Meditation

Online and/or On-Site Meditation Teacher Training

The Mindfulness Center, based in Bethesda, offers two different options for those who wish to expand their knowledge and understanding of meditation, as a participant and/or a practitioner. The Meditation Teacher Training program, developed by author, professor and noted meditation expert Deborah Norris, Ph.D., is a 160-hour immersion program that informs the participant through both didactic and experiential practices. The ... Read More »

Innovation in Corporate Wellness

Spotlight​ ​on​ ​In​ ​Good​ ​Company​ ​Wellness by Robin Fillmore In and around Washington, D.C., where business and politics can create an atmosphere where employees are challenged to work at a breakneck speed, it is refreshing to see new services being established that support workplace wellness. In Good Company Wellness is such an innovation, providing a wide range of customized and ... Read More »

Illuminate Annapolis

If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more!), the Illuminate Annapolis Mind-Body-Spirit Festival, from 11 a.m to 6 p.m on October 22 is a great place to start. The event will be held at the Student Union at Anne Arundel Community College. Throughout the day, practitioners will conduct mini-sessions ... Read More »

School Om Work

Kids Calm Themselves with Meditation by April Thompson Schoolchildren are learning the calming effect of tuning into their minds and bodies through a pioneering program in Baltimore, Maryland, that’s replacing time outs and school detentions with mindful moments. Trained staff—including many former students—teach yoga, mindfulness practices, meditation, centering and breath work that empower kids to resolve conflicts peacefully. Brothers Atman ... Read More »

Energy Medicine, Yoga Nidra and Meditation Classes Offered in Columbia

Inca Energy Health & Wellness Center, located in Columbia, is offering a series of wellness and energy medicine classes throughout the month of June and beyond. Energy Medicine for Beginners: The Essentials for Self-Care series, taught by Juana Sancho Davila Moreland, based on her pioneer teacher Donna Eden, will run on Fridays, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., beginning on June ... Read More »

Meditate Everywhere

How to Make America Great by Cullen Kowalski and Matt Willmott Cullen Kowalski knows that our elected leaders will not save us. The solution, he says, is to help guide an evolution in consciousness. Kowalski aims to act locally, but he is not thinking small. In 2013, he founded Samsara House 2023, a rowhouse in Bloomingdale, Washington, D.C., dedicated to ... Read More »

iRest Meditation: A Tool to Meet the Stress of Life and Increase Well-Being

Anxiety has become pandemic in our world today, impacting adults and children at exponential rates as the stresses and demands of daily life increase. Children are being diagnosed with anxiety disorders at younger ages and often treated with medications. At the same time, meditation is increasingly being incorporated into a number of health care and educational settings, as a way ... Read More »

A Taste of Tai Chi

POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN FORECAST We are sorry to say that this event on October 8  has been postponed because of the impending rain. Please check back next week for a NEW DATE! Join your neighbors and friends for a free class (or two) in Tai Chi with well-known local teacher, Joanne Chang, at Fairview Park, in Silver Spring. The ... Read More »

Harried Washingtonians Now Have a Place to Power Nap

Type A White House staffers and lobbyists now have a new place to drop-in for a power nap or to meditate just steps away from the White House, called recharj. The DC studio will offer a variety of meditation traditions in class format for all levels, as well as 20-minute power nap sessions. In addition to classes, recharj will offer ... Read More »

DC Meditates on National Mall Rescheduled for August

The greater D.C. area is known throughout the country as having a robust and thriving community of meditators and meditation teachers. All are invited—longtime meditators and those new to the practice (including those who have never meditated)—to a time of meditation on the National Mall, at the Sylvan Theater from 4 to 6 p.m. on August 6. The event will ... Read More »