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Aug
15
Wed
Beginning Meditation: Exploring Mindfulness
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

You’ve been hearing about mindfulness and its benefits everywhere, from psychologists to doctors to athletes. But what exactly is mindfulness?

This class takes an in-depth look at the meditation technique of mindfulness: its origins, its applications, and why it’s such a powerful meditation practice for today’s modern world.

New material is introduced every week, yet presented as a stand-alone class. You will get the most out of this series by attending regularly, but you’ll never feel lost if you can only attend when your schedule allows.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10, 5-pack for $45, 10-pack for $80

Mayu Co-op Full Members: First class free, all other classes $7

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

First-timers, please arrive by 7pm for posture assistance.

All students, please arrive by 7:15 to sign in and pay.

Event begins at 7:30pm. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
20
Mon
Kusala: The Intersection of Skillfulness & Mindfulness
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

DESCRIPTION

The Pali word Kusala can be translated as skillful, wholesome or beneficial – aspects by which we can measure a “good” life. Combining mindfulness meditation techniques with an intellectual investigation of skillfulness can catapult your path toward happiness.

These classes are based on Buddhist teachings of skillfulness, and are brought to life within the framework of modern-day challenges and triumphs.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

Open to all levels of experience

PAYMENT

$10

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Community Meditation
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

Bring yourself back to center. These weekly meditations are perfect for anyone wanting to slow down and quiet their mind with a group of like-minded friends.

Guided meditations are not centered around a particular lineage or tradition, but are drawn from various contemplative practices. Each session is casual, gentle and unique. Perfect for beginning your meditation journey or strengthening your path.

FORMAT

Guided Meditation

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$5

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
22
Wed
Beginning Meditation: Exploring Mindfulness
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

You’ve been hearing about mindfulness and its benefits everywhere, from psychologists to doctors to athletes. But what exactly is mindfulness?

This class takes an in-depth look at the meditation technique of mindfulness: its origins, its applications, and why it’s such a powerful meditation practice for today’s modern world.

New material is introduced every week, yet presented as a stand-alone class. You will get the most out of this series by attending regularly, but you’ll never feel lost if you can only attend when your schedule allows.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10, 5-pack for $45, 10-pack for $80

Mayu Co-op Full Members: First class free, all other classes $7

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

First-timers, please arrive by 7pm for posture assistance.

All students, please arrive by 7:15 to sign in and pay.

Event begins at 7:30pm. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
23
Thu
Gratitude Meditation
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

Gratitude is much more than a word or gesture of thanks. It is a powerful mindset that can transform our relationships with everything and everyone around us.

Gratitude as a meditation technique is the element that unites the practices of non-harm with generosity. When we refrain from harm we cultivate kindness; when we practice generosity we give and receive freely. Gratitude is not possible without kindness (toward ourselves and others) nor without generosity (understanding the role of receiving).

These classes combine mantra and visualization techniques to help develop a baseline comfort with feeling and expressing gratitude. In time, they show us how to live with greater compassion, appreciation and joy.

*Important: This event is only open to Full, Plus & Supporting Members of the Mayu Meditation Cooperative.

You are invited to become a member of Mayu Meditation Cooperative. Please click here for more information.

FORMAT

Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

Mayu Co-op Plus & Supporting Members: $5

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Mayu.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome. If you are not yet a Mayu Co-op member please arrive by 2:45pm to fill out paperwork.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

 

Aug
27
Mon
Kusala: The Intersection of Skillfulness & Mindfulness
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

DESCRIPTION

The Pali word Kusala can be translated as skillful, wholesome or beneficial – aspects by which we can measure a “good” life. Combining mindfulness meditation techniques with an intellectual investigation of skillfulness can catapult your path toward happiness.

These classes are based on Buddhist teachings of skillfulness, and are brought to life within the framework of modern-day challenges and triumphs.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

Open to all levels of experience

PAYMENT

$10

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Community Meditation
Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

Bring yourself back to center. These weekly meditations are perfect for anyone wanting to slow down and quiet their mind with a group of like-minded friends.

Guided meditations are not centered around a particular lineage or tradition, but are drawn from various contemplative practices. Each session is casual, gentle and unique. Perfect for beginning your meditation journey or strengthening your path.

FORMAT

Guided Meditation

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$5

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
29
Wed
Beginning Meditation: Exploring Mindfulness
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

You’ve been hearing about mindfulness and its benefits everywhere, from psychologists to doctors to athletes. But what exactly is mindfulness?

