• 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


    • Tue 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 1


      A Time to Study and Receive the Five Mindfulness Trainings

      Practitioners who are interested in receiving the Five Mindfulness Trainings during the transmission ceremony on January 7, 2023, are invited to participate in preparatory classes.
      Still Water MPC will offer a series of five classes, each exploring one of the Five Mindfulness Trainings, as part of Still Water’s regular gatherings on Thursday evenings, 7:00 to 8:30 pm, on November 3 and 10, and December 1, 8, and 15, 2022.

    • Sat 7


      Transmission of the Five Mindfulness Trainings - 2023

      On Saturday, January 7, 2023, 9:00 am - noon (Eastern time), the Still Water Mindfulness Practice Center will join with the Mindfulness Practice Center of Fairfax to offer a Five Mindfulness Trainings Transmission Ceremony.

      All Still Water practitioners are invited to attend. It is a joyous and heartening community event and our presence will support those who are receiving the Mindfulness Trainings.

    • Fri 17


      Everyday Interbeing: Engaging With Clarity and Ease

      Still Water online winter retreat with Dharma teachers Barbara Newell and Mitchell Ratner 

      Save the dates. More information to follow.