This introductory level talk explores and deepens the basic technique of mindfulness meditation. By settling our minds we begin to see the magic of the world beyond our habitual filters and we experience the power of our basic human worthiness.
Topics will include:
Basic Goodness and Becoming Familiar with Equanimity
Using Mindfulness and Awareness to Gather the Mind and Work with Emotions
Overcoming the Obstacles to Meditation
Willing to Open: The Genuine Heart
Meditation as a Transformational Tool for Society
Joseph Mauricio is a speaker, teacher, workshop presenter, and meditation instructor in academic, business and private sectors. A senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist Tradition, Joseph began teaching twenty years ago at Karma Choling Buddhist Meditation Center in Vermont, and has subsequently taught in meditation centers, schools, businesses and community centers throughout North America, Canada and Europe.
He has served as the Director of Public Programs and Outreach at the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York, and has recently become the Executive Director of the Baltimore Shambhala Meditation Center.
Joseph is a close student of Meditation Master, Sakyong Mipham, Rinpoche, the Head of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. He has studied with renowned teacher and author, Pema Chodren, and many prominent teachers in the meditation and yogic traditions in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia. He has completed dozens of solitary and group retreats, including three month-long meditation retreats, two month-long solitary retreats, an eight week silent group retreat, numerous shorter group retreats and years of advanced study. Joseph is a graduate of the Shambhala School of Buddhist studies and advanced meditation instructor and teacher trainings in the Shambhala Tradition.
This class is a two-part offering; participation in both parts is strongly recommended, but not required.
Part I - Friday Jan. 25 from 6:30-8:00PM class is combined with Restorative Yoga Practice
Part II - Saturday Jan. 26 from 12-4:00PM
Part I - $25
Part II - $75
Parts I & II - $85
Online registration available through hohnyyoga.com. Select "Click here to book a class" from the Schedule menu, then the "Workshops" tab.