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Understanding the Fundamentals of Mindfulness Practice: A Daylong Retreat with Dave Smith 10:00 AM – 4:00 pm

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Understanding the Fundamentals of Mindfulness Practice

Come and learn the basic “nuts and bolts” of Mindfulness practice with Dave Smith. Drawing from the framework of early Buddhist psychology, the four foundations of mindfulness and the four noble truths, Dave will offer a compressive, yet simple approach to the cultivation of Mindfulness. Emphasizing the practical aspects of the practice, you will be able to start or deepen your practice immediately. This framework will be integrated into some of the modern approaches and understanding of the practice of mindfulness and its realistic benefit rooted in the science of emotion and neuroplasticity. There will be guided practices, educational teachings and some time for Q&A.
Anyone interested in the topic is welcome to attend. No previous experience is needed.  (Register below.)

Dave Smith is an internationally recognized Buddhist meditation teacher, addiction treatment specialist, and published author. His background is rooted in the Insight Meditation tradition and he was empowered to teach through the Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society. He has extensive experience bringing meditative interventions into jails, prisons, youth detention centers and addiction treatment facilities. Dave teaches residential meditation retreats and classes, provides trainings and consulting in both secular and Buddhist contexts, and works with students through his meditation mentoring program. He recently founded the Secular Dharma Foundation and lives in Paonia, Colorado.


October 26, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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