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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    Sat23Jun

    June8:45am


    Being Intimate with the Suffering World: A Day of Practice

    Sat, June 23, 8:45 am 3:30 pm

    My world—and I’m sure yours too—is flooded daily with heartbreaking and frightening images from all over the world…. Every day, as all this recitation of worldwide suffering demands attention and help, it is easy to become overexcited or frightened or numb. How do we continue to care about what’s happening to our mountains and oceans,…

    Blueberry Gardens: A Center for Yoga, Growth, and Healing | Ashton, MD

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    Sun1Jul

    July9:00am


    Lotuses, Food, & Mindful Friends

    Sun, July 1, 9:00 am 12:00 pm

    Register now You are invited to join the Still Water community on Sunday morning, July 1, 2018, for a visit to the National Park Service’s Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens. Lotuses and water lilies from around the world will be in bloom. Friends, family, and dogs on leashes are all most welcome to attend. We’ll walk, look,…

    Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens | Washington, DC

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    Sun15Jul

    July2:00pm


    Still Water Tea Celebrating Scott Schang, the Still Water Community, and the Plum Village Tradition.

    Sun, July 15, 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

    Please join the Still Water community on Sunday afternoon, July 15th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, for a tea ceremony celebrating Scott Schang, the Still Water community, and the Plum Village tradition. Scott will receive Lamp Transmission and become a Dharma teacher at Plum Village during the June retreat. During the Transmission ceremony, Scott will offer an…

    Crossings Healing and Wellness | Silver Spring, MD

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    Sun29Jul

    July11:00am


    Buddhist Art and Practice: Sackler Gallery Exhibition Tour and Lunch

    Sun, July 29, 11:00 am 2:00 pm

    You are invited to join the Still Water community on Sunday, July 29th, for a exhibit tour and lunch in Washington, DC. We will meet by the Sackler Gallery information desk at 11 am for a special docent-led tour of the Encountering the Buddha exhibit. The exhibit webpage notes: Encountering the Buddha brings together more…

    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery | Washington, DC

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    Tue25Sep

    September7:00pm


    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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    October7:00pm


    Smiling like a Buddha: A Six-Session Mindfulness Meditation Class -- Please Save the Date

    • 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

    Save the Date! Registration will open in early August. ------------------------ 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…

    Crossings Healing and Wellness | Silver Spring, MD

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    Fri5Oct

    October5:00pm


    Still Water Fall Practice Retreat -- Save the Date

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

    Please save the date. We will post more information and open registration in August, 2018. ---------- The Still Water Fall Practice Retreat offers us the possibility of releasing our inner running and developing the habit of arriving with each moment, each step, each experience. Through mindful sitting, walking, eating, and living, we learn to embrace and…

    Charter Hall Retreat Center | Perryville, MD

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    October5:00pm


    Mindful Families Fall Retreat -- Save the Date

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

    Please save the date. We will post more information and open registration in August, 2018.   The Still Water Mindful Families Retreat offers us an opportunity 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 October 19 through 21, 2018, as we…

    Charter Hall Retreat Center | Perryville, MD



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