https://cambridgeinsight.org/what-we-offer/drop-in-programs/ Online event
Cambridge, MA 02135
Classes, Meetup, Social Good, Virtual
The POC Sangha provides a dedicated practice space at CIMC for those who self-identify as people of color and is appropriate for beginners as well as those with meditation experience. Over the course of the year, this drop-in program will explore the Dharma of the human experience; taking Buddhist teachings as our lens to explore the ups and downs, joys and sorrows, tenderness and beauty of living in a world of change. Please feel free to come to any, or all, of the monthly gatherings.
Zoom Link: Click here or dial +1 (646) 876 9923 and enter the Meeting ID: 922 8607 7706. (passcode: cimc)
Our Friday evenings together will typically include:
Small Group Reflection
Large Sharing Circle, with Q and A, if time allows
Juan C. Sosa is a Puerto Rican yoga instructor, a community social worker, a meditator, a gardener, a cyclist, a cook, a father and a husband. He became a practitioner of yoga and meditation after reading Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Full Catastrophe Living,which helped him learn to manage stress using yoga and meditation. A few years later, he completed the MBSR training at UMass Worcester Medical Center. He has practiced with his yoga teacher Terry McGrath at the Blissful Monkey Yoga studio, and has been practicing vipassana meditation with Narayan Liebenson for over 22 years.
Gina LaRoche is an organizational leadership consultant, facilitator and executive coach. She is a co-founder of Seven Stones Leadership Group with Jennifer Cohen. She brings respect, clarity, truth and love to all of her work. Gina leverages 25 years of experience in delivering executive programs that have challenged leaders, teams and entrepreneurs to accelerate results using vision, strategy and accountability. Her most recent clients include Nike, Warner Brothers, Draper Labs and Booking Holdings. Her current interest is working with leaders to develop mindfulness and presence for themselves and bringing these practices into organizations. She has spoken at Wisdom 2.0 Business conference and at the Mindful Leadership Summit. She is a 2017 graduate of Spirit Rock’s Community Dharma Leaders Program, a two-year intensive training in the Insight Meditation tradition. She is also a member of the board at Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, MA.