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Thursday Lunchtime Meditation

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Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center during these uncertain times. Meditation is a powerful to ol to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday through Friday lunchtime meditation sessions.

All Lunchtime Meditation sessions are conducted online via Zoom.

Please Note: If you’ve already registered (as of April 1, 2022), your link will continue to work going forward. For all others, please Register Now

Faculty and Schedule for December 2022 / All sessions are 1:00–1:45pm ET

Please note that Lunchtime Meditation is taking a short winter break during the last week of December, therefore no sessions from December 23 – 30.

Mondays: Collective Compassion with Alexa Owen

Tuesdays: Self-Compassion for Every Body with Nina Herzog

Wednesdays: Mindfulness with Marianne Gunther

Thursdays: Embodied Mindfulness with Heather Shaw.

Fridays: Loving-Kindness with Rachel Hammerman. (Vanessa Aineleigh Kelly through December 8.)

Fee: $10 suggested donation.

The teachers in our Lunchtime Meditation program donate their time in service to the teachings and only receive what participants offer through their generosity. There will be an opportunity to make an offering (suggestion $10) to the teacher in class. Please join us even if you aren’t able to make a donation, as your presence is warmly welcome!

Please note there may be occasional teacher substitutions

December 1, 2022 from 1:00 pm1:45 pm

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December 1, 2022
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
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