OUTDOOR: Meditation Class (FREE 6-Week Series)

Friday, May 610:00—11:00 AMEvent LawnTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Chris Connolly, RN, BSN, owner of "Living My Dream Yoga," will lead a 6-week series of outdoor meditation class. Classes will take place from 10am to 11am over six consecutive Fridays -- May 6, May 13, May 20, May 27, June 3 and June 10 -- on the library's back lawn. This class is designed for both those who are new to meditation and regular practitioners. Participants will practice a different types of meditation, including: (1) Metta (loving kindness) Meditation, (2) Sound Meditation; (3) Autogenic Relaxation Meditation; (4) iRest Yoga Nidra; and (5) Mudra (hand gestures) Meditation. Classes will begin with 15-20 minutes of centering and breathing practice, leading into some gentle stretching/yoga to prepare the body and mind for meditation. After the meditation, there will an integration process to allow participants to return to their daily life. Connolly, a retired 43-year registered nurse, is a certified 500-hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Level 1 iRest Yoga Nidra Teacher, and Reiki II Practitioner. Learn more about Connolly HERE.

Register below. (Once you're registered for one session, you're registered for the entire 6-week series.) While chairs will be available, registrants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat, beach towel, blanket or cushion to sit/lay on. This series is sponsored by the Front Line Initiative in recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month.

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