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114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
703-638-0004

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May 2018

(Free) Knit Night!

Thursday, May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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Free

The Insight Shop will be open one night a month for a fun Knit Night! Gather in the living room with other local fiber lovers to knit whatever's on your needles, chat about all things fiber, and get to know each other. It's a free gathering and all levels are welcome! Crocheters and spinners are also more than welcome. It's fun to see what everyone is working on! Knit Nights are hosted by our Fiber Arts teachers. This is not…

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June 2018

Insight Meditation Drop-In Group (Sunday Mornings)

Sunday, June 3 @ 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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Spotlight on You! Half-Day Storytelling Workshop

Saturday, June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$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 the characters, and how to win the audience over. For storytellers of all levels. Just come with an idea for a story and will leave with a…

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Vienna Community Sing!

Sunday, June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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Free 25 spots left

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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Storytelling for Activists!

Monday, June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$45

You want to change the world - you even know how. But how to tell people about it? With the myriad people and worthy organizations competing for our time and money, how do you get people to care about your cause? This is a challenge many individuals and nonprofits face, and it can often be solved through the power of storytelling. Sharing true, personal stories builds empathy. Delivering your message with a story gives that message impact. Join Mary Supley Foxworth…

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Scrapbooking Camp! June 25-29

Monday, June 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

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

Have you always dreamed of having a beautifully organized, creative scrapbook of your child’s life? How about letting your child create their own scrapbook this summer? Just send your child to us with printed photographs, ticket stubs, special notes, postcards, and anything sentimental (2-D). During our five day camp, they will learn to create simple, attractive layouts to tell their story, and come home at the end of the week with a beautiful keepsake book!  The high-quality book, and a…

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July 2018

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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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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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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