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Summer Mindfulness Walks

Date & Time:

Sunday, July 10; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Location:

Location varies

Types:

Courses and Programs, Health & Wellness

Length:

1 to 2 Hours

Admission:

Pre-Registration Required, Ticketed Event

Event Description

One of RBG’s Courses & Workshops

Lauren Anastasi, working with the philosophy of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, guides you to focus on the physical experience of walking and to be aware of our thoughts, feelings and sensations, as well as commune with nature. This practice can help reduce stress and increase positive emotions. The class includes instruction and 45 minutes of walking at a relaxed pace. Meeting location is emailed prior to each class.

Sundays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  • July 10
  • August 14
  • September 11

Fee: $15 per walk + Service Fee (Members 10% off*)
Please pre-register 10 days** in advance of each date.

lauren anastasi smiling

Lauren Anastasi has been teaching yoga and meditation for almost 20 years.  She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from York University. She has a keen interest in the relationship between mind and body. Through her yoga teaching and practice with Esther Myers Yoga Studio, she was introduced to the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh and was fortunate to have studied with him and his monastics on retreat in 2013 at Brock University. She leads Mindfulness Walks utilizing these teachings and incorporates years of experience leading groups in movement and facilitating meditation. She has been a member of the RBG since she moved to Hamilton with her sweet family in 2014.

Register for Health and Wellness Programs

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*RBG Members receive 10% off most RBG Experiences programming when using the member discount code. Learn more about where to find the code.

**Pre-Registration is required for all RBG Courses & Workshops, ideally by the date provided to allow the program organizers to best prepare. If the indicated “register by” date has passed, you may still be able to register for the program, provided there is space still available.

More Courses & Workshops

RBG offers courses and workshops for families, kids and adults in the areas of gardening, nature, botanical arts and wellness. Visit rbg.ca/publicprograms to see this season’s full offering.