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Insight Meditation Retreat for 18-32 Year Olds

Join a community of young people exploring the breadth and depth of the heart and mind in a silent retreat setting. With the Buddhist teachings of wisdom and compassion as our guide, we will cultivate a wholehearted attention to the present moment, leading to an embodied ease, clarity and kindness.

The retreat format includes daily meditation instruction, group and individual meetings with teachers, and opportunities for questions and discussion. An optional daily period of mindful movement will be offered by Leslie Booker.

The course will end with a day of optional activities centered on building relationships, supporting community, and integrating the practice into our everyday lives. All are welcome to attend – the retreat is open to both beginning and experienced meditators.

2017-07-27 (8 days) Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2017-07-28 Introduction To Metta 28:04
JoAnna Hardy
A gentle introduction to Metta
2017-07-28 Mindfulness as psychic self defense. 42:27
Bart van Melik
How mindfulness helps us to protect ourselves and by protecting ourselves - we protect others.
2017-07-29 Morning Instructions 57:07
JoAnna Hardy
Settling into sensations.
2017-07-29 Metta Instructions 43:08
Bart van Melik
Kindness for the body.
2017-07-29 Understanding the trap of wanting and not wanting. 52:53
Chas DiCapua
Exploring the habit pattern of mind using the enlightenment verses of the Third Zen Patriarch called Faith In Mind.
2017-07-30 Morning Meditation Instructions 59:06
Bart van Melik
How to be with challenging mind states.
2017-07-30 Metta Towards Oneself 41:20
Chas DiCapua
Practicing directing kindness towards ourselves by first connecting with our ability to receive kindness from other and then connecting with our own goodness.
2017-07-31 Forgiveness Practice 49:23
JoAnna Hardy
Young adult retreat
2017-08-01 Joy, Wonder and Friendship in Practice. 44:51
Bart van Melik
2017-08-02 Morning Instructions - Open Awareness 34:58
Bart van Melik
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