Upcoming Events at Compassion Center

WAKENING MEDITATION hosted by Peter Buecker, MD, All Fridays Mornings, 7:30 – 8:15am, Compassion Ed Classroom
The nature of enlightenment is to live in an enduring state of wakefulness.  This is not an achievement, but rather a practice.  Join us for this weekly group practice experience designed to support the ongoing emergence of your highest self.  Donation only.

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION: THE PRACTICE OF ENLIGHTENMENT with Peter Buecker, MD
You are welcome to this time-honored approach to reducing your stress and awakening your own highest self, using simple, practical, and powerful practices.  Suitable for beginners and experienced meditators alike. 6 Thursdays, 6:30-8pm, Jan 4-Feb 8; Cost:  $149

MINDFULNESS BEGINNINGS with Pamela Cotton, PhD
Welcome to a four-week process for the beginning meditator.  Learn both sitting and walking meditation and the practice of building loving-kindness.  Explore mindfulness of your body and working with emotions that arise in mindfulness practice.  This class, part of a mindfulness teacher certification program for Dr. Cotton, will be recorded to enable reflective learning for her.  4 Tuesdays, 10-11:30am Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018; $40

DYNAMIC NONVIOLENCE: STUDYING PEACE FOR LIVING with Cory Lockhart
You are invited to delve into this 8-week process of study and discussion about lived nonviolence in order to move beyond intentions to practice!
4 Tuesdays, 10-11:30am January 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018.  Cost:  $85; Early Bird $75 by Dec 26

FREE INTRODUCTION TO NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION with Cory Lockhart – two opportunities
How can we communicate from the heart, from a place of empathy for ourselves and others?  Nonviolent Communication draws from the wisdom of many traditions: “NVC is founded on language and communication skills that strengthen our ability to remain human, even under trying conditions… NVC fosters respect, attentiveness, and empathy and engenders a mutual desire to give from the heart.”  Marshall Rosenberg, developer of NVC
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:00 – 8:30pm OR Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 1:30 – 3:00pm