Sat, Aug 27|
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Half-Day Meditation Retreat
Join us for an extended meditation practice period (9am-12:30pm) in the supportive and beautiful container of the Garden.
Time & Location
Aug 27, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT
San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
About the event
Join us for an extended meditation practice period (9am-12:30pm) in the supportive and beautiful container of the Garden. The morning will include alternating periods of sitting meditation, walking meditation, gentle moving meditation, and Qigong. Charity will also weave in teachings on mindfulness, presence, body awareness, and inter-being. We’ll end with a lunch in community and time for conversation (please bring your own lunch; plant-based or plant-inspired if possible).
Mindfulness and awareness practices can be essential in helping us nurture our capacity to create calm and stability amidst the storms of life, and also to receive those sparks of insight, understanding and wisdom that enable us to stay connected, awake and engaged. Extended periods of practice are especially beneficial.
Please also bring:
A journal and something to write with
A blanket in case the grass is wet
A cushion or chair to sit on for sitting meditation
Layers to keep you warm/cool
Something to contribute to our Earth alter (you'll be able to bring your item back home)
Charity Kahn is a musician, teaching artist and Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher based in the SF Bay Area. She's the founder of the award-winning Charity and the JAMband, sharing music, movement and meditation with people of all ages through her beloved classes, camps, concerts and recordings for over two decades. Charity also brings a passion for climate awareness and food justice via her projects The Invisible Bee and The Vegan Journey. For more info, visit http://www.jamjamjam.com
Photo credit: The Enloe Creative