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January 5, 2015 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm$145
Seven-week series: Monday evenings from January 5th – February 16th 5:45pm-7:00pm
Presented by: Lindsay Foreman, CYT
Whether you have never meditated or have a regular practice, this 7-week series will provide you the opportunity to experience the immense benefits of meditation within the support of a group. Research shows that meditation helps improve physical and emotional well being. Experience how meditation can benefit you today!
In this series we will explore a variety of mediation techniques to cultivate present moment awareness and compassion. During each class there will be gentle movement, guided sitting meditation, and time for sharing/questions. After each session, you will have a technique to practice throughout the week.
Also include individual one-on-one session will be available to all participants.
Unsure if meditation is for you?
Myth #1 Meditation is only for those who can easily sit still.
Buster #1 You do not need to be comfortable with stillness to meditate. In fact, we will be incorporating movement into each class.
Myth #2 You need to have a quiet mind to meditate.
Buster #2 Meditation helps us befriend our thoughts. No need to check your thoughts at the door.
Myth #3 Meditation will fix your flawed self.
Buster #3 You are already perfectly wonderful. Meditation helps us to experience this reality with clarity.
Lindsay Foreman has been teaching Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga for over 5 years. She helped established the Center for Mindful Learning, a non-profit in Burlington, Vermont. Lindsay comes to this practice out of a deep desire to connect to the joy and pain of the world with an open heart. Her teaching draws on the work of Shinzen Young, Soryu Forall, and Thich Nhat Hanh.
In this class you will…
- Learn how meditation can help with feelings of anxiety, depression, lack of connection, overwhelming thoughts, hopelessness or insomnia.
- Discover simple techniques to relieve stress, calm the mind and relax fully and deeply.
- Experience how meditation can increase your sense of compassion for yourself and others.
As a result of this class you will also…
- Get the tools and guidance to needed to create your own home meditation practice.
- Receive a complimentary one-on-one session with Lindsay.
- Have access to a guided meditation recording that you can use anywhere and anytime you need.
Ready to sign up? Claim your spot now by calling 802-658-9440 or register online by clicking here.
$145 for the 7 week series
Work-Study: We have one work-study spot available for this group. If you are interested in attending this series for free in exchange for working at the center give us a call at 802-658-9440.
Contributing Participant: Part of our mission at VTCIT is to offer services to all those who would seek growth and healing, regardless of ability to pay. This program offers the option of participating in the series at the cost of $155, $10 of which will be contributed to our scholarship fund, which is used to reduce or eliminate the cost of VTCIT programs and services for those who need financial assistance. You can also contribute directly to this fund, in any amount you’d like, click here for more details.