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114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
703-638-0004

July 2018

Refuge Recovery from Addiction (FREE)

Thursday, July 26 @ 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, VA 22180 United 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, July 29 @ 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, VA 22180 United 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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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, VA 22180 United 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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Afternoon Tea & Mindfulness with Julie

Saturday, August 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$25

Tea meditation is a wonderful way to begin your day, or any time you need to stop, relax and come back home to yourself. In fact, for many Zen practitioners, the formal tea ceremony is an important part of their day. Join Julie Pearl, founder of Getting Mindful, for this afternoon of tea, conversation and the art of being present to life as it unfolds. Julie will lead the group in a short guided meditation, mindful eating practice and group…

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Divine Light Meditation

Sunday, August 12 @ 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, VA 22180 United 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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“Dream Building” with Vision Boards

Saturday, August 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United 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, VA 22180 United 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, VA 22180 United 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

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

Thursday, September 6 @ 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, VA 22180 United 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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(FREE) Salon: Your Motherhood Narrative

Friday, September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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Free

Join Kristy Rodriguez of Pure Nurture and Rachel Nusbaum of Orchid Story for a story-sharing evening, with the intention of creating connection surrounding the journey of motherhood. Free of advice-giving and how-to’s, we invite moms to contribute lessons of self-discovery and to celebrate our varied experiences. We’ll provide prompts and share ideas of how you might document your unique story. Salon Series events are FREE, but you must reserve your space by registering below. Donations are accepted to defray the…

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HypnoBirthing®: The Mongan Method

Monday, September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, October 8, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$397

The HypnoBirthing® Childbirth method is as much a philosophy of birth as it is a technique for achieving a satisfying, relaxing, and stress-free method of birthing. The 5-week HypnoBirthing® course teaches you, along with your birthing companion, the art, and joy of experiencing birth in a more comfortable manner. You will learn to call upon your body’s own natural relaxant, thus lessening or eliminating discomfort and the need for medication. When a woman is properly prepared for childbirth and when…

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Learn to Quilt

Saturday, September 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
$79

Quilt-making is not just about Grandma-made bedspreads anymore! (Though I do cherish mine...) Indeed, quilting is having quite a resurgence lately, with groups springing up all over the place for millennials wanting to reconnect with this "vintage" art form. Whatever your inspiration is, we're incredibly lucky to have Lesly-Claire Greenberg, one of the best quilting artists in the country, right here at The Shop as our artist-in-residence. Though most of Lesly-Claire's classes are for master quilters, she's excited to be…

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(FREE) Death Cafe

Sunday, September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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Free

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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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, VA 22180 United 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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Finding God in All Things: Experiencing Ignatian Spirituality

Wednesday, September 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
$125

St. Ignatius of Loyola gifted the world with his Spiritual Exercises 450 years ago. Their relevance and impact has been and continues to be profound.  Join us as we explore them in depth in what he called a "retreat in daily life." For 6 weeks, our group will gather to deepen our personal relationships with God while building community, with the Spiritual Exercises as our guide. Themes included in the Spiritual Exercises include God's mercy, episodes in the life of Jesus, the passion of Jesus,…

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The Science of Happiness

Saturday, September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$39

Happiness: Most Americas say they would like to be happier, but have a hard time defining exactly what that means.  The "World Happiness Report" (yes, it's a real thing!) measures variables like income, life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity in various countries to see how they affect general life satisfaction. But research from the growing field of positive psychology tells us there are specific ways we, as individuals, can focus our attention and energy to intentionally shape the way…

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Spotlight on You! Half-Day Storytelling Workshop

Saturday, September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Three one-time workshops
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United 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 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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Movie Night (The Mask You Live In)

Saturday, September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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Free

Please join us for the first in our series of free film screenings, The Mask You Live In. This critically acclaimed documentary by filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America's narrow definition of masculinity. One critic has said, "This film should be mandatory viewing for all teens and men. In fact, if you're a parent at all, you can't afford not to see this."  This film is 1:30 long.…

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Zentangle Basics Workshop

Sunday, September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$49

The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns called "tangles."  You create tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simple curves, and orbs. These patterns are drawn on small pieces of paper called "tiles," which can be assembled into mosaics. Zentangle art is non-representational and unplanned, so you can focus on each stroke and not worry about the result. You don't need to know what a tangle is going to look…

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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, VA 22180 United 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, VA 22180 United 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 for Parents of Teens (5 Weeks)

Tuesday, September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$175

Parents of teens often find themselves navigating three of life's most challenging transitions - all at once: their child(ren)'s physical, mental and emotional ride through puberty, their own middle-life questions around identity, work, health, and relationships, and their own parents' older age and decline. Any one of these three can be overwhelming, but when two or more are experienced together, we can find ourselves without an anchor on a stormy sea. This class is not a "parenting" class...there are plenty…

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Memoir – The Art of Writing Your Story

Wednesday, September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United 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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Journaling Through Transitions (5-Week Class)

Wednesday, September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$229

Change is a part of life and brings questions, challenges and the opportunity to create a deeper meaning.  Join this small 4 week writing group where each member has something in common - an important life transition.  You will be invited to explore questions that are common to all changes and will be given the writing tools to help you work with the feelings that arise.  Journaling can help bring calm and clarity to the process, turn thoughts and feelings into…

