Upcoming Calendar
March 2, 2018. Meditation for Stress Reduction
  On March 2, 2018, Chris Murray will lead a workshop on "Meditation for Stress Reduction" at Kadlec Neurological Resource Center, in the Kadlec Healthplex, 1268 Lee Boulevard. The workshop will be in the Cedar/Sycamore Room from 1:00 pm till 2:30 pm. There is no fee for the workshop, and it's open to the public. You can register for the event at Kadlec Neurological Resource Center, towards the bottom of the web page, or by calling 509-943-8455. The workshop will provide an introduction to mindfulness meditation and other forms of meditation and their use in reducing stress and working with physical and mental pain. The workshop will describe some of the benefits of meditation, including recent medical research that documents those benefits for many physical and mental conditions. There will be a guided meditation to introduce people to the practice of meditation, and we'll end with time for questions.
March 4 - March 18, 2018. Beginning meditation classes
  This series of classes will cover the basics of Buddhist meditation and practice, with a focus on the practice of mindfulness meditation. Each class will cover different material. The meditation classes will be based on Vipassana (Insight Meditation), and the classes are open to all who are interested in learning meditation. Classes are offered without charge; donations are accepted. Classes will be held one afternoon a week on Sunday for three weeks from March 4 till March 18, and will meet at Shalom UCC, 505 McMurray Street in Richland, from 1:30 pm till 3:00 pm.
April 14th, 2018. One-day meditation retreat with Genjo Marinello Osho
  Daylong meditation retreat with Genjo Marinello Osho, abbot of Choboji Zen Temple in Seattle. This retreat will be organized by the Walla Walla Dharma Sangha. Registration for this retreat will open in late March. See WWDS Retreat Page for more information. The retreat will be at the Vista Hermosa Retreat Center near Prescott; a carpool will be organized from the Tri-Cities.
June 8th, 2018. Meditation and talk with Dori Langevin
  Dori Langevin, an Insight Meditation teacher based in Spokane will lead a meditation and give a talk. The event will be held at Shalom UCC, 505 McMurray Street in Richland, from 7:30 pm until 9:00 pm. No registration is needed and there is no fee for the event; donations will be accepted.
June 9th, 2018. One-day meditation retreat with Dori Langevin
  Daylong meditation retreat with Dori Langevin, an Insight Meditation teacher based in Spokane. Registration for this retreat will open in mid-May. See Retreat for more information.
July 14th, 2018. One-day meditation retreat with Keri Pederson
  Daylong meditation retreat with Keri Pederson, an Insight Meditation teacher at the Seattle Insight Meditation Society. Registration for this retreat will open in mid-June.

 


For more information contact Chris Murray at:
Email:  InsightMeditation.midcol@gmail.com
Phone: 509-946-7217