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Half-Day Somatic Meditation Retreat: DISSOLVE (in person at HVWC)

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$40.00

Half-Day Somatic Meditation Retreat: DISSOLVE

Cost $40 (lunch will be provided)

Friday, June 14th, 9 am – 1 pm

In this half-day meditation workshop, we will explore somatic meditation practices with the theme of dissolve. We will do body scan meditations to dissolve our physical tension into the earth; we will do belly breathing practice to dissolve our minds into our bodies; and we will do shamatha meditation to mix our breath with space. There will be alternating sessions of sitting meditation, walking meditation, dharma talks, and group & dyad discussions. We will end with a communal lunch at 12:30 pm.

This group will be facilitated by Paul Griffin. He has practiced meditation for 20 years through Dharma Ocean and Shambhala. Currently, he is a devoted volunteer at the Westchester Meditation Center through which he co-hosts a monthly Family Meditation program at the Warner Library. He also runs the tutoring company Griffin Prep and regularly teaches writing, philosophy, and math. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

Participants should bring a mat or blanket and a water bottle if they’d like.

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June 14 Meditation Retreat
$ 40.00
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Details

Date:
June 14
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$40.00
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Venue

Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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Phone
914.332.5953
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Organizer

HVWC
Phone
914.332.5953
Email
ask@writerscenter.org
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