Join Terri for this introductory workshop perfect for anyone wanting to know more about meditation and mindfulness and how it might help you on your journey. You will learn how it can be the foundation of your self-care and self-discovery practices, as well as how being present can help keep you calmer, clearer and connected to your intuition. Terri will utilize her knowledge and experience to help you find your unique prescription for a mindfulness practice that works for you. Come ready to learn, discuss, share and experience 3-4 different meditations designed to tune you in. Please dress comfortably and bring your own pillow if you prefer the floor over a chair.
While there are many benefits of having an active and ongoing meditation practice, the real importance is best summed up below by Deepak Chopra.
What is Meditation?
Everyone thinks that the purpose of meditation is to handle stress, to tune out, to get away from it all. While that's partially true, the real purpose of meditation is actually to tune in, not to get away from it all, but to get in touch with it all. Not to just de-stress, but to find that peace within, the peace that spiritual traditions talk about that passes all understanding.
So, meditation is a way to get in the space between your thoughts. You have a thought here, a thought here, and there's little space between every thought. According to wisdom traditions, this space between the thought is the window, is the corridor, is the vortex to the infinite mind – the mystery that some people call the spirit or God. We don't have to use those terms, but it's your core consciousness. And the more we learn about this space between thoughts, we find certain things to be true of it:
• It's a field of infinite possibilities – infinite possibilities, pure potentiality.
• Everything is connected to everything else.
• It's a space of infinite creativity, infinite imagination.
• It is a place where there is something called the observer effect, or the power of intention, which means intention is very powerful when brought to this space and it orchestrates its own fulfillment – what people call the law of attraction – so those are wonderful qualities of your own spirit.
In meditation, we get into this space so we find infinite possibilities, infinite correlation, infinite creativity, infinite imagination, and infinite power of intention. That's what meditation is really about.
Monday, June 27 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm | $20
Location: 3303 Remembrance Road NW, Suite 3, GR, MI 49534
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