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McDonald


Smith

Metta Vipassana with Mindful Movement

Apr 30 - May 14, 2014

Presented by: Michele McDonald, Steven Smith

  • Meditation
  • Yoga & Movement

Affectionate Awareness as a Path to Liberation

 
Develop compassionate awareness and a more loving heart with this unique melding of mindful movement with Metta and Vipassana practice. Experience seven days on beautiful Cortes Island practicing Metta (unconditional love and kindness) and Vipassana (insight) meditation, followed by seven days of cultivating mindfulness. Discover the four immeasurables (unconditional love, wise compassion, empathetic joy and equanimity)through meditations fusing innate spiritual emotions with the intuitive wisdom of vipassana.   
 
April 30 - May 7  Cultivate Unconditional Love, Wise Compassion, Empathetic Joy, and Equanimity-the Immeasurables are meditations fusing innate spiritual emotions with the intuitive wisdom of vipassana.
 
May 7 - May 14   Cultivate Mindfulness with a 6 sense-door awareness practice including affectionate awareness and reverence for our bodies, liberating the heart-mind with clarity, ease, and authenticity.
 
Michele McDonald and Steven Smith have been teaching for 31 years and are skilled in transmitting a 6-sense door awareness practice including affectionate awareness and reverence for our bodies. They create effective means to make practice work in powerful ways for each individual student. They offer a practice rare and unique, teaching just a few retreats each year. They share their wisdom with clarity, ease and authenticity. vipassanahawaii.org, dharma.org
 
Joy Kerfoot teaches yoga, dance and moving meditation.
 

 

Registration/Accommodation/Meals:
$1,270 - $2,150 CDN / 14 nights 
7-Night Options Available: Apr 30 - May 7 Metta; May 7 - 14 Vipassana