 7:00 PM

    Meditation Hour

    2 Mindful Meditators

    There is a small group of us from various meditation backgrounds who get together and sit on Monday evenings. This is a great low structure event for meditators with... Learn more

  • July 7 · 6:15 PM

    Twilight Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation

    2 Mindful Meditators

    Come stretch your fingers up to the sky and root into the earth. Feel how settled the mind and body can become in meditation after an hour of yoga in the outdoors. It's... Learn more

  • July 4 · 7:00 PM

    Meditation Hour

    2 Mindful Meditators

    There is a small group of us from various meditation backgrounds who get together and sit on Monday evenings. This is a great low structure event for meditators with... Learn more

  • June 30 · 6:15 PM

    Twilight Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation

    3 Mindful Meditators

    Come stretch your fingers up to the sky and root into the earth. Feel how settled the mind and body can become in meditation after an hour of yoga in the outdoors. It's... Learn more

  • June 23 · 6:15 PM

    Twilight Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation

    4 Mindful Meditators

    Come stretch your fingers up to the sky and root into the earth. Feel how settled the mind and body can become in meditation after an hour of yoga in the outdoors. It's... Learn more

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