UPCOMING EVENTS MEDITATION CLASS AT ISLAND HOSPITAL "Meditation for Everyday Living"
Meditation has been clinically proven to reduce stress, blood pressure, anxiety and help with restful sleep. This gentle, three-session class includes guided exercises, attending to what’s immediately present in our experience and an invitation to being rather than doing. When: Thursdays, April 26, May 3 & 10, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Where: Fidalgo Room Cost: $48 Instructor: Jan Hodgman MA For more information, see the Heartbeats magazine or contact: Kelsey Jenison | Community Education Coordinator Island Hospital, 1211 – 24th Street, Anacortes, WA 98221 Direct Line: 360 299 1309 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments from previous classes: "Extremely helpful course to assist one in experiencing calmness and finding a new method of clearing the mind. A healthy way to experience life!"
"Jan is heaven-sent! I'm already seeing results, in numbers like blood pressure and in my sense of well-being. Thank you."
LUMINOUS AWARENESS The next "Luminous Awareness" meeting in Anacortes will be on Thursday, May 3, following an hour of silent meditation. We thrying this format, where we'll meet from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. The first hour on First Thursdays will be silent meditation, followed by our usual Luminous Awareness unpredictibility! Feel free to come to either or both, the silent hour and the Luminous way. Based on the nondual/spiritual approach of Peter Fenner's Radiant Mind, these gatherings are open to anyone enlivened by the opportunity to rest in pure awareness. Call (360) 333-9533 for details. By donation, no meditation experience required, come truly AS YOU ARE! Held at Louise Riersen's, 2019 J Ave., Anacortes, just a few doors down from Anacortes High School. Then on May 15 we again meet from 6:30-8 pm, with the first half hour being silent meditation followed by Luminous Awareness for a half hour. Again you are welcome to come to either or both of these parts of the evening.
Next Luminous Awareness telecalls will be Thursday, May 3 and May 17, at 2 pm Pacific time. An email gets sent out to those already on the list. If you have an interest in these calls, e-mail me at email@example.com for call-in details.
FIRST THURSDAY MEDITATION We meet at the home of Louise Riersen, at 2019 J Avenue, near Anacortes High School from 6:30 till about 7:30 pm. The next one will be May 3, 2018 (as above). There's no need to pre-register and no cost, though donations are gratefully accepted. It's a wonderful way of coming together to share silence with people from different paths of meditation.
PRIVATE SESSIONS FOR FOCUSING, MEDITATION AND NONDUAL COACHING CAN BE ARRANGED BY CALLING JAN AT 360-333-9533.