Excluding Holidays, our group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 PM every 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday of the month.
This is group dedicated to the process of learning meditation. We explore meditation and support each other by sitting as a group, and by being part of a community. I post a reminder and a topic a few days before each meetup. We will start at 6:30 PM, meditate for 35 minutes, and finish with a talk and discussion till 7:30pm. We will also have time for those who would like to share how their practice is going.
All level meditators are welcome and beginning instruction is given when needed. I promote living in a way that encourages a calm mind and happier existence. I use many resources for my talks. We are not a religious organization; in fact this practice fits well for anyone, regardless of religious affiliations.
Neuroscientists have reported that brain structure changes after only eight weeks of meditation.
If you sit down to meditate and find you can’t focus for more than a few seconds, you’re doing it right. Most people find it hard in the beginning. The method I use which makes it easier and more fun.
Remember, when you practice relaxation, you get better at it. You essentially train your brain to be efficient at relaxation. Meditation trains the mind and the body to be more relaxed. Meditation also supports a sharper mind, more energy, a longer attention span and a higher tolerance for pain. The body is an extension of the mind, if you calm the mind the body relaxes.
In the spirit of tradition, there is no charge for the class, but we do have a “Danna Bowl” if you would like to leave a couple dollars to help support our need for heat and air conditioning. This also covers the cost of being on meetups, which is $10 per month. You are not expected to leave anything and are welcome either way.