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THIS GATHERING WILL BE A ZOOM MEETING. TO RECEIVE YOUR PASSWORD PROTECTED ZOOM INVITATION, YOU WILL NEED TO RSVP AND WE WILL SEND THE LINK VIA EMAIL. Cultivating a regular meditation practice is the best, most direct way to reap the benefits of mindfulness in every-day life: more compassion, more connection, more joy. Together, we will sit in silent meditation for approximately 20-25 minutes, followed by an opportunity to share how the practice is unfolding in our lives. Our intention is to inspire one another toward regular meditation practice, while sharing the direct, rich experience of sitting in communal silence. Ours is a warm and welcoming community for first-time and seasoned meditators alike. Please join us. Cathy Norman is a mindfulness meditation instructor and Registered Yoga Teacher and believes that supportive community is central to growing in a personal meditation practice.
Tuesdays 4 - 5pm THIS GATHERING WILL BE A ZOOM MEETING. TO RECEIVE YOUR PASSWORD PROTECTED ZOOM INVITATION, YOU WILL NEED TO RSVP AND WE WILL SEND THE LINK VIA EMAIL. Are you stressed out, sad, lonely, angry, isolated, angry, fearful, confused, overwhelmed? You don't have to go it alone. Let's come together for an hour in a safe facilitated meeting to share experiences, feelings, coping strategies during this crisis time. You'll find compassion, support, and knowledge that you are not the only one. TO RECEIVE YOUR PASSWORD PROTECTED ZOOM INVITATION, YOU WILL NEED TO RSVP AND WE WILL SEND THE LINK VIA EMAIL. 5 min – Brief Centering Meditation 10 min – Topic introduction 35 min – Facilitated discussion 5 min – Closing affirmation, meditation Colleen Litwinowicz has a Master’s Degree in Counseling and began her career working in social services before transitioning to the corporate world. She has completed training in Crisis Counseling, Integral Leadership, and Group Facilitation. She is passionate about using her gifts to be of service to the community and help others to identify needs and find comfort in a community of support
THIS GATHERING WILL BE A ZOOM MEETING. TO RECEIVE YOUR PASSWORD PROTECTED ZOOM INVITATION, YOU WILL NEED TO RSVP 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE AND WE WILL SEND THE LINK VIA EMAIL THE EVENING BEFORE . Join our Weekly Spiritual Gathering taught by Jami Obermayer, PhD, a certified yoga instructor (RYT-200), this Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. We will open our class by sharing our experiences in these challenging times. This class will then focus on pranayama (breathing) and meditation to bring attentive awareness to the mind-body connection. Jami Obermayer is a meditation and yoga instructor (RYT-200) with a Ph.D. in Sociology from American University, in D.C. and a Graduate Certificate in Professional Counseling. Additionally, she has conducted NIH-funded research on mindfulness-based practices applied to health behavior interventions and has completed Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction training. Jami specializes in teaching yoga, meditation, and mindfulness-based practices for clients with trauma and/or anxiety/depression. She currently teaches both group-based classes and private-sessions for adults and children in the greater DC area.
The gathering will be a Zoom meeting. When you RSVP, the meeting link will become visible in the event description under the words "Online event." The link will also be included in the reminder messages automatically generated by Meetup. Join us ONLINE for Chair Flow Yoga for Stress Relief and Renewal from 1:30-2:30 pm. Please have available a yoga strap or a belt for this class. You don’t have to do a headstand or tie yourself up in knots to reap the benefits of this gentle practice designed for all levels. Chair yoga is a great way to relax from head to toe without the stress of getting out of your chair! Open your hips, move your shoulders and neck, and find length in your spine by doing yoga poses in a seated position. We’ll target the systems of the body, digestive, nervous and endocrine: most importantly, the Lymphatic system to boost immunity and cleanse the entire body. Ground your mind and body, and calm your soul with this 60 minute chair flow. June Knesl is a RYT 200 and has special training in Chair and Lymphatic Yoga. She is passionate about the healing and restorative power of yoga in her own life and loves introducing these practices to people of all ages and abilities.