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July 2018

Insight Meditation Drop-In Group (Sunday Mornings)

Sunday, July 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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Please join us on Sunday mornings at our drop-in meditation group in Vienna.  Our intention is to provide a relaxed place for you to come learn or practice Vipassana meditation with a group of like-minded individuals.  Class will typically consist of appx. 30 minutes of guided sitting meditation, followed by a dharma talk, and Q&A.  Chairs are provided; feel free to bring your own cushion. There is no need to Rsvp; just come as you are able! Beginners and advanced…

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Create Your Own Comic Book (Camp for 5th-7th Graders)

Monday, July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Friday, July 13, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$159

Are you a Marvel or DC fan? Maybe you prefer Indie comic books. Or movies. Or TV shows. However you get your fix, you're a sucker for a hero or heroine in spandex with a killer origin story who wants to save the world—or at least keep the latest villain in check. Sound familiar? Join Yeah Write! for a week-long, half-day comic book camp! We'll write, we'll draw—we'll explore how different writers and artists have created some of the most…

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Decoding Your Dream Language

Tuesday, July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$89

We speak to ourselves every night while sleeping, but we may not be fluent in the language of our dreams.    This workshop is for both those who remember their dreams easily, and those who struggle to hold on to fragments when the alarm clock goes off. Studies have shown that we can improve our dream recall, helping us tap into our innate wisdom, creativity, and problem solving.   Instead of using standard “dream archetypes,” Deborah uses prompted short writing techniques…

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Weekly “Write-Ins” for Writers! (FREE)

Thursday, July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 11, 2019

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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Calling all writers! We know that being committed to this craft can often feel like a solitary slog. So whatever your genre...fiction, non-fiction, essays, journaling...come "Write-In" with us at The Insight Shop! Spend 15 minutes or two hours; whatever your schedule permits. Need some structure? We'll spend a little time free writing first to settle and get to your first thoughts, and then use the rest of the time to write alone but in community, working on whatever project is…

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Navigating Life Changes with “Dream Building”

Sunday, July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$30

Are you working at a job for the paycheck/benefits/401K match? Getting ready to retire and wondering what you’ll do with this part of your life? Are you about to be an “empty-nester” and the thought both excites and scares you? Do you wish you had a personal relationship that was authentic and fun? Did you plan on exercising and eating right at the start of 2018 and things have not worked out like you hoped? Would you love to have…

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Exploring Mosaics Camp! July 16 – 20

Monday, July 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, July 20, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
$200 – $225

Explore the endlessly-artistic world of mosaics and mosaic design! Camp begins with an introduction and a brief history of mosaics. From there, we explore color theory and design, mosaic terminology, safe handling of materials, etc. before moving on to paper mosaics.  Campers will bring home two of their own creations made of either ceramic or glass. Please note that to ensure safety, materials will not be cut in class. The instructor will provide pre-cut ceramics and glass tesserae. Latex-free gloves…

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Half-Day Playwriting Camp for Teens (8th-12th graders)

Monday, July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until Friday, July 20, 2018

$225

Get your Shakespeare, Lin-Manuel Miranda, or Nora Ephron on! Join Yeah Write! for a week in July to craft your own short play. We'll cover plot, pacing, character development, and dialogue to help you bring your own story to life. Come with ideas and a character or two, and we'll get you to the next level of development. Ready for a supportive audience to hear your work? Opt into a staged reading at the end of the week in front…

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Divine Light Meditation

Sunday, July 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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This event is held on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of every month.
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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Free

Experience a powerful ‘grace’ filled blessing called the Divine Light Meditation. This sacred practice will awaken the divine spark within, bringing forth an inner transformation to help you discover or reconnect with your spiritual path. This This practice takes the form of a blessing, transferred through the hands or the eyes of the giver, and is a benediction in the tradition of Sri Amma Bhagavan, spiritual masters in India. This offering takes place on 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month (no…

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Mindfulness for K-12 Teachers (Weekend Intensive)

Friday, July 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 12:00pm

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$297

Teaching can be one of the most rewarding professions, but it can also bring a surprising amount of stress. This weekend intensive is designed to help K-12 teachers foster resilience in the face of this stress, increasing mindful awareness, presence, compassion, reflection, and inspiration – all inner resources that are needed to help students flourish socially, emotionally, and academically. For teachers, these resources can provide the inner strength to be powerfully present and emotionally responsive. As a result, teachers become…

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August 2018

Navigating Life Changes with “Dream Building”

Wednesday, August 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$30

Are you working at a job for the paycheck/benefits/401K match? Are getting ready to retire and wondering what you’ll do with this part of your life? Are you about to be an “empty-nester” and the thought both excites and scares you? Do you wish you had a personal relationship that was authentic and fun? Did you plan on exercising and eating right at the start of 2018 and things have not worked out like you hoped? Would you love to…

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