Mindfulness and MBSR in the Shenandoah Valley

Warm greetings; thank you for visiting us, and for your interest in pursuing mindfulness in the Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. These offerings are available for those new to mindfulness, as well as more experienced practitioners who wish to deepen their practice. All are welcome.

Along with 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) workshops  - offered in partnership with Valley Health’s Integrative Care Program - we offer a variety of Insight (Vipassana) meditation retreats, workshops, and classes throughout the valley and in the greater Washington D.C. area – all designed to help you reduce stress and pain (emotional and physical), and discover your deepest self through the practice of mindfulness.

We also offer tailored meditation workshops and classes for groups and businesses, as well as private sessions for experienced practitioners who wish to deepen their practice. 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

*Please click on the event links for more information, or to REGISTER

8-WEEK WORKSHOPS: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Spring 2015: Three workshops begin May 17, 18, & 21 in Winchester, Front Royal, & Leesburg,
May 17 – July 5: Sundays, 9-11:30 a.m., The Dharma Studio, Winchester
May 18 – July 6: Mondays, 6:30-9 p.m., Warren Memorial Hospital, Front Royal
May 21 – July 9: Thursdays, 6:30-9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun, Leesburg

**Learn More: What Is MBSR?

SATURDAY DAYLONG MEDITATION RETREATS
May 9: Claiming Our Innate Belonging: The Truth of Interconnection
Aug. 15: Finding Grace Through Facing Fear
Oct. 17: Discovering the Ease of Equanimity

**Learn More: What Is A Retreat Like?

3-DAY RESIDENTIAL MEDITATION RETREATS
Aug. 21-23, 2015, Women’s Weekend Retreat
“Awakening Pure Joy” at Claymont Court Mansion
Charles Town, WV

April 29 – May 1, 2016Weekend Retreat w/co-teacher Trisha Stotler
Seven Oaks Retreat Center, Madison, VA
*Save the date! More information soon.

PUBLIC CLASSES: 
An Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Apr. 27, Mon., 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Warren Memorial Hospital in Front Royal, VA
May 7, Thu., 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun in Leesburg, VA

TUESDAY NIGHT INSIGHT MEDITATION GROUP
7-8:45 p.m. in Stephens City, VA

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Do not try to save the whole world or do anything grandiose.
Instead, create a clearing in the dense forest of your life
And wait there patiently,
Until the song that is your life
Falls into your own cupped hands
And you recognize and greet it.
Only then will you know how to give yourself
To this world
So worthy of rescue.

-Martha Postlewaite