This class takes an in-depth look at the meditation technique of mindfulness: its origins, its applications, and why it’s such a powerful meditation practice for today’s modern world.

New material is introduced every week, yet presented as a stand-alone class. You will get the most out of this series by attending regularly, but you’ll never feel lost if you can only attend when your schedule allows.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10, 5-pack for $45, 10-pack for $80

Mayu Co-op Full Members: First class free, all other classes $7

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

First-timers, please arrive by 7pm for posture assistance.

All students, please arrive by 7:15 to sign in and pay.

Event begins at 7:30pm. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Sep
3
Mon
Kusala: The Intersection of Skillfulness & Mindfulness
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

DESCRIPTION

The Pali word Kusala can be translated as skillful, wholesome or beneficial – aspects by which we can measure a “good” life. Combining mindfulness meditation techniques with an intellectual investigation of skillfulness can catapult your path toward happiness.

These classes are based on Buddhist teachings of skillfulness, and are brought to life within the framework of modern-day challenges and triumphs.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

Open to all levels of experience

PAYMENT

$10

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Community Meditation
Sep 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

Bring yourself back to center. These weekly meditations are perfect for anyone wanting to slow down and quiet their mind with a group of like-minded friends.

Guided meditations are not centered around a particular lineage or tradition, but are drawn from various contemplative practices. Each session is casual, gentle and unique. Perfect for beginning your meditation journey or strengthening your path.

FORMAT

Guided Meditation

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$5

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Sep
5
Wed
Beginning Meditation: Exploring Mindfulness
Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

You’ve been hearing about mindfulness and its benefits everywhere, from psychologists to doctors to athletes. But what exactly is mindfulness?

This class takes an in-depth look at the meditation technique of mindfulness: its origins, its applications, and why it’s such a powerful meditation practice for today’s modern world.

New material is introduced every week, yet presented as a stand-alone class. You will get the most out of this series by attending regularly, but you’ll never feel lost if you can only attend when your schedule allows.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10, 5-pack for $45, 10-pack for $80

Mayu Co-op Full Members: First class free, all other classes $7

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

First-timers, please arrive by 7pm for posture assistance.

All students, please arrive by 7:15 to sign in and pay.

Event begins at 7:30pm. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Sep
6
Thu
Gratitude Meditation
Sep 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

Gratitude is much more than a word or gesture of thanks. It is a powerful mindset that can transform our relationships with everything and everyone around us.

Gratitude as a meditation technique is the element that unites the practices of non-harm with generosity. When we refrain from harm we cultivate kindness; when we practice generosity we give and receive freely. Gratitude is not possible without kindness (toward ourselves and others) nor without generosity (understanding the role of receiving).

These classes combine mantra and visualization techniques to help develop a baseline comfort with feeling and expressing gratitude. In time, they show us how to live with greater compassion, appreciation and joy.

*Important: This event is only open to Full, Plus & Supporting Members of the Mayu Meditation Cooperative.

You are invited to become a member of Mayu Meditation Cooperative. Please click here for more information.

FORMAT

Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

Mayu Co-op Plus & Supporting Members: $5

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Mayu.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome. If you are not yet a Mayu Co-op member please arrive by 2:45pm to fill out paperwork.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

 

Sep
10
Mon
Kusala: The Intersection of Skillfulness & Mindfulness
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

DESCRIPTION

The Pali word Kusala can be translated as skillful, wholesome or beneficial – aspects by which we can measure a “good” life. Combining mindfulness meditation techniques with an intellectual investigation of skillfulness can catapult your path toward happiness.

These classes are based on Buddhist teachings of skillfulness, and are brought to life within the framework of modern-day challenges and triumphs.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

Open to all levels of experience

PAYMENT

$10

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Community Meditation
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

Bring yourself back to center. These weekly meditations are perfect for anyone wanting to slow down and quiet their mind with a group of like-minded friends.

Guided meditations are not centered around a particular lineage or tradition, but are drawn from various contemplative practices. Each session is casual, gentle and unique. Perfect for beginning your meditation journey or strengthening your path.

FORMAT

Guided Meditation

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$5

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Sep
12
Wed
Beginning Meditation: Exploring Mindfulness
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

You’ve been hearing about mindfulness and its benefits everywhere, from psychologists to doctors to athletes. But what exactly is mindfulness?

