The Basics of Mindfulness Meditation Class

STARTING SEPTEMBER 22nd, 2022


If you want support in establishing a daily mindfulness meditation practice, or deepening practice this is the class for you.

During this six-session journey you will learn mindfulness of breathing, the body, of emotions, thoughts, of mind and of the application of mindfulness in daily life and on retreat This class is appropriate for beginners as well as for those more experienced meditators who want to refresh the fundamentals of practice. The benefits of this practice include:

1. A healthier relationship with your thoughts.

2. More balance with your emotions.

3. Be more in touch with your body and mind.

4. Increase your capacity to be loving and kind.

5. Be more peaceful

This class will provide you with a relaxed and supportive environment for mindfulness practice to deepen. Doug will tailor his instruction to meet your specific needs. You will be provided an at home practice guide and instructions to expand mindfulness into everyday life. Practice outside of class is an important part of the learning process

Books for the class:

Mindfulness in Plain English by Henapola Gunaratana.

The Power of Mindfulness  by Nyanaponika Thera.

Both may be downloaded online free of charge by double clicking on the red lettering above.

Cost: Recommended donation of $150.00 for the series of six classes. No one turned away due to inability to pay

Registration:

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Preregistration required.  Please contact Douglas if you have questions or need information about registration.

Schedule:  

The Fall 2022 schedule is Thursday evenings from 6 to 7:20 pm.   There will be six sessions on  6-7:20 pm  9/22, 9/29, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3.  We will not be meeting on 10/06 .  

Location: This class will be offered online through Zoom and in person at Portland Insight Meditation Center (6536 SE Duke St, Portland, OR 97206). You will receive the Zoom link, supplemental materials, and course outline after you register.

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