Meditation Classes: Guided Practices with Michell and HawaH
Meditation is accessible to all of us, regardless of physical health, strength and flexibility. It spans cultures and traditions and is a beautiful way to release stress, find calmness, and cultivate inner-peace. Whether it’s wondering if you are doing it “right”, getting distracted, or not being able to find the time to practice, this weekly class will provide you with the tools, support and information you need to develop a meditation practice that works for you. This is appropriate for BOTH beginner and advanced meditators. Participants can register for individual classes, or receive a discount by buying a class package.Course Dates (Wednesdays):March 7March 14March 21March 28April 4April 11April 18April 25 What to Bring:All that's needed is a pillow (meditation cushion) OR a yoga mat and a blanket/ block. If you have difficulty sitting on the floor, chairs are available too. Please note, there will be no physical asana (postures/ stretching) during this practice. About your Guides:HAWAH holds certifications in both Jivamukti and Sivananda Yoga. He has spent the last 15 years also learning from other traditions including Ashtanga Yoga with Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, Vinyasa Flow, & Iyengar Yoga. He has been studying and practicing Vipassana Meditation since the year 2003. HAWAH has produced 3 documentary films, released two musical CDs and published four books (the latest called "The Poetry of Yoga," published by White Cloud Press). You can learn more: www.Hawah.us Michell Stanley is certified as a Vinyasa Yoga Teacher, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist, Licensed Psychotherapist and Certified Life Coach. She has been studying the 8-Limb path of yoga for 17 years while using yoga as therapy in her holistic mental wellness studio, Moksha Living, in Washington D.C. Michell has expertise in helping people with busy and stress-filled lives to integrate mindfulness practices and healthy habits into their daily habits. Michell's service to others shows them how to have more love, balance and joy in their lives. When people learn to love and live better we can heal the world! About the Venue:Overlooking Meridian Hill/ Malcolm X Park, the Josephine Butler Parks Center is an 18,000 sq ft., Renaissance-revival style historic mansion. Washington Parks and People operates the Parks Center as a “greenhouse” for advancing Washington’s parks and public spaces. As home to a growing coalition of partner organizations, the Parks Center is a beacon of green urban revitalization and cooperation. It is less than a 10 minute walk from the Columbia Heights Metro Station on the Green Line.