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[Live Streamed] Dharma Wisdom Seattle: Friday Morning Sangha with Meg Agnew
Apr 17, 2020| $70
7-Week Live Streamed Series
The intention of this program is to encourage a deepening of our meditation practice and, within the refuge of sangha (spiritual community), to share insights and support for living with wisdom and compassion. We’ll begin each of our 7 online meetings with a half-hour of meditation followed by an investigation of Happiness is an Inside Job by Sylvia Boorstein, Ph.D.
In this Buddhist classic, the author illuminates what she sees as the heart of the Buddha’s Eight Fold Path—Wise Effort, Wise Mindfulness and Wise Concentration—through a lens of great discernment, compassion and the wisdom of experience. In Boorstein’s own words, “This is a book about restoring the mind to its natural wisdom and kindness, to its capacity for caring connection, whenever confusion overwhelms it into suffering.”
“This book will convince you that your own happiness really is much more available to you than you may have thought.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn
Live Stream Schedule:
✓ Fridays, 8:00-9:15 am
✓ April 17 – May 29
In keeping with the tradition of Theravadan Buddhism, the teachings will be freely offered. Participants are encouraged to make a donation (dana) of any amount for the instruction. To cover studio costs and its resources, a registration fee of $70 is requested. (Scholarships are available.)
Important information about live streamed sessions:
✓ You’ll need to pre-register at least 60 minutes in advance of the first session start.
✓ Registered participants will be emailed a Zoom link and password ~45 minutes prior to the first session start.
✓ Ensure that your email on file with us is current, so that you can receive the link!
A series allows your teacher to teach progressively and to tailor the class, theme or goal as they get to know each individual over time. Staying with one group for several weeks also builds commitment, community, and understanding for both the student and the teacher. Research shows that we learn better, feel discomfort less, and are more optimistic when we feel included in community. Our series classes build that kind of inclusion.
Please plan carefully: Refunds of 90% are granted up to 5 days prior to the series start; after which, no refunds are given.
About the instructor: Meg Agnew
Meg, M.A., has enjoyed teaching at SYA since 1993. She has completed comprehensive training in both the Iyengar and Anusara styles of yoga and her teaching also reflects her study of several spiritual traditions. In 2009, Meg was a graduate of the first Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, CA. Compassionate mindfulness is a prominent aspect of her yoga classes. With carefully sequenced instruction and a light-hearted approach, Meg encourages students to participate in the powerfully transformative process at the heart of yoga. She believes that yoga is an exploration leading to self-acceptance, healing, and an ever-deepening experience of freedom and love. Meg is a certified Qi-gong teacher.
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