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Learning to Live Fully: Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

Thu, Jul 11th 6:30 pm in the Creativity Center Classroom Two

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Aprendiendo a Vivir

“Between the stimulus and response, there is a space. And in that space lies our freedom and power to choose our responses.” Victor Frankl

Mindfulness practices to support ease and skillfulness in meeting the challenges of daily life.

Prácticas de mindfulness o conciencia plena para encontrar tranquilidad en la vida diaria. 

This monthly program shares ways to meet the challenges of daily life by staying connected to our choices without reacting to people and situations. This is an opportunity to discover well-being within your body and mind regardless of your situation. On alternating months, the program will be conducted in Spanish.

Location: Creativity Center, 3137 Eastern Ave. Baltimore, MD 21224
When: 2nd Thursday of every month | 6:30-7:30 PM
Age Range: Adults of all experience levels
Cost: $10 Suggested Donation
Materials: None

About the Instructors

Silvia has been practicing Insight Meditation since 2004. She graduated from the Year of Living Mindfully program in 2009 and in 2013 from the Meditation Teacher Training Institute (MTTI). She also received a .b mindfulness in schools teacher certification and is a graduate of the Advanced Practitioners Program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She is a teacher with Insight Meditation Community of Washington and serves as mentor for the Power of Awareness course with Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield.

Ayesha uses various mindfulness practices, which encourage connection to the body, as well as awareness of the mind’s activity. Through these practices she supports students to move past the internal and external barriers that separate them from their lineage of competence, beauty, and spiritual power. She is a co-founder of the Heart Refuge Mindfulness Community for People of Color. She has been engaged in mindfulness practice and work for over twenty years. She is an Affiliate Teacher at the Insight Community of Washington DC and facilitates the Heartwidth Sangha, an all-inclusive community. She is also the guiding teacher for IMCW’s BIPOC Sangha and part of the teaching team for IMCW’s Queer Sangha.

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