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Mindfulness: Breath by Breath Workshop

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 23
Greening of the Church