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Sat, Jun 15

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Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Cultivating Compassion: A 4-Week Yoga & Meditation Series on the Four Immeasurables

Join us for a transformative 4-week journey into the depths of compassion. Through the practices of yoga and meditation, discover the power of loving-kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity. Nurture your heart and mind with this series on the Four Immeasurables.

Cultivating Compassion: A 4-Week Yoga & Meditation Series on the Four Immeasurables
Cultivating Compassion: A 4-Week Yoga & Meditation Series on the Four Immeasurables

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Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:10 AM

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, 338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306, USA

About the event

Welcome to our transformative four-week program

Cultivating Compassion: A 4-Week Yoga & Meditation Series on the Four Immeasurables 

led by Larissa Schiano-Gonzalez of Be Yoga , designed to cultivate loving-kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity through the practices of yoga and meditation.

In this transformative program, we delve into the essence of the Four Immeasurables: Loving-kindness (Metta), Compassion (Karuna), Empathetic Joy (Mudita), and Equanimity (Upekkha). 

Each week, immerse yourself in a blend of gentle yoga, breathwork, and guided meditation practices carefully designed to deepen your understanding and experience of these timeless virtues.

Whether you're new to yoga or a seasoned practitioner, all are welcome to join us as we explore how these qualities can be cultivated and integrated into our daily lives. Discover a path towards greater compassion, inner peace, and holistic well-being. Don't miss this opportunity to embark on a journey of self-discovery and transformation.

Each week offers a unique exploration of these qualities:

  • Week 1 (May 25): Loving-kindness (Metta): Immerse yourself in yoga and meditation sessions aimed at nurturing a sense of unconditional love and kindness towards oneself and others.
  • Week 2 (June 1): Compassion (Karuna): Dive into dedicated yoga and meditation practices to explore the depths of compassion, learning to extend empathy and support to yourself and those around you.
  • Week 3 (June 8): Empathetic joy (Mudita): Engage in yoga and meditation sessions designed to cultivate joy in the happiness and success of others, fostering a sense of interconnectedness and celebration.
  • Week 4 (June 15): Equanimity (Upekkha): Explore balance and equanimity amidst life's fluctuations through a blend of gentle yoga, breathwork, and guided meditation, cultivating a sense of calm acceptance and inner peace.

The cost for this transformative journey is $120,  discounted rate for members is $99 

About the Teacher: 

Larissa Schiano-Gonzalez is the founder of Be Yoga. Larissa's extensive background spans over two decades in modern dance and twelve years in yoga and mindfulness teaching. As the founder of Be Yoga, she has dedicated herself to creating inclusive and empowering spaces for individuals to explore movement, mindfulness, and self-discovery.

Larissa's passion for movement began at the young age of two when she discovered dance as a form of freedom and connection. Over the years, she has taught modern dance to individuals of all ages and abilities, fostering a deep understanding of the body-mind connection.

Inspired by her own journey, Larissa transitioned into yoga and mindfulness teaching, recognizing the transformative power of these practices to cultivate inner peace and self-compassion.

In addition to her work with Be Yoga, Larissa is actively involved in community outreach and education. She leads yoga teacher trainings and collaborates with organizations such as the NYC Board of Education, training educators in yoga and mindfulness techniques. Larissa is also the founder of Living Through Movement, a nonprofit organization that offers free movement classes to individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease, highlighting her commitment to accessibility and inclusivity in wellness.

Larissa's teaching philosophy is rooted in creating safe, caring, and inspiring environments where students can explore their bodies and minds with curiosity and compassion. Through her guidance, students are encouraged to connect with their inner wisdom and access the limitless potential within themselves.

Tickets

  • 4 weeks Program

    $120.00
    +$3.00 service fee

Total

$0.00

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