PRACTICAL VALUES FOR A COMPASSION-ORIENTED WORLD USING HH DALAI LAMA’S BEYOND RELIGION: ETHICS FOR A WHOLE WORLD with Anne Walter
His Holiness proposes an approach to ethics – that structure that defines how one acts and interacts in our world – that is based on universal rather than religious principles. In this inclusive “third way” His Holiness proposes an attainable path to an ethical and happy personal life and to a balanced global human community based on understanding and mutual respect.
5 Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30pm, 5/26 – 6/23; $65 Regular Fee; $55 Early Bird by May 19
DYNAMIC NONVIOLENCE: STUDYING PEACE FOR LIVING with Cory Lockhart
Peace is the yearning of every heart. The literature on nonviolence is rich with powerful prose and wisdom. Come delve into this study, learning to move beyond intentions to practice! Learning nonviolence means dedicating our hearts, minds, time and money to a commitment that the force of love, the force of truth, the force of justice and the force of organized resistance to corrupt power is always more effective, moral and enduring than the force of fists, guns, armies and bombs.
8 Wednesdays, 4:30 – 6:30pm, June 1, 8, 15, 29 and July 6, 13, 20, 27; $100 Regular Fee; $90 Early Bird by May 25.
MEDITATION: PERSONAL INSIGHT & SPIRITUAL AWAKENING WORKSHOP with Peter Buecker, MD
The benefits of meditation for supporting one’s health and well-being are clear. But, the practice can go much deeper. For many, meditation practice opens the door to heightened levels of personal awareness, insight, and spiritual awakening. In this 4-hour workshop, we will explore practices and concepts that will help you open to the deeper possibilities available to you in each and every moment just below the “clutter” of everyday life. Learn how mindfulness practice can help you transcend your daily stresses and realize a life of personal fulfillment, wisdom, compassion, and spiritual connection. This class is designed for the current meditation practitioner but beginners are welcome.
Saturday, June 4, 1:00 – 5:00pm; $89 Regular Fee; Early Bird $75 by May 21
MEDITATION I: THE PATH TO INNER PEACE with Peter Buecker, MD
In this 6-week class, you will discover your own personal path to inner peace and authentic joy utilizing time-honored practices and teachings presented in a simple, practical, and immediately applicable way. This class is perfect for beginners and experienced meditators alike.
6 Mondays, June 13th – July 25th, 6:30-8:15 pm; $149 Regular Fee; Early Bird $129 by May 30
MINDFUL SELF-COMPASSION with Pamela Cotton, PhD
Self-acceptance and self-compassion are essential qualities of happiness and success, and they form a core component of resilience. This eight-week class on self-compassion will introduce you to our current understanding of self-compassion, why compassion is an essential part of our nature, and tools and practices that can be used to help you remember and return to the basic nature of who you are.
8 Tuesdays, July 12 – Aug 30, 6:30 – 9:00pm plus 3-hour retreat, Sat, Aug 13, 9am – Noon; $300 Regular Fee; Early Bird, $270; Enrollment Limit: 12
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