October 2014, check back soon for details!
What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness Meditation is the art & science of paying attention, of listening to our hearts and minds and the world around us, of learning to be “intimate with all things”. Mindfulness is enjoying a surge in popularity in many facets of modern life, including technology, education, psychology, law, social change & government. It is the most scientifically researched form of meditation, with researchers publishing 600 papers on its benefits last year alone. Mindfulness Meditation is a path towards freedom & happiness that’s been travelled for over 2500 years.
Why take this course?
Learning and keeping up a meditation practice can be challenging, and it is easy to get side tracked, confused, and frustrated. It is much easier and more fun to meditate when you have the guidance to do it properly, and a group to support you on your journey.
Testimonials from Alumni:
-“I meet life with more wakefulness and courage.”
-“I feel more alive.”
-“I’m nicer and more forgiving to myself.”
-“I get into the “flow” much easier at work. My productivity has gone way up, and my procrastination way down.”
-“I feel more connected to my loved ones and the world.”
” I feel like I just know myself more.”
Brent Morton has been passionately practicing meditation for almost 10 years, and teaching yoga and meditation for 6. He has spent over a year in silent meditation retreats in monasteries and retreat centers all over North America,Thailand, Burma, and India. He is currently in a 4 year invite- only meditation teacher training with Buddhist Meditation pioneers Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, Phillip Moffitt, Tara Brach, and others through Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County, CA and Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. He enjoys teaching meditation in a very pragmatic as well as heartfelt way.
What to expect from meditation?