May 6: Half-Day Retreat: Embodying Kind Awareness with Dawn Neal May 6: Half-Day Retreat: Embodying Kind Awareness with Dawn Neal Posted April 29, 2023 Saturday May 6, 2023: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm In-person only at IMC To support the maturation of kind, mindful, awareness through instruction and continuity, you are invited to join this half day of practice. Periods of lightly guided and silent sitting meditation will be offered, alternating with walking meditation. A limited number of brief one-on-one meetings with the teacher to discuss your meditation practice will be available. Recommended for people who have some meditation experience and have attended an introductory mindfulness meditation course, lovingkindness course (or similar), as well as for experienced practitioners. Weather permitting, there will be an optional time to connect with each other over packed lunch or tea from 12:15 to 1:15 pm outside. Bring lunch if you’d like to join us. The program is offered freely, with no registration needed. If you’d like to donate to the teacher or the center, you can visit IMC’s donation page here No registration is necessary. COVID vaccination and boosters are required. N95 or KN95 masks are required indoors. Dawn Neal is an insight practitioner, professional interfaith chaplain, and current IMC Dharma teacher trainee. She has devoted over two years to silent retreat practice since 2005.