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You may have been hearing the word “mindfulness” lately, but what exactly is it?  Mindfulness is both a simple practice and a set of skills that anyone can learn.  Through practicing mindfulness, you can learn to decrease stress, improve concentration and focus, increase your ability to work with thoughts and feelings effectively, and enhance your overall sense of well-being.  In this course, you will learn several basic mindfulness practices and techniques that you can use immediately in your daily life.  Through informational presentations, guided meditations, and mindfulness exercises, you will come away with a set of practical mindfulness tools you can put to use right away.  No prior knowledge of mindfulness is necessary.  

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM; 5 sessions; starting 3/23/2017, ending 4/27/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/13/2017)

Tuition: $125.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Susan Romney 

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Learn basic meditation techniques to help reduce stress and increase focus.  Each session will introduce a different method to practice, including breathing exercises, visualization, and simple movements.    

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 3/24/2017, ending 5/5/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/14/2017)

Tuition: $125.00

Location : Yoga Station Location : 
  Yoga Station.

Instructor : Char Daigle 



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This course is for those with an established mindfulness practice, or for those with a basic knowledge of mindfulness who have an interest in establishing one.  The classes will focus on deepening your mindfulness experience, as well as expand and strengthen your ability to integrate mindfulness into your daily life.  Through formal guided meditation practices, mindfulness exercises, informational talks and class discussion, this course with provide you with support for setting up and maintaining your personal practice.  Class topics will include: developing concentration, loving-kindness practice, walking and gentle mindful movement meditation, working with obstacles to practice, foundational mindfulness attitudes, mindful communication, and developing wisdom.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM; 4 sessions; starting 5/2/2017, ending 5/30/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 5/9/2017)

Tuition: $125.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Susan Romney 



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What is our energy body and how does it work?  This class will explore how energy moves through our body and what this means for how we heal.  Topics to be explained include the concepts of meridians, chi, prana, chakras, and aura.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 5/3/2017, ending 5/3/2017

Tuition: $25.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Sheryl Johnson 



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This course is for those with an established mindfulness practice, or for those with a basic knowledge of mindfulness who have an interest in establishing one.  The classes will focus on deepening your mindfulness experience, as well as expand and strengthen your ability to integrate mindfulness into your daily life.  Through formal guided meditation practices, mindfulness exercises, informational talks and class discussion, this course with provide you with support for setting up and maintaining your personal practice.  Class topics will include: developing concentration, loving-kindness practice, walking and gentle mindful movement meditation, working with obstacles to practice, foundational mindfulness attitudes, mindful communication, and developing wisdom.  

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM; 4 sessions; starting 5/4/2017, ending 6/1/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 5/11/2017)

Tuition: $125.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Susan Romney 



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Stonecrop Gardens is located in Cold Spring, New York and was originally the home of Anne and Frank Cabot.  Stonecrop became a public garden in 1992.  Beautifying approximately 12 acres, Stonecrop features diverse woodland and water gardens, a grass garden, raised alpine stone beds, cliff rock gardens, and an enclosed English-style flower garden.  For garden enthusiasts and nature lovers, this class is an opportunity to take a guided-tour along the paths of this paradise and learn about its creation and plants.  Please wear clothing and shoes suitable for walking. . 

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM; starting 5/17/2017, ending 5/17/2017

Please read: Rain Date: May 24, 2017

Tuition: $30.00

Location : Stonecrop Location : 
  Stonecrop.

Instructor : N.A. 



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Learn about and acquire hands-on experience on ikebana, the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement.  Ikebana is a disciplined practice that uses living flowers and plants to convey impermanence, mindfulness, and oneness with the universe.  Materials will be provided.  

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; starting 5/19/2017, ending 5/19/2017

Tuition: $40.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1. Toyoko Yasui  2.Masayo Kaneko 



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Chanoyu, sado, or simply ocha, the Japanese tea ceremony, is a disciplined art.  Experience this highly ritualized and choreographed ceremony and learn that it is not about drinking tea, but is about aesthetics of preparing and appreciating tea in the moment and space that are shared together.  

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; starting 5/26/2017, ending 5/26/2017

Tuition: $40.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1. Toyoko Yasui  2.Masayo Kaneko 



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Register for both Psychic Powers and Past Lives and save $10.

Start date: 07/10/2017

Tuition:: $60.00

Materials Cost:: $0.00

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