Yoga

Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Meditation – November 22, 8:30-10:30

Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Meditation – November 22, 8:30-10:30 [2018]

The morning offers a peaceful start to Thanksgiving Day, and invites us to reflect on our good fortune. Having the opportunity to come together in stillness and movement at IMC is one of our many blessings. We will play with a variety of yoga poses to focus and calm the mind, enhance breath and overall awareness, and invite our bodies to experience a full range of movement. The morning is appropriate for both beginners and experienced yogis. Everyone is participates in accordance…

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Yoga and Meditation Half-Day Retreat

Yoga and Meditation Half-Day Retreat [2015]

January 2, 2016, 9am-12:30pm After the busyness of the holidays, this mini-retreat offers a quiet and grounding place where we can slow down, deepen our meditation, connect with our bodies, and reflect on our intentions for the coming year. No experience is necessary. We will alternate between meditation in movement and in stillness. You do not have to be flexible to do yoga or have a particular body type; you need only to be as you are. Gentle postures invite…

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Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Meditation

Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Meditation [2014]

Thursday, November 26, 2015, 8:30 am – 10:30 am Thanksgiving Day invites us to reflect upon the good in our lives, and to appreciate our good fortune. Even if we are feeling sad, low, grumpy or just not particularly fortunate, coming together in the stillness of meditation and the movement of yoga can revitalize our acceptance, gratitude and joy. Appropriate for beginners to yoga or meditation, as well as those with more experience. Bring a large towel and sticky mat, if…

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Yoga and Meditation Half-Day Retreat

Yoga and Meditation Half-Day Retreat [2014]

Saturday, October 25 2014, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm In this retreat we will develop a continuity of awareness in movement and in stillness. Our focus will be on the first three foundations of mindfulness: mindfulness of the body, of feelings or sensations, and of mental processes. We will integrate guided and silent meditation, moving meditation (yoga poses), breath work, and relaxation, and let the synergy of these practices inform and deepen one another to open heart and mind. The retreat…

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Yoga and Meditation Half-Day Retreat

Yoga and Meditation Half-Day Retreat [2014]

Saturday, January 3, 2015, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm After the busyness and external focus that often accompanies the holidays, this mini-retreat offers a quiet and grounding place where we can slow down, deepen our meditation, connect with our bodies, and perhaps help clarify what is important for the coming year. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis and meditators – you don’t need to be flexible to do yoga; you only need to be as you are. Bring a large…

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Yoga and Meditation Half-Day Retreat

Yoga and Meditation Half-Day Retreat [2013]

Saturday, January 4, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm After the busyness and external focus that often accompanies the holidays, this mini-retreat offers a quiet and grounding place where we can slow down, deepen our meditation, connect with our bodies, and perhaps help clarify what is important for the coming year. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis and meditators – you don’t need to be flexible to do yoga; you only need to be as you are. Bring a large…

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Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Meditation

Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Meditation [2013]

Thursday, November 28, 8:30 to 10:30 am Thanksgiving Day invites us to reflect upon the good in our lives, and to appreciate our good fortune. Even if we are feeling sad, low, grumpy or just not particularly fortunate, coming together in the stillness of meditation and the movement of yoga can revitalize our acceptance, gratitude and joy. Appropriate for beginners to yoga or meditation, as well as those with more experience. Bring a large towel and sticky mat, if you…

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Half-Day Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Terry Lesser

Half-Day Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Terry Lesser [2012]

Saturday January 12, 9am-12:30pm This retreat offers an opportunity to develop a continuity of awareness in movement and in stillness. We will integrate yoga poses, breath work, relaxation, loving-kindness (metta), guided and silent meditation and let the synergy of these practices inform and deepen one another to open heart and mind. The retreat is appropriate for beginners to either yoga or meditation as well as experienced yogis and meditators. You do not have to be flexible to do yoga, nor…

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Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Meditation with Terry Lesser

Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Meditation with Terry Lesser [2012]

Thursday November 22, 8:30-10:30am Thanksgiving Day invites us to reflect upon the good in our lives, and to appreciate our good fortune. Even if we are feeling sad, low, grumpy or just not particularly fortunate, coming together in the stillness of meditation and the movement of yoga can revitalize our acceptance, gratitude and joy. Appropriate for beginners to yoga or meditation, as well as those with more experience. Bring a large towel and sticky mat, if you have one. Terry…

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Thanksgiving Day Yoga and Meditation

Thanksgiving Day Yoga and Meditation [2011]

Thursday November 24, 8:30-10:30am  Meditation, gentle yoga, relaxation. Appropriate for all, regardless of experience. Bring a large towel and sticky mat, if you have one. Taught by Terry Lesser. Terry teaches Yoga for Meditation. She has been teaching classes and retreats at the Insight Meditation Center since 1995. She began practicing yoga in 1984, and has been a student of Vipassana meditation since 1992. Trained in Iyengar style yoga, she also teaches at the California Yoga Center in Palo Alto….

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Half-Day Retreat: Yoga and Meditation with Terry Lesser

Half-Day Retreat: Yoga and Meditation with Terry Lesser [2011]

Saturday January 14, 2012, 9am to 12:30pm This retreat offers an opportunity to develop a continuity of awareness in movement and in stillness. We will integrate yoga poses, breath work, relaxation, loving-kindness (metta), and guided and silent meditation and let the synergy of these practices inform and deepen one another to open heart and mind. The retreat is appropriate for beginners to either yoga or meditation as well as experienced yogis and meditators. You do not have to be flexible…

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Yoga and Meditation Half-day Retreat w/Terry Lesser

Yoga and Meditation Half-day Retreat w/Terry Lesser [2011]

May 7, 9am to 12:30pm Offers an opportunity to develop a continuity of awareness in movement and in stillness. We will integrate yoga poses, breath work, relaxation, lovingkindness(metta), guided and silent meditation and let the synergy of these practices inform and deepen one another to open heart and mind. The retreat is appropriate for beginners to yoga and meditation as well as experienced yogis and meditators.You do not have to be flexible to do yoga, nor to have a particular…

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Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Sitting Meditation with Terry Lesser

Thanksgiving Morning Yoga and Sitting Meditation with Terry Lesser [2010]

Thursday, November 25, 2010 8:30 – 10:15 am “Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy – because we will always want to have something else or something more.” -Brother David Steindl-Rast Certainly we can be thankful for the precious opportunity to practice together. In silent sitting and movement, this morning is appropriate for all, regardless…

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Half-Day Retreat: Meditation and Yoga with Terry Lesser

Half-Day Retreat: Meditation and Yoga with Terry Lesser [2010]

Saturday, January 8, 2011, 9:00am to 12:30pm This retreat offers an opportunity to develop a continuity of awareness in movement and in stillness. We will integrate yoga poses, breath work, relaxation, loving-kindness (metta), and guided and silent meditation and let the synergy of these practices inform and deepen one another to open heart and mind. The retreat is appropriate for beginners to either yoga or meditation as well as experienced yogis and meditators. You do not have to be flexible…

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