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Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat

A professional involvement with mindfulness is a requirement for this course, along with either prior completion of a recognized eight-week mindfulness course, or prior retreat experience. Please state this when registering. The teachers of this retreat are all involved in training mindfulness-based professionals or in teaching mindfulness.
2020-01-09 (8 days) Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

  
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2020-01-09 Opening Talk 59:06
  Chris Cullen
Welcome and introduction to the retreat. Ethical container, simplifying, and silence
2020-01-10 Presence, ease, and possibility. 44:27
  Jaya Rudgard
Mindfulness of the body - bring mind and body together, establishing an anchor
2020-01-10 Instructions on practicing with the hinderances. 44:35
  Yuka Nakamura
2020-01-11 Morning instructions on body 56:50
  Chris Cullen
Review of first day instructions, suggestions about deepening and sustaining connection with anchors and practicing with discomfort and pain.
2020-01-11 Guided meditaation on the five elements in the body. 45:34
  Jaya Rudgard
2020-01-11 The Four Ennobling Truths 61:30
  Yuka Nakamura
The teaching on the four ennobling truths speaks to our lived experience. It addresses the existential fact of facing suffering, pain, stress, and conflict in our lives and offers a way to understand the causes and conditions that lead to suffering and to the end of suffering. The four ennobling truths can guide us in our practice.
2020-01-12 Instructions on mindfulness of vedana 54:06
  Yuka Nakamura
2020-01-12 Guided Metta Meditation 45:56
  Chris Cullen
Brief introduction followed by a guided metta meditation for group, self, and benefactors
2020-01-13 Instructions and guided meditation: mindfulness of mindstates. 51:12
  Jaya Rudgard
2020-01-13 Guided Metta meditation for self and benefactor 43:30
  Yuka Nakamura
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