With Jonathan Foust
- Wednesday, June 13, 7:30pm
Does your mind sometimes feel like it's on a hamster wheel of repetitive thinking? When you react to a problem, you tend to lock into predictable patterns that keep you feeling stuck.
When you interrupt your habitual patterns, you create the possibility of responding with greater awareness.
In this evening gathering you'll explore a number of specific strategies that will help you get more in touch with what's going on in your life, identify your patterns of resistance and struggle, and help you look at your challenges with fresh eyes.
Part of our inquiry is based in mindfulness, using meditative practices to cultivate non-judging awareness. Your exploration will include guided meditations, small group sharing, journaling, and time for questions and discussion.
Bring along a few of your most gnarly issues that would like some deeper investigation!
Jonathan Foust, MA, CSA, is a Senior Teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and a Founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute of Washington. He is creator of the Year of Living Mindfully Program and works 1-1 with private clients.
He has studied numerous disciplines from both the Yogic and Buddhist traditions and has been leading retreats and training teachers for over twenty five years in both residential and corporate settings. He has been widely quoted for his commentary on yoga, meditation, spirituality and healing in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Yoga Journal, and other national publications and media.
He is the former president and a senior teacher at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, the largest center for yoga and health in North America. A practitioner of yoga and meditation for over thirty years, he lived for over fifteen years in a monastic setting.
Some of his audio recordings include The Art of Relaxation, A Touch of Grace: Bamboo Flute Meditations, as well as two guided meditation compilations produced in conjunction with Simon & Schuster: Energy Awareness and High Energy Living.
Jonathan has presented in organizations as diverse as The World Bank, Universal Music Group, The United Bank of Switzerland, the DC Superior Court, the Young Presidents Organization, The Organization of American States, and the Montgomery County School district.
This program is open to everyone. RSVP's are appreciated.
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