Springboard Sangha

Category: Dharma Talks

Total 12 Posts

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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Dharma of John Cage

Composer and musician (and Springboard teacher) Michael McDermott will lead a three part exportation into the work of composer John Cage and how he was influenced by Zen Buddhism. Sunday Jan 8, 15 and 22, 7:30-9pm.

Befriending the Heart-Mind Connection

Hi Folks, This month’s class will focus on the Buddha’s teaching on Mindfulness – specifically what is it we are supposed to be mindful of. In the Satipatthana Sutta, the Buddha set out the Four Foundations of Mindfulness – body, feelings, mind states and categories of reality.  Each of these four…

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A Spring of Mindfulness

This Spring we have created three programs dedicated to supporting and deepening your mindfulness practice. For our first program, Michelle Stortz has created a workshop focusing on the foundation of all mindfulness – the body.  Here is her description: Take Your Seat This will be a clinic on creating a…

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