What we're about

Want to be more mindful? We're growing and deepening community with folks who are cultivating compassion and mindful awareness: Being Aware & Being Kind. This Meetup is hosted by Katie Dutcher and Marianne Rowe of Monterey Bay Meditation Studio. We offer drop-in meditations, retreats, courses, workshops, and more! Most events take place at the Studio in downtown Pacific Grove, and others happen outdoors or elsewhere as noted.

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We hope to see you soon!

Please note:

• Anything listed as a "drop-in" has no pre-registration required. Just show up!

• Courses and retreats require pre-registration at http://www.montereybaymeditation.com

• We use a variety of ways (including Meetup) to spread the word, so many people attend events without RSVP-ing on Meetup.

Upcoming events (5)

ONLINE Course: Evolutionary Living - Mindful Flow through Change & Uncertainty

This is a 4-week course which meets online THURSDAYS, AUGUST 6, 13, 20, & 27 "Be brave enough to be changed for the better — brave enough to let go of a bit of your old self as you grown into being a newer one." – Rick Hanson Through teachings, discussions, meditations, and creative experience, Evolutionary Living explores: the natural, personal & universal process of transition, transformation & evolution; how changes (in health, finances, or relationship) offer opportunity for healing and growth; specific practices to shift the contraction of fear into an openness that supports well-being. TEACHER: MARIANNE ROWE THURSDAYS, AUGUST 6, 13, 20, & 27 5:30-7:00 PM $140 This course meets online via Zoom, with additional components on our online community platform. When you register, we’ll send you the details to access the session on Zoom. https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/courses-retreats/2020/8/6/evolutionary-living

ONLINE Course: Being Outdoors: Sensing the Sacred

Online event

A Nature Meditation Course in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day April - December, 2020 -- join anytime using the registration link below. “Being Outdoors: Sensing the Sacred” invites you to cross the threshold to a new way of being in relationship with the living Earth. THE PROGRAM: Exploration of monthly topics through a menu (the choices are yours) of: ~Individual experiencing through weekly nature immersion invitations; ~Mindful awareness through frequent practice of “being” rather than “doing;” ~Creative expression through artwork, poetry, photography, music, land art, etc; ~Reflective writing through journaling; ~Ongoing inspiration through suggested resources, readings, films, and videos; ~Sharing in Community through bi-monthly Zoom video-conferencing; … all providing windows for entering, cultivating, and supporting a new way of being with and in the world. With Marianne Rowe, LMFT Offered by Donation (Course meets via Zoom, with additional materials and discussion in our private online community platform.) Details & Registration at https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/courses-retreats/2020/4/being-outdoors

ONLINE Community Gathering & Meditation

Monterey Bay Meditation Studio

Welcome to our weekly community drop-in, hosted by Katie Dutcher, founding teacher of Monterey Bay Meditation Studio. At 6:30 pm we begin with an opening question and sharing time. Then 7:00 - 7:30 pm we share a guided meditation together. There’s no need to register or commit in advance, just join our online community at https://community.montereybaymeditation.com/ and show up. TUESDAYS 6:30-7:30 PM We are not collecting our regular drop-in fee for these meditations at this time. However, you are welcome to support teachers' investment of time, energy, and care by making a donation of any amount. We are grateful for your generosity. More info at https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation For online meditations and discussion, join our online community! https://community.montereybaymeditation.com/

ONLINE Community Meditation

Monterey Bay Meditation Studio

Welcome to our weekly community meditation drop-in, hosted by Marianne Rowe, founding teacher of Monterey Bay Meditation Studio. There’s no need to register or commit in advance, just join our online community at https://community.montereybaymeditation.com/ and show up. THURSDAYS 12:15-12:45 PM We are not collecting our regular drop-in fee for these meditations at this time. However, you are welcome to support teachers' investment of time, energy, and care by making a donation of any amount. We are grateful for your generosity. More info at https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation For online meditations and discussion, join our online community! https://community.montereybaymeditation.com/

Past events (1,532)

ONLINE Book Club: The Gifts of Imperfection

Online event

$140.00

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