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Meandering Meditations | Introduction to Mindfulness in Nature

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Meandering Meditations

Every other Saturday from July 15 through August 26, 9:00–11:30am

Meet in front of the Hunnewell Building.

Nature has the power to evoke calm and beauty when we can step out of our hectic lives. These immersive experiences in the Arnold Arboretum will invite participants to meander through the arboretum, stopping for several guided mindfulness practices to deepen their connection with the natural world. These will be guided experiences with some periods of silence. No prior experience with mindfulness or meditation necessary. 

These programs involve walking along wooded paths, climbing some moderate slopes, and navigating uneven terrain. We will be sitting on the ground frequently so travel camp chairs, yoga mats, or blankets are encouraged.

Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher at Brown University and Center for Mindfulness at UMASS Memorial Health Care, Bob Linscott, will be facilitating Meandering Meditations on the dates listed. The July 29th bilingual English/Spanish program will be co-facilitated by Luz Leal.

Use the links below to register for the date or dates you are interested in. You are welcome to sign up for any number of sessions. Please only sign up if you are confident you will attend.