• Welcome

    The Still Water Mindfulness Practice Center nurtures all who wish to practice Mindfulness. We are part of a world-wide network of communities inspired by the teachings and practices of Thich Nhat Hanh. We offer weekly mindfulness meditation groups, workshops, retreats and special events in Maryland and Washington, DC.
  • Practice

  • This week’s discussion topic

  • Topics are posted on Tuesdays for discussion during our main program on Thursdays at 7pm at Crossings. See calendar for meeting time and location. All are welcome.

  • Previous Topics


    • Tue 27


      Smiling like a Buddha: A Six-Session Mindfulness Meditation Class

      When we practice mindfulness, we develop, over time, a relaxed state of awareness that allows for the moment-by-moment direct observation of sensations, feelings, and mind-states. When mindfulness is firmly established, joy, compassion, equanimity and loving-kindness arise. Intended for both new and experienced practitioners, the class will explore conscious breathing, developing/deepening a sitting practice, walking meditation,…

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      Fri 30


      Touching the Wonders of Life: Still Water Three-Night Practice Retreat

      Register now In Breathe, You Are Alive!  Thich Nhat Hanh writes: When you pour fresh juice into a glass and let it stand for fifteen minutes, all the pulp sinks down to the bottom of the glass. If you allow your body to sit in a relaxed, peaceful way, it calms your body and your mind.…

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      Mon 4


      Mindful Families Spring Retreat

      The Still Water Mindful Families Retreat offers us an opportunity to stop and begin to develop the habit of dwelling in the present moment in a family-friendly environment.  We invite you to join us over the weekend of May 4 through 6, 2018, as we share child-oriented practices for stopping, becoming aware of the present…