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December 2018

Refuge Recovery from Addiction (FREE)

Thursday, December 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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Refuge Recovery is a Buddhist-inspired path to freedom from addiction. This is an approach to recovery that understands: “All individuals have the power and potential to free themselves from the suffering that is caused by addiction.” We feel confident in the power to relieve suffering of all kinds, including the suffering of addiction. This is a process that cultivates a path of awakening, the path of recovering from the addictions and delusions that have created so much suffering in our…

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Insight Meditation Drop-In Group (Sunday Mornings)

Sunday, December 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, May 26, 2019

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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“Dream Building” with Vision Boards

Sunday, December 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$97

What do Thomas Edison, Richard Branson, Oprah Winfrey, and Bill Gates have in common? They all held a vision, a dream, that they had something important to bring to the world.  They didn’t have anything special or advantageous that you don’t have.  What they did have, in addition to the dream, is the will to keep taking steps toward it. What’s your dream? Whether you have an idea for your dream or you don’t have a clue – this class could just…

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January 2019

New Year “Quilt Camp” with Lesly-Claire

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Friday, January 4, 2019

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$125 – $135

Spend two consecutive days sewing, with expert help. Join like minded quilters. Make new friends. See your quilt progress toward completion. This is an opportunity to spend quality time sewing on your quilt projects already in process, or begin something new. Sewing machine optional. Table space provided. Limited to 8 students. Bring a bag lunch or visit one of the great restaurants with in walking distance.

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Tuesday Meditation and Discussion Group (Drop-In)

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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This weekly group provides you with three important supports for thriving in this crazy world: Regular time for formal meditation and reflection A community of like-minded people, who might also challenge you to expand your horizons a bit An opportunity to ask important questions, and participate in shared dialogue with others These sessions will be facilitated by Trisha Stotler, who is a senior teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and is fluent in contemplative practices from many different…

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Winter Class Sampler Day! (FREE)

Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us on January 12th from 10am-3pm for a sample of what's coming up! Our amazing teachers will be offering  30-minute "samplers" of the classes they'll be offering this Winter. Come for one, or stay for all... We'll have coffee and tea to warm you up, and cups of homemade chili and cornbread to give you sustenance throughout the day. Local honey too! See the schedule below to plan your day. We'd love an Rsvp at the link below if…

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(FREE) Death Cafe

Sunday, January 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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Free 1 spot left

With a thriving presence in Europe, The Death Café movement is spreading through the US. What is this, you ask? It’s pretty simple…  At a Death Café, people of all stripes gather to drink coffee and tea, eat snacks and cake, and share thoughts and feelings about death. There is no set agenda, and the discussion might range from the philosophical (death rituals around the world, what happens after we die?) to the practical (end-of-life care, funeral preferences, etc.) and…

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Spotlight on You! Half-Day Storytelling Workshop

Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$75 – $85

Spotlight on You! is your opportunity to take that great, true story you have, and turn it into something captivating – whether it’s for an audience of one, or one-thousand.  In this half-day workshop, you’ll hone some of the skills unique to live storytelling: the structure and arc of an oral story, building strong characters, and how to win the audience over. For storytellers of all levels. Just come with an idea for a story and you’ll leave with a…

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Memoir: The Art of Writing Your Story (6-Week Class)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$149

Write what should not be forgotten.  ~ Isabel Allende Studies show that recording our true life stories brings a greater sense of meaning to our lives, can improve memory and foster a deep satisfaction for a life well-lived. This 6-week writing class brings people together to capture their stories, either for their own use, or to be shared with family members and loved ones. In a relaxed and comfortable setting, you'll discover the power of the written word to make…

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From Struggle to Strength: Rewriting Your Story (5-Week Class)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$179 – $197

Have you struggled through and endured a life-changing experience? Your story is your strength! In this writing class, you will learn how to hone your "narrative identity" - a science backed way to process and interpret your challenging experiences to create positive shifts in well-being. You’ll learn how reframing this story can transform your perspective to one of empowerment and growth. Each week you will get lessons, tools and resources. This class is for women only. By the end of the five…

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