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Meditation Hike Along the Soapstone Trail in DC

  • Starbucks near Vaness Metro

    4250 Connecticut Ave NW , washington, DE (map)

    38.906075 -77.040108

  • Meet outside the Starbucks outside of the VanNess Metro
  • Evening Walking Meditation Program – A Communion With Your Inner Self

    Unwind from your day and listen to the sounds of nature, silence, and your inner wisdom as we take peaceful walks through local parks and central downtown DC locations.  Learn a simple yet powerful way to meditate by "walking with yourself" through silence.  Let this commune with nature invigorate your mind, body, and spirit.

    Each session consists of:

    - A Pre-walk "Intro to Meditation" to prepare you for the walk with suggested mediation techniques to use

    -  Walk in silence along the paths

    - Post-walk reflection and time for sharing

    The evening program is from 6:30-8:30PM at the following locations around the Washington Metro area:

    Wednesday, June 7 – Soapstone Trail in Washington, DC (Introduction Session)

    Wednesday, June 31– Archibald Trail near Tenley Circle in Washington, DC ($10)

    Wednesday, July 5 – Circles of DC ($10)

    Wednesday, July 19 – C & O Canal in Georgetown ($10)

    Wednesday, August 2  – Rock Creek Park in DC ($10)


    WHAT TO WEAR:
    * Comfortable, well-broken-in, sturdy walking shoes or ankle-high boots.
    * Wear two pairs of socks; first layer is a thin pair that will absorb moisture (liner sock), and the second layer that will add for comfort and keep your foot dry (wool or thicker sock). Bring an extra pair in case you need to refresh
    * Protective clothing should include:
    - A hat or scarf for sun and bug protection
    - Long comfortable loose fitting pants or shorts with knee socks (for warm weather)
    - A cotton blend shirt provides for better perspiration and comfort

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    WHAT TO BRING:
    * Water canteen or bottle filled with water (at least 1 quart, bring what you feel you can carry or need to drink)  


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  • Marcia F.
    Activity Coordinator, Organizer,
    Event Host

    I have been an avid outdoor enthusiast since I was Girl Scout at 10 years old. ... more

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