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PEACE and JOY: When If Not NOW? with Sylvia Boorstein and Sharon Salzberg
Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church
Washington, DC
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May purchase tickets for individual events (Friday night alone  or only Saturday all-day) or purchase a reduced-price  two-day pass (sold on  Dec. 12 ticket page). Click on arrow above to access the Sat. Dec. 13-only ticket page.                                                                                                Tickets nonrefundable but transferable.                                                                                                               Continuing Education Units: 6 CEU's for professional counselors and social workers are available from The Catholic University of America for the all-day Saturday workshop.   Sign up is onsite on Sat. Dec. 13  and requires a $25 check payable to NCSSS.  Please contact your respective licensing organization in advance  to confirm these particular CEU's are allowed.                                                             There is no assigned seating,  so all is on a first-come basis.                                                                             Lunch included in price is a gluten-free Vegetarian Bento Box catered by Teaism: Marinated tempeh, spaghetti squash, broccolini topped with a lemon-tamari dressing, celery and pumpkin seeds, coconut roasted kabocha squash, Asian pear with smoked sea salt, and brown rice



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Regular Friday Talk/Meditation $20.00 ($21.69 w/service fee) Sales Ended
General Admission
Regular 2-Day Pass w/Sat.lunch $110.00 ($114.84 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Fri. night and Sat. w/ lunch



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Regular Sat. Retreat w/lunch $95.00 ($99.32 w/service fee) Sales Ended
All-day Saturday with lunch
 
May you be safe and happy, May you be peaceful and happy, May you be healthy and strong, May you live with ease, may your good heart be at ease.



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PEACE and JOY: When If Not NOW? with Sylvia Boorstein and Sharon Salzberg
Sylvia Boorstein and Sharon Salzberg invite joy to the world during the holiday season.  

FRIDAY,DECEMBER 12, 7:30 pm:
PEACE and JOY: WHEN IF NOT NOW? : An evening of Dharma talk and meditation for cultivating kindness and inner contentment.  

SATURDAY,DECEMBER 13,10am-4pm,
PEACE and JOY: WHEN IF NOT NOW? A Quiet Day to nurture peace and good will toward oneself and others, independent of outer circumstance.    

These renowned teachers and authors bring over four decades of teaching and meditation experience to nurture our capacity for joy, calm and ease throughout the holiday season.  Their engaging sessions combine talks, meditation practice, humor and Q&A.  

Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church will host the event as an Advent Retreat Weekend in collaboration with BuddhaFest and Grace Productions.  Participants may purchase tickets online for an individual event (Friday night or all-day Saturday) or as two-day passes.  

    Sylvia Boorstein is a co-founding teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA, and a Senior Teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. A practicing psychotherapist since 1967, she holds a Ph.D. in psychology.  Sylvia lectures nationally on meditation, mindfulness and how to make daily life a meditative practice, whether driving, standing in a checkout line or sitting on a meditation cushion.  
    Her numerous books including Happiness is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life; Pay Attention, For Goodness' Sake: The Buddhist Path of Kindness; It's Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness; Don't Just Do Something, Sit There, and That's Funny, You Don't Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhist. www.sylviaboorstein.com

    Sharon Salzberg is co-founder of  the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) and the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in Barre, MA. The ancient Buddhist practices of vipassana (mindfulness) and metta (loving kindness) are the foundations of her work. Her experience includes collaboration with neuroscientists and researchers studying the brain and with professionals who deal with trauma.  
    Her many books include her New York Times Best Seller, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program;  Happiness at Work; The Force of Kindness; Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience; Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness; A Heart as Wide as the World;  The Kindness Handbook: a Practical Companion and her soon-to-be published Real Happiness at Work. www.sharonsalzberg.com

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Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church
3401 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
United States


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Education > Workshops
Other > Spiritual

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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