A Morning of Practice
September 30 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC+0
A Half Day Retreat with Mary Stancavage
Come spend a few hours and give yourself the luxury of quiet practice. With our busy lives we sometimes let our practice slip away. This morning will be an opportunity to let go and get back to cultivating present time awareness. During this half day of sitting and walking, Mary will offer ten minute one-on-one discussion meetings. Topics can revolve around anything arising in your practice: meditation techniques, working with a particular emotion or experience, or trying to integrate a teaching into your life. Sign up will be available at check in.
Cost: Sliding Scale: $25-$60 and the offering of dana to the teacher. Scholarships and work-study are available. No one is ever turned away for lack of funds
Mary Stancavage has practiced meditation, yoga, and cultivated a spiritual practice for over 30 years. She began studying with Noah Levine in 2005, and in 2009 completed his first teacher training program. She currently serves as Program Director of Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society. In January 2016 she became Executive Director of the Mind Body Awareness Project. She has taught meditation at recovery centers in Los Angeles, has co-facilitated Year-to-Live groups since 2008, and has a weekly class at ATS. She completed the Buddhist Chaplaincy Program at the Sati Center and served as volunteer chaplain at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. Mary sits on the board of the Buddhist Insight Network and CLUE-LA. In addition, Mary has a Masters from UCLA, and worked as an archaeologist in the Middle East.