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Mindfulness and White Privilege

Zen Center of Philadelphia and Springboard Meditation Sangha offer Mindfulness and White Privilege: An Anti-Racism Seminar for White People. This seven-session course will blend mindfulness meditation practices with an exploration of white privilege. The course is open to a multi-faith audience and aims to engage white people in both a spiritually and…

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An Introduction to Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program has been the initial gateway into regular meditation practice for many people. This accelerated course, offered by Deborah Cooper, will give participants the tools and techniques to begin their own practice of insight meditation which is based on following the breath and opening to sensations and…

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Sharon Salzberg in Philadelphia

The Penn Program for Mindfulness will host Sharon Salzberg for two events that will explore how you can truly engage with your present experience and create deeper love relationships with yourself, your partner, friends, family, and life itself. Ms. Salzberg will also talk about her new book “Real Love: The…

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Here comes the Marvelous Mt. Airy Village Fair

This year’s Mt. Airy Village Fair is on Sunday, September 17th, 11am-4pm. Springboard would like to have a lively presence at the fair. Will you help us out? We need volunteers to help ‘person’ our tables. What will you do? Handout promotional materials about the studio’s offerings and talk us…

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Oren Sofer on 10% Happier

Visiting teacher Oren Sofer was on the Dan Harris Podcast 10% Happier. Listen to this facinating interiew about Oren’s history, practice and work. Come on retreat with Oren this fall as Springboard welcomes him for a four-day Cultivating Inner Freedom: Insight Meditation Retreat. [ Listen to the Podcast ]

Food Pantry Drive

We have placed a basket at the Sangha to collect donations of non-perishable for items for the St.Vincent’s food pantry. Please donate generously!

When Things Fall Apart

An Exploration of Pema Chodron’s Great Work with Brian Arnell We will look at the various topics discussed by Pema in her book, When Things Fall Apart.  This is a topic that is rich with meaning for how we navigate our lives in these times. If you have read the book (or…

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Tools For Mindfulness

a six-week course on meditation and mindful living with Michelle Stortz Learn the physiology of stress and how to alleviate it as well as sleep better, change your habits and live more mindfully. This course will teach you the foundational practices of mindfulness including sitting meditation, walking meditation, mindful movement,…

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