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Journal to the Self: 18 Paths to Personal Growth (6-Week Class)

Wednesday, September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$297

Open the door to greater awareness, insight and transformation with your pen and a notebook.  In a small group we'll explore 18 different journaling techniques, some taking just a few minutes.  Each is designed to achieve specific results so that you can customize your journal according to your goals - health, personal growth, problem solving, navigating through transitions, creative expression, spiritual exploration and more.   No prior writing or journaling experience is necessary.   This is an educational group and your journal entries can…

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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, VA 22180 United 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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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Thursday, September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 8, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$497

Mindfulness–Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an intensive course designed to transform your relationship to stress, improve your health, and increase your enjoyment of life. Developed at the University of Massachusetts by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, MBSR has been extensively studied since the late 1970’s. Research shows that many people who complete this course report: Lasting decreases in physical and psychological symptoms An increased ability to relax and enjoy each moment Lower pain levels and/or a better ability to cope with pain…

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October 2018

Zentangle Basics Workshop

Sunday, October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$49

The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns called "tangles."  You create tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simple curves, and orbs. These patterns are drawn on small pieces of paper called "tiles," which can assembled into mosaics. Zentangle art is non-representational and unplanned, so you can focus on each stroke and not worry about the result. You don't need to know what a tangle is going to look like…

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Intuitive Painting (Four-Week Series)

Friday, October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 2, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$149

Intuitive painting is a form of mindfulness practice that encourages you to step beyond the world of words and intellect into the deep wisdom of your heart. Rather than being an “art class” focused on technique and product, this is an experience of welcoming anything that shows up. In this way, Intuitive Painting is an art-making class that invites you to be alive in your senses and aware of the amazing stream of emotions and thoughts that flow through you…

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Writing for Social Activism

Saturday, October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
$59

Expressive writing can be a significant tool to guide us in the expression of our social activism.  We'll explore how poetry and metaphor have the ability to shape and shift consciousness.  We'll see how - by taking up our pens on behalf of what we love, what we believe in - we not only learn to help and soothe ourselves but have a positive impact on the causes and institutions that matter so greatly to us.  Some examples of what…

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Teen Retreat: Less Stress, More Happy

Saturday, October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United 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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Mastering the Art of Difficult Conversations

Saturday, October 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$39

Do you have a psychopathic boss? A sassy teenager? An impossible subordinate? The tools and techniques you learn in this workshop may not solve any of those problems – but they will very likely make them better! We'll explore six components of difficult conversations, and you'll have the opportunity to apply helpful tools to your own personal case study and practice the hardest parts with a partner during this workshop.

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Zentangle: Fall Pumpkins!

Saturday, October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$39

Join Michelle for this special class featuring decorative fall pumpkins. Learn how to take both basic and intermediate Zentangle designs off the paper, and apply them to either real or wooden pumpkins.  These pieces make beautiful decorations for years to come. No prior experience needed!  

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Movie Night (Minimalism: The Importance of Things)

Saturday, October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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Free

More, newer, cooler: That seems to be the contemporary definition of the American Dream. But this inspiring documentary film follows artists, thinkers and regular people who believe that the pursuit of happiness is less of a pursuit, and more about learning to be fully alive in the moment, with what's right on front of you. This movie is 1:18 long. This film is not rated, but is deemed appropriate for all audiences. Childcare is not provided on movie nights, and…

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(FREE) Death Cafe

Sunday, October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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Free

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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November 2018

Zentangle: Leaves of Gratitude

Saturday, November 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United 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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Intuitive Painting (Four-Week Series)

Friday, November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 7, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$149

Intuitive painting is a form of mindfulness practice that encourages you to step beyond the world of words and intellect into the deep wisdom of your heart. Rather than being an “art class” focused on technique and product, this is an experience of welcoming anything that shows up. In this way, Intuitive Painting is an art-making class that invites you to be alive in your senses and aware of the amazing stream of emotions and thoughts that flow through you…

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Songwriting Weekend Workshop w/ Robbie Schaefer

Friday, November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 12:00pm

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$289

Whether you’re a seasoned songwriter stuck in a rut, a bedroom poet searching for a new home for your words, or a lifelong accountant feeling the urge to try something new and (a bit) scary, Robbie Schaefer will help you (re)discover your most authentic voice and introduce you to a few nifty tools and strategies along the way. Over the course of the weekend workshop, Robbie will break down the writing process of his own songs, lead the group through creativity…

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HypnoBirthing®: The Mongan Method

Monday, November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 10, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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$397

The HypnoBirthing® Childbirth method is as much a philosophy of birth as it is a technique for achieving a satisfying, relaxing, and stress-free method of birthing. The 5-week HypnoBirthing® course teaches you, along with your birthing companion, the art, and joy of experiencing birth in a more comfortable manner. You will learn to call upon your body’s own natural relaxant, thus lessening or eliminating discomfort and the need for medication. When a woman is properly prepared for childbirth and when…

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(FREE) Community Sing!

Sunday, November 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United 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, VA 22180 United 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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(FREE) Death Cafe

Sunday, December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA, VA 22180 United States
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Free

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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