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"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

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Insight Meditation (known as Vipassana in the Buddhist tradition) is a simple technique which has been practiced in Asia for over 2,600 years. Beginning with the focusing of attention on the breath, the practice concentrates and calms the mind. It allows one to see through the mind's conditioning and thereby to live more fully present in the moment. Its presentation through Spirit Rock Meditation Center is non-sectarian, although the ethics and traditions of Buddhist psychology are included for guidance.

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10/23/2017 Self-Healing through Gentle Qigong - Ends Nov 20
Isabelita Papa
10/23/2017 Monday Night Community Welcome
Dawn Scott
10/23/2017 Spirit Rock Live: Monday Nights with Jack Kornfield and Friends
Matthew Brensilver
10/23/2017 Monday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield or others
10/24/2017 Mindful Self-Compassion (8-week class) - Ends Nov 7
Linda Graham, Jane Baraz
10/25/2017 Wednesday Morning Meditation with Sylvia Boorstein or Donald Rothberg or others
10/25/2017 Fall Path of Parenting Series (5-Week Class Series) - Ends Nov 1
Grace Fisher
10/25/2017 Fall Middle School Meditation Series (5-Week Class Series) - Ends Nov 1
Leyna Roget Brabant, Andrew Chaikin
10/26/2017 Thursday Morning Women's Group with Grace Fisher or others
10/26/2017 Thursday Morning Meditation and Yoga with Ashley Sharp (yoga) and others
10/26/2017 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction - Ends Nov 16
Lisa Walker, Susan Dubin-McNeil
10/27/2017 Dharma and Recovery Intensive:
Buddhism and the Twelve Steps - Ends Oct 29

Kevin Griffin
10/27/2017 Awakening Strength, Courage and Tenderness: A Retreat for the LGBTQI Gender-Fluid Community - 4 nights, ends Oct 31
Arinna Weisman, Larry Yang, Melvin Escobar (yoga), Alisa Dennis (trainee), Joan 'JD' Doyle (trainee)
10/28/2017 Slow and Steady: Establishing Successful Meditation Techniques
Oren Sofer
10/29/2017 The Five Longings: What We've Always Wanted And Already Have
David Richo
10/29/2017 Fall Teen Meditation Series - Ends Nov 5
Sean Feit-Oakes, Sara Oakes
10/30/2017 Self-Healing through Gentle Qigong - Ends Nov 20
Isabelita Papa
10/30/2017 Monday Night Community Welcome
Thomas Davis
10/30/2017 Spirit Rock Live: Monday Nights with Jack Kornfield and Friends
Jack Kornfield
10/30/2017 Monday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield or others
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