Our First Responders not only face life threatening situations, but see some pretty horrendous things as well. Due to this, many of them are left with sleepless nights and PTSD. This then leads to divorce, suicide, and many other painful outcomes. So what can we do to help those who have helped us?
Studies have shown Mindfulness to be the answer. This fundraising campaign’s goal is to raise enough money to give prepaid classes to police, firefighters and EMTs. Join us in making a difference to these brave men and women today.
Through a variety of teaching strategies, hands-on activities, group discussions and reflection, participants will practice Mindfulness meditation and learn how the tools of Mindfulness can be applied to everyday parenting challenges.
Our six-week course teaches children the simple yet profound tools of mindfulness. Through a variety of activities, the child learns where his/her feelings come from and how to better manage those emotions.
Through a variety of discussions and activities the youth learn where their feelings come from, how to manage those feelings, and how to take responsibility for their words and actions.
This class lays the foundation for students to understand basic principles of mindfulness, develop a personal meditation practice, and to apply the principles in their daily life on an ongoing basis.
Focuses on how to develop more concentration, and how more confidence and wisdom can arise in our practice.
Mindfulness practices to work with self-critical thoughts, and self-compassion practices to nurture kindness and compassion for ourselves and others.
Emphasizes on heart-based qualities that complement mindfulness and can be cultivated through meditation practices.
As we come to practice Mindfulness, we start to understand the nature of craving, attachment, wanting and clinging as the causes of our dissatisfaction. We practice the teachings and the tools of Mindfulness to become free of them.
This class is for those who are interested in the supporting teachings of the Buddha to Mindfulness. For those who are curious, dedicated and determined to go deeper into the realm of the mind and the heart and taking further steps into the realm of freedom and happiness.
Learn about your brain and how to improve all aspects of your life in a safe and encouraging environment. Discover the strengths of your brain type and identify ways to naturally excel.
This class is for those who are interested in reducing the pain of grief and loss through compassionate means including family and friends who are affected by addiction and loss of loved ones due to addiction.
The Becoming Alive course is designed to provide the space and guidance for participants to understand life and the ending of life at a more intimate level and ways to enrich living.
Mindfulness Meditation Drop-in Sitting Groups
Come join us in West Hills for a wonderful group meditation that takes place only once a month. Stay tuned for next month’s moonlight meditation.
Sunday Night Mindfulness Meditation is a one hour group sit including guided meditation (sitting as well as walking), group discussion/ short talk.
Monday Night Mindfulness Meditation is a two-hour long group sit that will include guided meditation (sitting as well as walking), group discussion and a short talk. This is our longest running meditation group and has practitioners at different levels.