Still Water Mindfulness Practice Center offers classes, retreats, days of practice, and service and social events. Learn more or register online using the links below.

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    A Calm Mind and A Joyful Heart: An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

    Tue, September 25, 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

    Mindfulness is our capacity to be fully present in our own lives, to be aware of what we are doing as we are doing it. As we develop our awareness, an inner stillness naturally grows. We are better able to embrace the world, better able to respond wisely and lovingly. If we are not mindful…

    Crossings Healing and Wellness | Silver Spring, MD

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

    • Tue, October 2 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, October 16 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, October 23 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, October 30 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, November 6 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, November 13 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

    Register Now 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,…

    Crossings Healing and Wellness | Silver Spring, MD

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    Exploring the Four Immeasurable Minds: Still Water Fall 2018 Practice Retreat

    Fri, October 5, 5:00 pmSun, October 7,

    Thich Nhat Hanh writes in Teachings on Love: The Four Immeasurable Minds are the four elements of true love: maitri — loving kindness (the desire to offer happiness); karuna —  compassion (the desire to remove suffering from the other person); mudita — joy (the desire to bring joy to people around you, and allowing their happiness…

    Charter Hall Retreat Center | Perryville, MD

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    The Wonder of Friendship: Mindful Families Fall Retreat

    Fri, October 19, 5:00 pmSun, October 21, 1:00 pm

    "There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” -Jim Henson Friends make nearly everything better. Friendship can help us feel safe, accepted, understood and happy. We invite you to join friends -- old and new -- for the Still Water Mindful Families Retreat. Together we will have the chance to play, practice, share, and…

    Charter Hall Retreat Center | Perryville, MD