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Kids Meditation Class at Kadampa Meditation Center New York

Date/Time

Aug 25, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019
11:00 AM until 12:30 PM

This event occurs monthly, on day 1 of every 1 month(s).

Description

Kids Meditation Class at Kadampa Meditation Center
Once a Month on Sunday 11:00am-12:30pm
Every parent wants their child to be happy, healthy, and successful in life. Meditation is a perfect tool to introduce to children, and promotes inner strength and emotional well-being. In these classes, children learn simple meditations, as well as methods to calm their minds and deal with negative feelings. Classes include a short discussion about everyday experiences relevant to children, guided meditation, and fun activities that foster habits such as kindness cooperation, patience and giving. For ages 4-12.
Drop-in at any time. No need to pre-register. $2 per child. We are a non-profit organization. All profits go towards supporting the International Temples Project for World Peace.
While children are in their class, adults are welcome to join us for Prayers for World Peace Meditation Class which happens concurrently in the World Peace Temple.
Upcoming Kids Meditation Class Dates: August 25th, September 8th, October 13th, November 10th.
Meditation for Kids is held in the Main House Meditation Room at Kadampa Meditation Center New York. 47 Sweeney Road Glen Spey, NY 12737. Parents can drop their children at the Main House and sign them in. At that time they can pay ($2 per child) and the make their way to the Temple for the Prayers for World Peace class. At the end of the class, they can retrieve their child at the same location they were dropped.

CLASS STRUCTURE:
IceBreaker: We begin each session by learning each others’ names and playing a game or two to get more comfortable.
Short Lesson: The Teacher presents a few methods to help each child calm their mind and gain simple tools to deal with negative feelings. Classes also include a short discussion about everyday experiences relevant to children.
Meditation: The group will be led in a short guided breathing meditation. This gives each child an opportunity to practice training in self-control, both inside and out – in their thoughts and physical actions. Meditations are no longer than 10 minutes. No previous experience is necessary.
Activity: To conclude, the group will enjoy either a group project or a nature hike that helps to give them something to “take away” from the class.

Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates.
For more information www.kadampanewyork.org or call (845) 856-9000

Kadampa Meditation Center New York is located in Sullivan County at 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737, off of Route 97, turn on to Route 31, just north of Hawks' Nest. Kadampa Meditation Center New York offers meditation classes, day courses, retreats, Buddhist prayers chanted in English and a chance to learn about the Buddhist way of life. Classes range from beginner to advanced and are designed to help those who wish to learn to meditate, start a meditation practice or to meditate in a group setting, as well as for those who wish to deepen their understanding of basic Buddhist thought and practice.

Kadampa Meditation Center New York also offers group & corporate visits, mindfulness workshops & presentations, kids meditation, field trips, accommodations & vegetarian meals, and community outreach and 82 acres with Nature Trails. Kadampa World Peace Temple houses a World Peace Café & espresso bar, a bookstore and gift shop featuring a range of unique gifts, cards, meditation accessories, Buddhist art, and books on Buddhism and meditation. Open to the public, stop in an enjoy the peace of the Temple. Weekly Meditation Classes offered in Scranton PA, Sparta NJ and Port Jervis, Beacon, Saratoga Springs & Warwick, NY. For more information call (845)856-9000 or visit www.kadampanewyork.org

Cost

2

Location

View map Kadampa Meditation Center New York
47 Sweeney Road
Sullivan County Route 31
Glen Spey, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

Kadampa Meditation Center New York

Phone

(845)856-9000

Contact name

Education Program Coordinator

Contact email

info@kadampanewyork.org

County:

Sullivan

Neighborhood:

Port Jervis

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