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Mindfulness: Breath by Breath Workshop

(Registration for this Event is full. Please email Louise Meredith if you want to be added to the waiting list.) 

An Afternoon of Quiet in the Season of Advent:

Mindfulness: Breath by Breath Workshop with Marie Hurley Blair

Sunday, December 9, 2 - 4 pm, Chapel

Discuss and experience the core practices of mindfulness: breathing, meditation and subtle movement; talk about stress reduction, emotional/mental fitness, and the spiritual practice of Advent.

  • First hour includes:

    • Discussion about yogic tradition, emerging insights in neuroscience, faith journey

      • How Advent invites cultivating deep down goodness and wholeness

      • Name some dimension of you that needs healing or calming.

    • Breath practice –breath physiology followed by experiencing different techniques such as:

      • Awareness – noticing what is present without changing the breath

      • 3 – part breathing technique

    • Meditation practice:

      • Breath and simple being

      • Loving kindness

  • Second hour: a mat-based yoga practice:

    • Integrating breath with embodied experience – attention to noticing sensation, thoughts, emotional currents

Fee: Donation to St. Stephen’s, suggested $10.

Please bring your own mat.

To register, click HERE.

For more about Marie, go to


Earlier Event: December 9
Boomers Lunch & Tour of Arlington
Later Event: December 19
A Service for the Longest Night