• 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 Thursday evening online program that begins at 7 pm Eastern Time.

  • Previous Topics


    • Thu 1


      Love in Action — Supporting those harmed by the war in Ukraine

      In response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war in Ukraine, three Washington DC area mindfulness communities practicing in the Plum Village tradition have come together with a project that is a concrete manifestation of our engaged practice.

    • Thu 5


      Day of Mindfulness and Art at Glenstone

      You are invited to enjoy the art, architecture, and landscape of Glenstone with the Still Water community on Thursday, October 5th, 2023.

      Glenstone is a museum of post-World War II art situated in Potomac, Maryland, on three hundred acres of paths, trails, streams, meadows, forests, and outdoor sculptures.

      Our visit will be led by Still Water practitioner Carlos Munoz, who works as a Visitor Experience Guide at Glenstone.

    • Wed 1


      Still Water Fall Practice Retreat at Blue Cliff Monastery

      Still Water practitioners will have an opportunity this November to practice with the monastics at Blue Cliff monastery. We will follow the daily monastic schedule and also have our own Dharma sharing groups and other activities, plus many hours for personal practice, walks on the monastery trails, and conversations with old and new friends. Participants may chose a four-night stay (Nov. 1 - 5) or a two-night stay (Nov. 3-5).