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Thursday Evenings Qigong

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until June 14, 2018

Healing Breath Qigong is a practice that helps us maintain good health, live longer, aging painlessly, prevent illness, heal naturally, and lightening up our spirit. Our weekly Qigong classes are led by Sister Steadiness, bringing in a holistic wellbeing practice that incorporates mindfulness, meditation, slow flowing movements, deep rhythmic breathing, and developing a calm meditative state of mind. Sister Steadiness studied Chinese Medicine in Canada and learned Qigong and Tai Chi with many famous teachers in China. She worked as…

Adult’s Half Day of Mindfulness Practice Facilitated by Sister Emerald and Sister Steadiness

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 15, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on August 19, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

Being an adult is hard work. We have responsibilities, duties, obligations, endless to-do lists, and worries. With modern pressures to be efficient and effective, and a society that is driven on busyness, we forget the importance of being still and present to develop depth in our everyday experiences. Like the butterfly amongst the shrubs, we will only see its beautiful presence when we offer our presence to it, rather than seeing its blurred image with the background. So too, presence…

Healing Meditation Class Facilitated by Sister Emerald

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 2, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 7, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 21, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on June 4, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on June 18, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 2, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 6, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 3, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 17, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 1, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 15, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 5, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 3, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 7:00pm

The Healing Breathing Sangha will host meditation sessions at the Metta Centre twice a month each 1st and 3rd Monday from 7pm to 8.30pm, with the first class commencing on Monday 12th March. The classes will explore different kinds of Buddhist practice, including guided meditation, walking meditation, sutra reading, touching the earth practice, lying down meditation, and question and answer discussions. Dates for the sessions are: March: Mondays 12 & 19 April: Mondays 2 & 16 May: Mondays 7 &…

Yoga with Shweta

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - May 18 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

Our breath-centred Hatha yoga session is led by Shweta Dhawan. Shweta has been practicing yoga since 2006. She did a 350 hour breath-centred Hatha yoga teacher training in the classical tradition of T. Krishnamacharya from the Yoga Institute in Cammeray. Shweta’s classes are a combination of playful sequencing for strength and flexibility, and breath-centred movements resulting in a moving meditation. There are continuous alignment cues and modifications to help beginners settle in, but enough challenges for regular practitioners. There are…

Urban Mindfulness Retreats for adults Facilitated by Sister Emerald and Sister Steadiness

June 23 @ 9:00 am - June 24 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 22, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 9:00am

In the whirlwind of life, we are drawn from one task to another, one day after another, and one problem after another calling for our attention. It is essential to have moments in our day to be able to stop, reflect, breathe, and come home into your heart so as to find nourishment and peace within the chaotic worldly demands that drains our energy. These urban retreats, spanning two days each time, allows time for you to return home into…

Healing Meditation Class Facilitated by Sister Emerald

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Healing Breathing Sangha will host meditation sessions at the Metta Centre twice a month each 1st and 3rd Monday from 7pm to 8.30pm, with the first class commencing on Monday 12th March. The classes will explore different kinds of Buddhist practice, including guided meditation, walking meditation, sutra reading, touching the earth practice, lying down meditation, and question and answer discussions. Dates for the sessions are: March: Mondays 12 & 19 April: Mondays 2 & 16 May: Mondays 7 &…

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