|North Bay Sangha||
Introductory classes and workshops are available for beginners and those experienced meditations. This is oriented for couples or groups to establish sustainable practice in mental and emotional balance in active lifestyles.
The meditative training learned in these programs were described by the Buddha in the earliest texts where he described how to wake up to greater happiness and decondition the causes of worry, anxiety, anger and destructive emotions. The training teaches how to change mental channels that and improve cognitive agility and emotional balance. This approach to meditation is immediately effective when practiced. Meditation instructions and personal guidance are provided through the training using a step-by-step methodology known as the Six Rs. Once learned and practiced, these skills when applied wake up our potential to experience increased awareness and calmness.
The Six Rs is a gradual training to effectively decondition negative habitual emotional reaction that cause anger, worry, conflict, and depression. This is a mnemonic system of integrated mental and physical exercises that develops skills that teach us how to discern and let go of the root causes of pain and distress.
Thousands of people world-wide have found this easy to learn and universally effective. Sessions quickly develop proficiencies to delusive the causes of unhappiness and result in rewarding experiences in each session. Instruction include short guided sessions and extended silent meditation with Q&A throughout.
The content in each session is based on the meditation techniques described in Buddha's discourses. Presentations blend instruction and interactive practice exercises. This approach to mental development are immediately effective and enjoyable to do. Cultivating these meditation skills develop an agile and attentive mind that is calm and alert. Sessions are suitable for teens and older with or without previous experience in meditation
Instruction and guidance provides the fundamental tool kit of knowledge and the skills necessary to progress smoothly in the stages of awakeinig. Discussion is encouraged to promote clarity and competency. Taken together, these techniques and methods develop rapid assimilation of fundamental concepts and competency that result in immediate benefits in every session.
Wake Up 2-day Workshop
Saturday, May 28 and Sunday May 29
with Scott Jordan and guest leaders
Eight sessions with four sessions per day and teaches comprehensive understanding and practical skill development in Tranquil Insight Meditation and the Six R's methodology.
Oriented for anyone to learn sustainable meditation practices that result in mental and emotional balance for active lifestyles.
• Bring a bag lunch.
• Coffee and tea will be available daily
• Limit 15 participants
Saturday, May 28
10:00 – 1:00, Morning Session
1:00 -2:00, Lunch Break
2:00 - 5:30 Afternoon Session
Learning Session 1
Immediate Relief with the Six Rs: Harmonious practice develops tension-free mind and body moment
Learning Session 2
The alchemy of observation and ease: Decondition toxic and compulsive emotional reactions
Learning Session 3
Unwrapping Happiness: Cultivating insight and relief with relaxation and letting go.
Learning Session 4
The and Seven Building Blocks to growing Contentment
Sunday, May 29
9:00 – 12:00, Morning Session
12:00 -1:00, Lunch Break
1:00 - 4:30 Afternoon Session
Learning Session 5
Selective Thinking: Learning to change mental channels.
Learning Session 6
Big-Wow and Aha Moments: : Developing a unification of mind
Learning Session 7
Discovering Why the Buddha’s Smiled: pleasure, contentment, and happiness?
Learning Session 8
Techniques for active lifestyles while driving, standing or sitting
Daily fees by donation $50 – $100
Register by email below:
Steve — (707) 478-1329
Jordan — (415) 250-5294
21301 Cassidy Ranch Road Sonoma CA 95476