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Basics of Meditation

A four week series -  led by Laura Liss

Many groups and programs of WHS include periods of sitting meditation. In an effort to help sitting practice become more approachable, this class will be offered in-person at the meditation center. The series will explore meditation as one among several integral practices of spiritual Buddhist traditions and is designed for people who are curious about meditation, new to the sangha, and/or wanting a fresh start to their practice.

We will begin with some basics including balanced posture, anchors to present moment experience, and inquiry about what is noticed during practice. As we continue to focus on cultivating awareness - the quality of waking up to life - we will also look into establishing the motivation for practice and the Buddhist meditation aspirations of mental clarity, compassion, equanimity and freedom from attachment.

Laura has been teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses since 2017 and is a Certified MBSR Instructor. After a number of years as a social worker and psychotherapist, she has taught various forms of yoga including Classical Yoga since 2005. Laura began attending retreats and studying Buddhism in 2017 and recently completed the WHS Leadership Development Program led by Rosemary Donnell, James Coleman and Mick Malotte.

Contact: Laura Liss with questions. All are welcome. Space is limited.

When:
Saturday, April 9, 2022, 10:00 AM until 11:15 AM
Where:
WHS Meditation Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach, CA  93424

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