Mindfulness Practice at the WMC
Meditation and Dharma Discussion every Sunday evening from 7-9pm. Sitting and walking meditation from 7 to 8pm; a brief taped dharma talk by Thich Nhat Hanh, followed by discussion/support, from 8 to 9pm. Social time from 9 to 9:30pm.
Newcomer Orientation: Last Sunday each month, 6- 6:30pm; Guided Meditation from 6:30-6:50pm.
Community Potluck: First Sunday each month, starting at 5:15pm.
"Live Dharma": Sunday nights featuring Dharma talks by local Dharma teachers. Next: Bill Menza on February 2.
Second Body Practice: Next round begins in early January 2003. To sign up: <secondbody(at)aol.com>
WMC Study Groups: Next group begins in early January 2003. One group will focus on the 14th Mindfulness Trainings, going 14 weeks. Another group will focus on a text to be announced. To sign up, contact Steve Sidley at (301) 655-2605 or <stevesidley(at)aol.com>.
Location: The Washington Buddhist Vihara, 5017 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC. <www.mindfulnessdc.org>
Stillwater Mindfulness Practice Center
Sitting meditation and reading every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 6:30 to 7:30am;
Weekly Practice Evenings: Thursdays, 7:30-9pm.
Location: Crossings, 1 Columbia Ave, Takoma Park, MD.
Note: in late January/early February, Stillwater MPC will be moving to 8505 Fenton St, in Silver Spring, MD (above the Fresh Fields/Whole Foods store)
Class starting in early February:
"Smiling Like a Buddha: An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation." An eight-week course offered by Mitchell Ratner. For more info and to sign up: 301-270-8353, <info(at)stillwatermpc.org>
Mindfulness Practice Center of Fairfax (MPCF)
Morning Sitting & Walking Meditation: Monday through Friday 8:15-9:15am.
Noon meditation: Thursday, 12-12:45pm.
Morning Mindful Movement: Thursday 9:30-10:15am.
Afternoon Mindful Movement: Tuesday 4:15-5pm.
Weekly Practice Evening: Thursdays, 7:30-9pm.
Please call 703-938-1377 to confirm.
Location: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF), 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, VA
Check webpage for upcoming classes.
Days of Mindfulness with MPCF (Anh-Huong and Thu Nguyen). We come together once a month to learn and practice the art of mindful living as a community. Join us at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, Virginia. Space is limited so call now at 703-938-1377. Suggested donation is $30 to $50. Upcoming dates: Dec. 21, Jan. 18, Feb. 8, Mar. 15.
Days of Mindfulness with the Boat of Compassion (Thuyen Tu). Vietnamese zen group practice in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh: First Saturday most months, at the Buddhist Congregational Church of America, 5401 16th St. NW, Washington, DC. Meditation from 10am-noon; vegetarian lunch afterwards. To confirm, contact Que Tran: 301-589-8234, or Vien Nguyen: 301-294-7966.
Capitol Hill Mindfulness Practice: Sitting meditation Monday through Friday, 7–8am. Contact: Carolyn Cleveland, 202-546-8826, <cultivatepeace(at)solespring.net>
Annapolis Mindfulness Practice: Thursdays, 7-8:30pm. Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Rd. Contact: Art Hanson, 410-216-9551. <arthansen(at)juno.com>
Columbia Mindfulness Practice: First Monday of month, 7-8:30pm. Kittamaqundi Community Church, 5410 Leaftreader Way. Contact: Judy Colligan, 410-730-4712.
Bethesda Mindfulness Practice: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30-7:30am. For directions and more info, call:301-897-3648. <stevesidley(at)aol.com>
Arlington Mindfulness Practice: Monday, 7:30pm. Contact: Peter Guerrero, 703-820-1524. <pfguerrero(at)aol.com>