Free Mindfulness and Meditation Sessions
Open to the Public
Mark your Calendars 
​​​​​​​ September 14, November 9th, December 14.........
Every second Thursday of the month
7:15 pm to 8:30 pm  
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Welcome! 
Come join us every second Thursday of the month
 in a calm refuge, tucked away in the woods, to relax, unwind and learn the art of mindful living

This offering is available both to those new to mindfulness and also to experienced practitioners who wish to deepen their practice.
Everybody is welcome, regardless of background or religion!​​​

The Format​​​​​​​
Adults
​​​​​​​We will gather in the Kol Shalom Sanctuary - Directions below.  We will start with a short guided mindfulness meditation, also called Vipassana or Insight Meditation. Then Monica will offer a few reflections on the topic of the day, and we will end with a 20 minute guided meditation related to the topic of the night. No reservations needed for adults. 

Children 
Mindfulness for young people, ages 6 to 13, will be available for the children of the parents attending the adult session. Cindy is a mindfulness certified teacher. She will introduce the children to mindfulness, guide them in the practice of mindfulness, and engage them in mindfulness activities.

These mindfulness based practices are geared towards deepening awareness of self and others and inspiring discernment in decision making, which leads to healthier, wiser and happier choices. The children's session will be held in the Kol Shalom School, on the premises adjacent to the sanctuary.  
Space is limited to 20 children
Reserve your child's spot at mjorda14@jhu.edu 
 
 
 
 
Through a talk and guided meditations, Monica will introduce participants to mindfulness tools, a research based, life - changing practice that people can use to access their own inner resources to respond more effectively to stress, anxiety, pain, and illness, as well as cultivating joy, ease, and an overall sense of well-being
 
 
 
 
Mindfulness for Adults 
Monica Jordan
Johns Hopkins University
Monica is committed to tailoring strategies for bringing mindfulness into everybody’s unique life experience. Regardless of the circumstances that we are surrounded by, we can always tap into our inner power, and develop emotional......... Read more
You can view Monica's experience and education history here
 
 
 
 
Benefits of Mindfulness
* Increased concentration, mental clarity, memory and resilience 
* Reduced anxiety, brain chatter and stress
* Enhanced well-being, peacefulness, energy, vitality and compassion
* Befriending unpleasant emotions 
* Shifting from autopilot to conscious living, and much more........ ​​​​​​​
 
 
 
 
Mindfulness for Children 
Cindy Maxted
Georgetown University
Cindy has spent her life in the mind, body, spirit field. She has over 25 years of experience working with children and families as a registered nurse in the neonatal ICU, Operating Room, and School Nursing with a degree from Georgetown University.......Read more 
You can view Cindy's ​​​​​​​experience and education history here
 
 
 
 
Location
Kol Shalom
 1909 Hidden Meadow,  Annapolis,
MD 21401.
Cancellations for inclement weather will be posted here by 5:00 pm 
 
 
 
 
Please, remember
  • To turn off or mute your cell phones before entering the sanctuary
  • If possible, not to wear perfume as some people can be allergic to it 
  • It is fine if you arrive late. Just sit in the back until the meditation is over

Pause....
Breathe......
Come back to this
unrepeatable moment 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check out the Mindfulness Programs starting this Fall Details Here  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Questions? You can contact Monica at
monicajordan606@gmail.com
mjorda14@jhu.edu
 
 
FORWARD TO A FRIEND
 
 
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