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Mindfulness Tools In Times Of Adversity
May 31 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
A Discussion With Sharon Salzberg
Join Dao Collective and The Aligned Center for this special event with Sharon Salzberg, world-renowned meditation and mindfulness teacher and New York Times best-selling author.
Our unprecedented circumstances have many of us riding a roller coaster of emotion and worry about the future, experiences which are intensified for our workers on the frontline. In this special workshop, Sharon Salzberg offers practical mindfulness tools and meditation practices that can be used in any moment to help loosen the grip of anxiety, deepen our concentration and develop lovingkindness and compassion for ourselves and others.
This session is for anyone who has been affected by the coronavirus, from frontline care workers to individuals who have struggled during these uncertain times, all of whom are invited to explore the benefit of these teachings. Sharon has cultivated a treasure trove of wisdom and practical tools from her five decades on the forefront of the meditation and mindfulness movement in this country. We are grateful that she will share her time-tested and science-backed practices at a time when we need them most.
Frontline Care and Healthcare Workers: Free to Attend
General Attendance: $10 Donation
Sponsorship: $50 Donation (to support offering this event free to others)
About Sharon Salzberg:
Sharon Salzberg, a pioneer in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher, and best-selling author, has played a pivotal role bringing meditation and mindfulness into mainstream American culture since 1974. She is cofounder of The Insight Meditation Society, in Barre, Massachusetts, and has authored 11 books, including the New York Times best-seller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness, and Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection. Her latest book, launching in 2020 is, Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World. Acclaimed for her down-to-earth and relatable teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. Her writing can be found on Medium, On Being, the Maria Shriver blog, and Huffington Post. Sharon is also the host of her own podcast, The Metta Hour, with more than 90 episodes featuring interviews with the top leaders and voices in the meditation and mindfulness movement.
About Dao Collective:
Dao Collective offers professional and personal development programs with top teachers, distinguished practitioners, and lineage holders in East Asian medicine and spiritual practices. Programs take place in locations just north of New York City, carefully selected for their Feng Shui – sunlit spaces near water and with beautiful views – to enhance your learning experience. The Aligned Center’s Matt Ludmer is a proud Dao Collective collaborator.