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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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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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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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“Dream Building” with Vision Boards

Saturday, August 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$97

We've all come here with something we are meant to do and give. DreamBuilding is a highly effective process for tapping into your life purpose and clarifying how you’ll fulfill that purpose at this point in your life. During the first half of this 8-hour class, we'll explore and experiment with some of the key DreamBuilder principles, such as: 2 essential keys for tuning into your purpose; a 5-point test for determining whether your dream is right for you; simple…

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Intro to The Hero’s Journey

Saturday, August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$49

"Where you stumble, there lies your treasure." This quote by Joseph Campbell, whose work brought us The Hero's Journey metaphor, tells us that our darkest moments often happen directly before transformation occurs. In this workshop you will: -Explore the Call to Adventure that we each face: What are you here to do with this one life you've been given? -Learn how to apply the three acts of the Hero's Journey metaphor to your own experience. -Write in a Hero's Journey…

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Vienna Community Sing! (FREE)

Sunday, August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

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

In Zimbabwe it is said "If you can walk you can dance, and if you can talk you can sing."   A "community sing" is about ordinary people joining their friends and neighbors in a public place to sing, just for the fun of it. At each meeting, participants learn song parts by listening and singing back, not by reading music. By the end, there's often a beautiful three part harmony that emerges. This gathering is a multi-generational, bring-the-family* kind…

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