This class takes an in-depth look at the meditation technique of mindfulness: its origins, its applications, and why it’s such a powerful meditation practice for today’s modern world.

New material is introduced every week, yet presented as a stand-alone class. You will get the most out of this series by attending regularly, but you’ll never feel lost if you can only attend when your schedule allows.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10, 5-pack for $45, 10-pack for $80

Mayu Co-op Full Members: First class free, all other classes $7

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

First-timers, please arrive by 7pm for posture assistance.

All students, please arrive by 7:15 to sign in and pay.

Event begins at 7:30pm. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Sep
17
Mon
Kusala: The Intersection of Skillfulness & Mindfulness
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

DESCRIPTION

The Pali word Kusala can be translated as skillful, wholesome or beneficial – aspects by which we can measure a “good” life. Combining mindfulness meditation techniques with an intellectual investigation of skillfulness can catapult your path toward happiness.

These classes are based on Buddhist teachings of skillfulness, and are brought to life within the framework of modern-day challenges and triumphs.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

Open to all levels of experience

PAYMENT

$10

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Community Meditation
Sep 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

Bring yourself back to center. These weekly meditations are perfect for anyone wanting to slow down and quiet their mind with a group of like-minded friends.

Guided meditations are not centered around a particular lineage or tradition, but are drawn from various contemplative practices. Each session is casual, gentle and unique. Perfect for beginning your meditation journey or strengthening your path.

FORMAT

Guided Meditation

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$5

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Sep
18
Tue
Evening Retreat: Metta
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

Settle into a long practice period without taking an entire day off. These monthly sessions are mini retreats, the ideal way to hone your meditation skills as you develop mental stability and patience.

Ideal for intermediate meditators preparing for half- or full-day retreat, and advanced meditators wanting an extended sit with instruction. Guided meditations are light – the majority of the evening is silent practice.

The 2.5 hour evening includes

  • Orientation and Teaching – 30 min.
  • Seated Meditation – 40 min.
  • Walking Meditation – 10 min.
  • Seated Meditation – 40 min.
  • Walking Meditation – 10 min.
  • Q&A, Discussion – 20 min.

September 18 – Metta

Metta, often translated as loving-kindness, is a powerful meditation practice that upends negative mental habits. This evening we’ll explore Metta as an intention and as a felt experience, opening to the possibility of greater compassion for ourselves and others.

 

FORMAT

Instruction, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

Best for meditators with at least 3 months of experience.

PAYMENT

$25

Mayu Co-op Members: $20

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome. You MUST arrive by 6:15 to pay and settle in.

NOTE

Session begins promptly at 6:30. No late entry. No early exit.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Sep
19
Wed
Beginning Meditation: Exploring Mindfulness
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

You’ve been hearing about mindfulness and its benefits everywhere, from psychologists to doctors to athletes. But what exactly is mindfulness?

This class takes an in-depth look at the meditation technique of mindfulness: its origins, its applications, and why it’s such a powerful meditation practice for today’s modern world.

New material is introduced every week, yet presented as a stand-alone class. You will get the most out of this series by attending regularly, but you’ll never feel lost if you can only attend when your schedule allows.

FORMAT

Teaching, Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10, 5-pack for $45, 10-pack for $80

Mayu Co-op Full Members: First class free, all other classes $7

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Cierra McNamara.

Prepay with Paypal.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

First-timers, please arrive by 7pm for posture assistance.

All students, please arrive by 7:15 to sign in and pay.

Event begins at 7:30pm. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Sep
20
Thu
Gratitude Meditation
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

Gratitude is much more than a word or gesture of thanks. It is a powerful mindset that can transform our relationships with everything and everyone around us.

Gratitude as a meditation technique is the element that unites the practices of non-harm with generosity. When we refrain from harm we cultivate kindness; when we practice generosity we give and receive freely. Gratitude is not possible without kindness (toward ourselves and others) nor without generosity (understanding the role of receiving).

These classes combine mantra and visualization techniques to help develop a baseline comfort with feeling and expressing gratitude. In time, they show us how to live with greater compassion, appreciation and joy.

*Important: This event is only open to Full, Plus & Supporting Members of the Mayu Meditation Cooperative.

You are invited to become a member of Mayu Meditation Cooperative. Please click here for more information.

FORMAT

Guided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

Mayu Co-op Plus & Supporting Members: $5

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Mayu.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome. If you are not yet a Mayu Co-op member please arrive by 2:45pm to fill out paperwork.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.