#WholyHappyHour [12/6]: Taking Refuge in the Island of the Self

Throughout this new season, our study and practice will be devoted to learning to hold space for ourselves and others in order to build trust, safety, skillful understanding and compassion in our spiritual community and in all relationships. Dec 6th| 11 AM – 12:30 PM at Heartdance Studio, 1806 E. Michigan Avenue Taking Refuge in the…

#WholyHappyHour [11/22]: Continuing The Practice of Self-Compassion

Throughout this new season, our study and practice will be devoted to learning to hold space for ourselves and others in order to build trust, safety, skillful understanding and compassion in our spiritual community and in all relationships. Nov 22nd | 11 AM – 12:30 PM at Heartdance Studio. Self-Compassion provides the fuel for sustaining our own…

embodied practice [7/5]: walking in freedom

This Sunday, we will walk in freedom and dedicate the merit of our practice to those who relentlessly pursue, speak out, and fight for the RIGHTS of all to LIVE + LOVE FREELY. #‎LoveWins‬ Join us at Moores Park Labyrinth | 11 am – 12 pm.

earth day celebration: touching the earth

The practice of Touching the Earth is to return to the Earth, to our roots, to our ancestors, and to recognize that we are not alone but connected to a whole stream of spiritual and blood ancestors. We are their continuation and with them, will continue into the future generations. We touch the earth to…

On “The Muddied Meaning of Mindfulness” | NYT.com

“Maybe the word “mindfulness” is like the Prius emblem, a badge of enlightened and self-satisfied consumerism, and of success and achievement…No one word, however shiny, however intriguingly Eastern, however bolstered by science, can ever fix the human condition. And that’s what commercial mindfulness may have lost from the most rigorous Buddhist tenets it replaced: the…