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Class: Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation with Santa Aloi 2019oct31stp

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St. Paul's Anglican Church

1130 Jervis Street

Chapel Meeting Room

Vancouver, BC V6E 2C7

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This class has five sessions: Thursday Evenings Oct 31 to Nov 28 7pm to 9pm.

We wish the teachings to be available to all, so if there is financial need and the cost is a barrier, contact saaloi@icloud.com.


Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation, being present for our experience in the moment with awareness and acceptance, comes from the Buddhist tradition. These introductory classes draw upon the wisdom of that tradition as it relates to our contemporary lives.

Mindfulness Meditation is a profound way of connecting with how things are in our lives. Often in daily life we find we are disconnected to the body and hardly aware of what’s going on in our minds. Thoughts, emotions and reactions to events can pull us away into a world where we hardly keep track of ourselves! Paying attention with kindness allows for greater calm, clarity, and resourcefulness. In this series of classes we will work from a relaxed place to develop awareness of breath, body, feelings, thoughts and mind states. We will also have fun.

Basic sitting practice will be augmented with simple and gentle mindful movement. Through practicing mindfulness in stillness and movement, our aim is to bring the practice into daily life as well as to gain more insight while formally meditating.

The fee for the course covers all 5 sessions and will go directly to rent and expenses. There will be an optional opportunity to contribute Dana for the teachings.

Contact Santa at saaloi@icloud.com for more information.




Santa Aloi has practiced in the Vipassana tradition for over 20 years. She has sat many long retreats and has completed both the Dedicated Practioners Program (2010) and the Advanced Practitioners Program (2017) at Spirit Rock.

She has been greatly influenced by the teachings of Ajahn Sumedho, with her main teachers being Phillip Moffitt, Adrianne Ross, Joseph Goldstein and Guy Armstrong. She has been authorized by Adrianne Ross and Phillip Moffitt to lead sitting groups and to teach introductory classes. A former Professor of Dance at SFU, choreographer and dancer, she taught movement and improvisation from a place of mindfulness of body, mind and heart.

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