Private Event: Self Compassion Workshop for Women

with Margy Lim and Aly Waibel

September 11 from 2-4pm

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Bend, Oregon

Tonglen Workshop

This two hour active learning workshop is designed for anyone with mindfulness or meditation experience or anyone in a caregiving or healing role or profession. You’ll learn and practice the compassion meditation of Tonglen, a powerful technique for transforming suffering, translated as “giving and receiving” and also known as active compassion practice. You’ll also learn how tonglen can prevent empathy fatigue and energize you as you care for others. Actively practicing compassion can:

  • Boost your courage to be present and resourceful in the face of life’s challenges
  • Calm your nervous system and strengthen your capacity for meaningful relationships

Choose one date for the 2 hour workshop:  

Thursday, September 19 from 6 to 8pm  

Heart of Life – 2863 Northwest Crossing Drive 

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Thursday, September 26 from 6 to 8pm

Heart of Life – 2863 Northwest Crossing Drive

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Thursday, October 17 from 4 to 6pm

The Hive – 205 NW Franklin Ave, Bend, OR 97701

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Meditation Workshop

Thursday, October 10 from 4 to 6pm

The Hive – 205 NW Franklin Ave, Bend, OR 97701 In this two hour active learning workshop you’ll learn and practice basic meditation using the breath as an anchor for attention. Most of the time will be spent in meditation practice, so you’re very welcome to attend whether you’re a beginner or experienced with meditation. You’ll learn:

  • Techniques and benefits of breath focus meditation. (If breath isn’t working as a focal point, we’ll try on other techniques.)
  • Contemplative science and what it can tell us about meditation. For example, what is the default mode network and is there an alternative? (yes 🙂)
  • Spiritual perspectives on the mind and identity
  • How and why to set up and maintain a meditation practice
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Waking up to Reality: Monthly gathering with James Wood

Second Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm

Heart of Life – 2863 NW Crossing Dr. Bend, OR 97703

An ongoing monthly gathering about how to wake up to the Reality of who you are. Silent sitting, brief talk, and Q & A.

Based on the teachings of James Wood, author of the book Ten Paths to FreedomTopics include Meditation, Consciousness, Energy Awareness, Embodiment, Communication, and Spiritual Transformation.

No need to register, $10 at the door or by Paypal or Venmo