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August 2018

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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September 2018

Mindfulness for 6th Graders (Six-week series)

Monday, September 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, October 29, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
$175

As students enter higher grades, academic and social pressures increase dramatically.  In this 6-week course, students are invited to explore mindfulness and build their own life skills “tool kits” that can help them thrive and navigate life’s challenges most effectively.  Classes are set in a warm and supportive environment, and each includes: Introduction of new topics and skills Time to practice the new skills and discuss or reflect on their experiences Engaging activities, including mindful movement Mindfulness challenges to try…

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Girls’ Voices Writing Workshop for 4th-6th Graders (6 weeks)

Sunday, September 23 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:45pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, October 28, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
$169

We believe it's so important for girls to have a safe space to work on expressing themselves verbally and in writing that we created a writing class just for them. We use a combination of mindfulness and creative writing to find our unique writing voices. Participants are free to write whatever they want--stories, poems, journal entries, and so forth—but are always given prompts to help them find something to write about if they need inspiration. We will write in class…

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Writing as Craft: for Girls in 7th-9th Grades (6 weeks)

Sunday, September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, October 28, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
$169

For girls in 7th-9th grades            Discount of 10% when you bring a friend! (inquire!) For the budding young writer who wants to hone her craft...  Writing as Craft features longer freewriting time, specific discussions each week about different aspects of the writing process, and longer time working in small groups. Writers who create and share work electronically are more than welcome. Goals for Writing as Craft include: To gain knowledge of the writing process To…

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Mindfulness In Real Life – Middle School (Six-week series)

Thursday, September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
$175

Kids have an enormous amount of pressure and competing demands on their time, which can leave them feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. This 6-week series helps middle schoolers develop life skills to reduce stress, manage emotions and increase focus and attention, so they can thrive and have a better sense of overall well-being. Each session includes discussion, activities, and opportunities to practice mindfulness skills in a small-group setting. “Research has proven that mindfulness training integrates the brain and strengthens the…

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Mindfulness for 4th & 5th Graders (Six-Week Class)

Thursday, September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 1, 2018

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

We know that our kids are facing challenges we never encountered as youth:  social media, excessive screen time and a dependence on devices to name just a few. Mindfulness - bringing curious attention to what's happening right in front of us - is a life skill that can be practiced and honed, and that studies show leads to a more balanced and healthy life. And the earlier in life these practices are introduced, the better! The specific exercises taught in…

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October 2018

Teen Retreat: Less Stress, More Happy

Saturday, October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$59

We get it - being a kid today is different in so many ways from previous generations. So much so, that when teen says "You just don't understand!" it's really possible that they're right. But while things like technology and the ways we communicate  have changed, the most fundamental elements of happiness have stayed the same. What if true happiness in life had little to do with GPA, popularity, and proficiency at sports and music, and a LOT to do with…

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November 2018

Zentangle: Leaves of Gratitude

Saturday, November 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$39

Join Michelle for this seasonal Zentangle project "Leaves of Gratitude." Just in time for Thanksgiving, you'll create beautiful Zentangle designs on leaves made of cloth, paper and wood that can be kept for years to come. This project is appropriate for kids ages 8+ as well, so bring the family!  

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(FREE) Community Sing!

Sunday, November 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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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December 2018

Teen Retreat: Less Stress, More Happy

Saturday, December 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$59

We get it – being a kid today is different in so many ways from previous generations. So much so, that when teen says “You just don’t understand!” it’s really possible that they’re right. But while things like technology and the ways we communicate  have changed, the most fundamental elements of happiness have stayed the same. What if true happiness in life had little to do with GPA, popularity, and proficiency at sports and music, and a LOT to do with…

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