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Monday, June 07, 2021, 2:00 PM
Jonathan Foust will speak to the Village about Meditation. He is from Pennsylvania and has been interested in meditation nearly all of his life. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Nigeria.
He is a guiding teacher at the Insight Meditation Community, is a founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute of Washington, and works with healing, spirit, and awakening. He is a former president of the Kripalu Yoga Ashrm, where he teaches Yoga and meditation.
He has a degree in education and is certified in Mindfulness Based stress Reduction;, and is a certified Focusing Trainer.
Through the Night Meditation Community of Washington, he leads year-long programs and classes.
He will, in addition to giving us some brief experience in meditation, discuss traditions and styles of meditation and a bit about brain science that has allowed it to be embraced by the military, insurance companies, and schools.