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Click here for the new Renewal Courses 2014 booklet. (03/18)
Learn about Lifeways Trainings by clicking here. (03/18)
Turning Education on its Head: What Modern Brain Research Says About How Children Learn, A public talk by Douglas Gerwin, Friday, March 28, 7pm, Seacoast Waldorf School, 403 Route 236 (or Harold L. Dow Highway), Cost:$10 per person. Space is limited. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly suggested.
Life as a Work of Art - Becoming Who We Are: An introduction to Biography Work
April 12th 1:00-3:00, Heartfelt School, 156 High Street, Portland
In this introductory workshop participants will explore the unique thread that runs through their own life story (biography). Specifically, how the rhythms and patterns of our life can be examined through art making and conversation, giving deeper meaning to our human condition. Exploring ones biography--past, present and expectations of the future--leads to a richer understanding of oneself. What intentions do we bring forward and what comes towards us as we grow? Can we see the challenges and resistances we face as learning opportunities? Awakening meaningful understandings of the self--in a co-created way--encourages a genuine engagement with life.
Facilitator: Paul Gebhardt is the parent of two Waldorf school students, a founding member of the Heartfelt School and faculty member at the Maine College of Art. Currently a student at the Center for Biography and Social Art, Paul has over 15 years of experience working with communities and individuals as an educator, creative practitioner and facilitator.
For more information please contact the Heartfelt School. There is limited space available. Pre-registration is required. This introductory course is offered free of charge.To register please contact us: (207) 838-1990 firstname.lastname@example.org (03/18)
Saturday March 22nd 9:30-4:30---full/half day of Kundalini Yoga/meditation with Bret Duback---KRI certified Kundalini Yoga instructor. Music/Kirtan with Kevin Wicks of Omkara, (call and response music) will be offered from 5-7 pm. Bring the children! They are more than welcome with adult supervision. FMI: windandskyyoga.com (03/18)
The Living Wisdom of the Buddha Dharma Lecture Series
Dzogchen Meditation Center, Ka-Nying Surmang Choling
4 Armstrong Way, West Bath, ME 04530, www.dzogchenmeditation.com
Beginning Where We Are
Saturday March 22, 2:30 – 4:30
This is an introduction to the Buddhist practice of Mindfulness Meditation:
“People have difficulty beginning a spiritual practice because they put a lot of energy into looking for the best and easiest way to get into it. We might have to change our attitude and give up looking for the best or easiest way. Actually, there is no choice. Whatever approach we take, we will have to deal with what we are already. We have to look at who we are.” Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
You Are What You Think, Say And Do
Saturday March 29, 2:30 till 4:30
Buddhism has been called “the study of the Self”. We will examine what Buddhist mean by “self”? From the meditators point of view we find that what we think drives what we say and do and to a certain extent what we say and do affects what we think. But much of what we think, say and do is completely habitual. We will look at two forms of Buddhist meditation and how these address the question of waking up from this habitual daydream– nonconceptual meditation and the Tantric practice of Deity Yoga – working with body, speech and mind. (03/11)
Girls on the Run is a life-changing running program for girls in the 3rd through 5th and 6th through 8th grades. The purpose is to provide girls with the tools they need to meet and navigate the challenges of adolescence, to inspire them to set and accomplish goals, and to encourage them to incorporate a physical activity into their daily lives. The 10-week, 20-lesson Girls on the Run curriculum combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) running event with lessons that inspire the girls to become independent thinkers, enhance their problem solving skills and make healthy decisions.
Girls on Track Team (Grades 6th-8th) meets at Casco Bay YMCA (Freeport) – Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00 – 5:30
Registration for the Spring session is open. Scholarships are available! For more information: http://girlsontherunmaine.org (03/04)
Attached is the AWSNA Inform newsletter for March for those who are interested in Waldorf education in North America. INFORM is now up on the News page of the AWSNA website.
Here is the direct link to the March INFORM: Inform March 2014
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