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Daylong Retreat: Compassion and the Open Heart, with Arinna Weisman
December 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us as we explore how Buddhism and mindfulness training can open our hearts and teach us how to practice compassion in every day life. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, instructions, laughter and Q & A with Arinna.
What to Bring: Please bring a lunch, beverage and appropriate clothing for outside walking meditation.
Suggested Donation: $20 – $60; No one turned away for lack of funds.
All levels of experience welcomed!
For more Information: Contact Susan DuQuette at firstname.lastname@example.org
Arinna Weisman has studied insight meditation since 1979 and has been teaching since 1989. Her root teacher is Ruth Denison who was empowered by the great teacher U Bha Khin. She is the founding teacher of Insight Meditation Center of the Pioneer Valley. She is co-author of the book, A Beginner’s Guide to Insight Meditation and a contributor to Women Practicing Buddhism; American Experiences, edited by Peter Gregory and Susanne Mrozik.
Her dharma practice and teaching have been infused with her political and environmental activism. She was the first out queer teacher with Eric Kolvig to lead insight meditation retreats for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Gender Queer community. She also leads ‘Uncovering the Heart Retreats’ integrating the practice of awareness of the social dynamics of inequity with the dharma practice of liberation.