Springboard Sangha

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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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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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A Community Meeting for the Sangha

Saturday, January 28th.  The Springboard Sangha’s Board of Directors will be having a Community Meeting for the sangha on Saturday, January 28th, 3:30-5:00pm, at the studio. The main item for discussion is the process of determining our physical home. We’ll layout what we know – our financial situation, our developing…

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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.

Mindfulness and White Privilege

An Anti-Racism Seminar for White People Springboard teacher Deborah Cooper, M.Ed. will be co-leading a multi-part seminar about Mindfulness and White Privilege. Fee: $225 (Note new reduced price. Financial assistance also available.) With mindfulness practices we learn how to stay present and sit with what is true and what’s difficult,…

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Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra

Sunday September 25, 11am -12:30pm Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation that systematically leads you into a deep state of relaxation through breath awareness, body scanning and imagery (the 5 koshas). This state ‘turns on’ the relaxation response which is the body’s natural healing state. There is nothing for you to do,…

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Mt Airy Fair

A big warm THANK YOU to all of you who donated your time, energy, resources, and sense of humor to this year’s Mt. Airy Village Fair 2016. It was a wonderful day with lots people having crafty-fun making prayer flags and seeing themselves as the Buddha. See photo below: (Glenn…

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