For Beginners

Beginners Practice Group with Chris Clifford and Jim Podolske

Beginners Practice Group with Chris Clifford and Jim Podolske [2013]

4 Wednesday evenings, February 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 7:30-9pm This series is for beginners who have taken a basic mindfulness meditation instruction class and would like to take the next step in building and supporting their practice.  This will be a four week discussion group on developing mindfulness practice.  There will be a 20 minute sitting, a review of the basic teachings, and discussion with an introduction to the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path. Chris Clifford’s…

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Introduction to Mindfulness Series with Gil Fronsdal

Introduction to Mindfulness Series with Gil Fronsdal [2012]

5 Wednesday evenings, 7:30-9pm, January 9, 16, 23, 30 & February 6 2013 Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life, it…

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Beginners Practice Group with Jim Podolske and Shin Kwan Park

Beginners Practice Group with Jim Podolske and Shin Kwan Park [2012]

3 Wednesday evenings, 7:30-9pm, November 7, 14 & 21 This series is for beginners who have taken a basic mindfulness meditation instruction class and would like to take the next step in building and supporting their practice.  This will be a three week discussion group on developing mindfulness practice.  There will be a 20 minute sitting, a review of the basic teachings, and discussion with an introduction to the Four Noble Truths. Jim Podolske’s Biography/Talks Shin Kwan Park’s Biography/Talks

Introduction to Mindfulness Series with Gil Fronsdal

Introduction to Mindfulness Series with Gil Fronsdal [2012]

5 Wednesday evenings, 7:30-9pm, September 26, October 3, 10, 17 & 31 Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life, it is…

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Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation [2012]

Thursday evenings 7:30-9pm, May 24-June 21 Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life, it is also a spiritual path that gradually dissolves…

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Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation with Gil Fronsdal

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation with Gil Fronsdal [2011]

Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9pm, January 11-February 15, 2012 Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life, it is also a spiritual path…

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Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation w/Jim Podolske and Shin Kwan Park

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation w/Jim Podolske and Shin Kwan Park [2011]

Monday mornings, 9:30-11am, January 9 through February 6, 2012 Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life, it is also a spiritual path…

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Introducción a la Meditación en Espanol

Introducción a la Meditación en Espanol [2011]

Tuesdays, October 25 to November 22, 7:30-9pm Aprende a meditar y goza de los beneficios físicos y mentales. Curso de cinco semanas en el Insight Meditation Center  108 Birch St. Redwood City, CA 94062-1307. Los martes de 7:30 p.m. a las 9 p.m.del 25 de Octubre al 22 de Noviembre, 2011. Instructora: Andrea Castillo. El curso se ofrece gratuitamente. Si deseas puedes ofrecer una donación.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation with Gil Fronsdal

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation with Gil Fronsdal [2011]

Wednesdays Sep 28, Oct 5, Oct 12, Oct 19, Oct 26, Nov 2. 7:30pm-9pm Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life,…

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Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Series w/Ines Freedman

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Series w/Ines Freedman [2011]

Wednesdays 7:30pm to 9pm, May 25, June 1, June 8, June 15, June 22 Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life,…

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Introduction to Meditation Daylong Retreat with Ines Freedman

Introduction to Meditation Daylong Retreat with Ines Freedman [2010]

Saturday, November 13, 2010, 9:30am to 3:30pm Introducing the basic practice of mindfulness, with direction in mindfulness of the breath, body, emotions, thoughts, walking and eating. There will sitting and walking meditation and discussion. Suitable for both beginners and those wanting to review the basics of practice.  Bring lunch. Ines Freedman first became interested in meditation through her yoga practice in 1970. She has been practicing Buddhist meditation since 1985, with Gil Fronsdal being her primary teacher since 1995. She…

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Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation with Gil Fronsdal

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation with Gil Fronsdal [2010]

Six Wednesday Evenings, January 12 to February 16, 2011, 7:30 – 9pm Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life, it is…

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Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Taught by Andrea Fella

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Taught by Andrea Fella [2010]

Five Wednesday Evenings March 24 to April 21, 2010, 7:30 to 9pm Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life, it is…

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Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Taught by Ines Freedman

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Taught by Ines Freedman [2009]

Five Wednesday Evenings June 16 to July 14, 2010, 7:30 to 9pm Insight Meditation or Vipassana, is a simple technique, beginning with focusing the attention on the breath. The practice concentrates and calms the mind. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of Mindfulness, a practice of moment-to-moment observation which cultivates a clear, stable and non-judgmental awareness. While mindfulness practice can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life, it is…

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Beginners’ Practice Group

Beginners’ Practice Group [2009]

Wednesdays, February 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 7:30 to 9pm This series is for those beginners who have taken a basic mindfulness meditation instruction class and would like to take the next step in building and supporting their practice.  Come to this six-week discussion group on developing mindfulness practice.  There will be a 20 minute sitting, a review of the basic teachings, and lots of discussion.  The class will review the basic instructions in mindfulness meditation, discuss the five…

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