Saturday Half Day Retreats
at Portland Insight Meditation Center
What does it mean to to be a Mindfulness Mentor? To me it means cultivating and sharing an inner awareness that enriches all aspects of life. It means linking meditation practice, which is often considered a passive, self-absorbed endeavor, with mindfulness in daily life. It means embracing a balanced and harmonic movement practice. My overall goal is to share what I have learned about embodying physical awareness, calming the emotions, and resting in the mind.
The science of mindfulness can be taught. It includes several key points:
Some of us have been working with these questions for a long time, and we can point the way for others who are drawn in the same directions. As current brain research opens new horizons and new fields of inquiry, the practice of mindfulness can support an integrated approach to all these questions.