Upcoming SMI Classes & Events Calendar:

FEBRUARY 2022

MBSR

Thursdays, Feb. 17 - Apr. 14, 5-7:30pm

MARCH 2022

MBSR Retreat

Saturday, Mar. 26

Ongoing Events Calendar:

 

 

Weekly Sits

 

   Wednesdays, 6pm EST

               &

   Fridays, 12pm EST

Online Movement Classes

Qigong

   Wed, 10-11am 

   1st & 3rd week

Tai Chi Easy™

    Wed, 10-11 am 

    2nd & 4th week

SMI Newsletter

Keep in touch! Our monthly newsletter is the best way to connect with what's happening at SMI. Stay posted on classes and the reading schedule, peruse a poem, glean insight from an article... click HERE for this month's edition.

To sign up for our newsletter click HERE.

Qigong and Tai Chi Easy™
with Nancy Saum, retired RN

Qigong, 10-11am EST

1st & 3rd Wednesday

Tai Chi Easy, 10-11am EST 

2nd & 4th Wednesday

For details and to register please click here.

To donate for these classes, click here.

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Resources Pages

Check out the new additions to our website by clicking on the Resources tab on the main menu. From apps to retreats to web links, you’ll find high quality, useful resources and book title suggestions to support your practice, no matter if you’re a novice or an old hand at meditation.

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Stronger Together 

During these challenging times, while we are all navigating uncertainty,  the support of our community is essential. More than ever we are committed to creating a safe space for our community to share in mindfulness by continuing to host our weekly meditations. 


Since the beginning of the pandemic SMI has been offering our weekly sits and classes on Zoom. We will continue to do so until it is safe to meet in person once again.  We look forward to seeing you on Zoom.


WEEKLY SITS


    Wednesdays, 6PM EST    

                   &
    Fridays, 12PM EST

If you fill out this form, you will receive weekly reminders for the scheduled meditations on Wednesday 6PM and Friday 12PM and with the Zoom link.  You only need to fill out this form once.

To see our group guidelines/agreements and for Zoom instructions, click here.

We are now reading Radical Compassion by Tara Brach.   Reading schedule is here.

Classes

A Walk in the Park

Walking Meditation or Mindful Walking is the practice of learning to be aware of the sensations and movements of your body as you move through the world around you, and to
take time to be aware of the sights, sounds, smells that surround us every minute.

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The next walk will be announced soon.

MBSR - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Coming in February 2022, SMI will be hosting the original Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) curriculum developed over 40 years ago by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. As potent and effective as ever, this evidence-based program, taught internationally in hospitals and communities, is the best-researched mindfulness technique in the world, boasting hundreds of clinically proven health benefits.  For questions  please contact MBSR instructor Lisa Patterson at lisaeverspatterson@gmail.com.   For more information and to register, click here.

"Never mind what I have been taught.  Forget about theories and prejudices and stereotypes.  I want to understand the true nature of life.  I want to know what this experience of being alive really is.  I want to apprehend the true and deeper qualities of life; and I don't want to just accept somebody else's explanation.  I want to see it for myself."         - Bhante G