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Finding Freedom through Insight Meditation: A Non-Residential Retreat with Brian Lesage

July 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm July 21, 2019 @ 3:15 pm

This retreat offers the unique opportunity to practice Insight Meditation—a simple and direct practice based on moment-to-moment awareness, a technique that opens the heart and clears the mind. We will practice continuous mindfulness in silence through sitting and walking meditation. Freed from much of the daily barrage of stimulus that draws our attention outward, we delve deeply inward. Learning to be aware of our experience from a place of stillness and equanimity allows us to see more clearly; and as insight deepens, compassion and wisdom can arise. This retreat is designed for both beginners and experienced practitioners. Participants are asked to commit for Friday evening through Sunday afternoon to derive maximum benefit from this brief retreat.

Friday, July 19
6:30-8:00pm
Saturday, July 20
9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, July 21
9:00am-3:15pm

Brian Lesage is a supporting teacher at AIMC, and has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1988 and has taught meditation since 2000. He has studied in the Zen, Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism. He was ordained in the Rinzai Zen tradition in 1996. His training in vipassana meditation includes doing extended meditation retreats in Myanmar (Burma), Nepal and India as well as numerous retreats in the US. He leads retreats and teaches meditation courses nationwide. Brian also has a private practice in Somatic Experiencing, which is a naturalistic approach to healing trauma. You can also visit his website for Somatic Experiencing at www.liberatingawareness.com.  

Osa Arkin

Rosemont Center

200 Rosemont Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States