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Art of Meditation, Forgiveness

Saturday, January 26
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Part of Adult Lifestyle Workshops

Art of Meditation Discover the relaxing world of meditation and the many benefits associated with this ancient practice through the first of four sessions. Each session begins with an art-inspired investigation on one of four themes: Forgiveness, Compassion, Gratitude, and Faith, followed by a one-hour meditation with Anna Naccarato, who will guide you on a journey to inner awareness and self-discovery. The session ends with a tea ceremony brought to you by The Green Door Teahouse. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow, eye pillow, and blanket. Yoga mats will be provided.

January 26, Forgiveness: January is a time to reflect upon what has happened in the past and our hopes for the future; a time to practice forgiveness to ourselves and to others in order to make a fresh start.

February 16, Compassion: Love is a verb, a word of action, and compassion is its cornerstone. Suffering is universal and acts of compassion reveal our inter-connectedness, shifting humanity from “I” to “We”.

March 16, Gratitude: An attitude of gratitude leaves no room for arrogance, conceit, or egotism, but helps us to recognize we are loved and cared for by others and to trust our spirituality.

April 20, Faith: We have the ability to create a vision of what we want our life to be. Faith is the springboard upon which we leap in order to learn, grow, and change to manifest this vision into reality.

Speaker/Instructor/Guest Information:

Anna Naccarato

Cost:

general public: One class: $50, Series of four: $180
McMichael members: One class: $40, Series of four: $144

Reservation: Required


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