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Date:
Sep 16, 2017 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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The class is offered on a dana/donation basis, the MCC is supported by the practice of shared generosity.

Description

LGBTQ Community Half-Day Retreat
Saturday September 16th  9:30-1:00

This half-day retreat is open for those in the LGBTQ who might be new to mindfulness and meditation, as well as those who have a longer meditation practice.
The day includes silent meditation, walking practice and short dharma talks.

We’ll explore the teachings of the Buddha in meditation practice and how to integrate mindfulness into our daily lives. We bring a queer perspective on Buddhist practice, viewing the Buddha’s teaching through our LGBTQ experiences to see how this can lead to greater freedom.

The class is offered on a dana/donation basis, the MCC is supported by the practice of shared generosity.

Facilitators:
Baruch Golden has been practicing Vipassana meditation since 1998. He completed the Community Dharma Leaders program through Spirit Rock Meditation Center and the Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program at the Sati Center in Redwood City. He teaches at East Bay Meditation Center and at sitting groups in the Bay Area.

Pam Peirce began practicing meditation in 1995, studying in the traditions of Thich Nhat Hanh and Pema Chodron. She has completed Spirit Rock Meditation Center's Dedicated Practitioner Program and is currently training with the Community Dharma Leadership Program. She lives with her partner in San Francisco.

 

 

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Location information

Mindfulness Care Center

City:
San Francisco
Street:
42 Gough Street

Please keep perfumes, oils and scents to a minimum. We have people who are sensitive to chemicals and odors attending our classes. We appreciate your cooperation.