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Urban Retreat: Silent Meditation Practice Day
The Interdependence Project
302 3rd Floor (Middle Buzzer)New York , NY 10012
Sat, 4/2/2016, 10:00am - 6:00pm
$50 - Early Bird Discount (register by March 26!)
$55 - Full Price
$45 - Members Price
In this daylong retreat, you have an opportunity to experience a day of guided meditation (breath meditation, walking meditation, mindful movement, mindful eating) in a full day of silence. Immersion in a period of silent meditation will deepen your experience and help you to develop a continuity of awareness and compassion that can be brought to any moment in your life.
To create a compassionate and calm space for all participants, we ask you to refrain from using devices during this retreat. Please make any arrangements necessary in advance to support your practice.
Beginners are welcome, but some previous experience with meditation is strongly recommended. (For example: have attended 3 or more Introduction to Meditation Sessions at IDP or the equivalent elsewhere; self-taught meditation practice at home for 1 month, etc. If you have questions about this, feel free to contact email@example.com.)
We’ll enjoy a 45-minute afternoon lunch practice period together. Please bring lunch with you, and note that IDP has a fridge, but no microwave. Wear comfortable clothes, and bring a water bottle. You can choose to sit on a cushion or chair as you prefer.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
Emily has been a student at IDP since 2005, completed the IDP Meditation Teacher Training program, and trained to teach MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness. Emily is also a writer with a particular love for memoir, poetry, and playwriting.
A Tokyo-born journalist living in NYC for many years, Maho completed the IDP Meditation Teacher Training in 2011 and continues to study with IDP founder, Ethan Nichtern.
As a not-for-profit organization, IDP is supported by the generosity of our community. Please become a Member today!
IDP strives to meet the financial needs of our community while facing the financial challenges of a not-for-profit in NYC. PoC Scholarships and Work-Study opportunities are being offereed for this event. Reduced-payment options can be arranged by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.