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    Sunday Morning Meditation

    Have you been looking for a deeper understanding of yourself and the world that you live in? Mindfulness/awareness meditation is the ancient practice of self-discovery. The practice is rooted in the simple but revolutionary premise that every human being has the ability to cultivate the mind's inherent stability, clarity and strength in order to be more awake and to develop the compassion and insight necessary to care for oneself and the world. The Berkeley Shambhala Meditation center will guide you through the steps of this ancient art and into personal revelation. Stop in Sunday mornings for a silent meditation, chanting meditation, meditation instruction, and a group discussion accompanied by refreshments. Open your mind to increase your personal and spiritual knowledge with the ancient art of meditation.
    Sunday Morning Meditation

    2288 Fulton St , Berkeley

    • Get to know the 2,500-year old art of Shambhala meditation with a silent meditation, chanting, meditational instruction, and a group discussion accompanied by refreshments
    • Learn to put your mind in its natural state -- restful, open, and alert
    • Deepen your understanding and appreciation for meditation or learn about the practice for the first time
    • Discover the beauty and magic of the ordinary world without aggression or manipulation
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    Meditation by Donation

    Nourish a positive and conscious relationship with your mind through meditation. Many believe it is essential groundwork for good health and true happiness. During this workshop, you will learn to develop or strengthen an attitude of openness and acceptance of life as it is, in the present moment. You will explore ways to tame the mind, decrease stress, increase alertness and improve your concentration. You'll practice sitting, as well as walking meditation under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You'll also learn visualization, breathing exercises, and mantras. Join in the journey of discovery, healing and awakening!
    Meditation by Donation

    90 Eureka Sq, Pacifica

    • Meditate with others in a peaceful setting
    • Practice sitting and walking meditation with the help of an experienced instructor
    • Learn visualization, breathing exercises, and mantras to help you find your inner peace
    • Discover the power of meditation to transform your life
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    Introduction to Wilderness Survival Clinic - Marin County

    Get back to nature and learn age-old survival skills during this wilderness clinic set among the redwoods of Northern California. In just 5 hours you'll practice timeless traditions, such as shelter building and fire-by-friction, drawn from indigenous skills. Participate in hands-on activities appropriate for all ages, and build self-esteem and awareness knowing you can survive in the woods or other natural setting. Learn about edible plants and try out native-style traps while you discover what it's like to live in harmony with nature. You'll leave better prepared for your next wilderness adventure.
    Introduction to Wilderness Survival Clinic - Marin County

    Camp Arequipa Rd, Fairfax

    • Learn indigenous skills of survival in the woods, including how to build a shelter, and how to make a fire
    • Have fun learning how to gather water, and forage edible plants or set up traps for food with an experienced guide
    • Both novice campers and seasoned backpackers can benefit from hands-on activities
    • All necessary equipment included
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    Survival 101: Traps & Snares

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    Catch up on your basic trap-making skills with this survivalist workshop. Whether you're looking to catch small game, or find out how set up an alarm system for your camp, you'll find yourself in good hands.That's because you'll be learning under the guidance of an outdoors instructor with years of experience about how make traps and snares useful for multiple scenarios. You'll master deadfall traps, lethal and nonlethal setups, trigger mechanisms, and trip lines, using simple yet elegant methods involving easily obtained materials such as rocks and sticks. All of this takes place over a full day in the woods at Adventure Out's wilderness camp in the Santa Cruz mountains. Silly rabbits will never see you coming.
    Survival 101: Traps & Snares

    Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz

    • Learn to make basic traps and snares using natural materials found in the woods
    • Grasp the fundamentals of a wide range of traps suited to numerous scenarios
    • Work with a professional trapper at a sprawling outdoors retreat in mountains of Santa Cruz
    • Enjoy picking up skills that would allow you to survive in the wild with minimal equipment
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    Public Speaking Class

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    When you're giving a presentation or a speech, you want to captivate the audience-- not make them uncomfortable or put them to sleep. Right? Well, build up your oration skills at Magnetic Speaking's Public Speaking Class! Each workshop will focus on a particular aspect of public speaking, which is then practiced with other group members in a safe and coached environment. Best of all, you'll be in a class that uses the latest tools of public speaking, all to help you become more confident in front of groups of people, and to articulate your thoughts more clearly. So come on down to Magnetic Speaking, take their Public Speaking Class, and get ready to knock your next presentation out of the park!
    Public Speaking Class

    406 Brannan St, San Francisco

    • Build your public speaking skills and confidence in a very safe environment
    • Master the latest public speaking and presentation tips
    • Learn to think better and faster on your feet
    • Become more confident and comfortable in front of large groups of people
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    Oakland Shambhala

    Have you been looking for a deeper understanding of yourself and the world that you live in? Mindfulness/awareness meditation is the ancient practice of self-discovery. The practice is rooted in the simple but revolutionary premise that every human being has the ability to cultivate the mind's inherent stability, clarity and strength in order to be more awake and to develop the compassion and insight necessary to care for oneself and the world genuinely. The Berkeley Shambhala Meditation center will guide you through the steps of this ancient art and into personal revelation. Stop by the Oakland location for a silent meditation followed by a group reading and discussion along with refreshments. Open your mind to increase your personal and spiritual knowledge with the ancient art of meditation.
    Oakland Shambhala

    511 48th St, Oakland

    • Get to know the 2,500-year old art of Shambhala meditation with a silent meditation followed by a group reading and discussion accompanied by refreshments
    • Learn to put your mind in its natural state - restful, open, and alert
    • Deepen your understanding and appreciation for meditation or learn about the practice for the first time
    • Discover the beauty and magic of the ordinary world without aggression or manipulation
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    Wednesday Meditation Practice Night

    Have you been looking for a deeper understanding of yourself and the world that you live in? Mindfulness/awareness meditation is the ancient practice of self-discovery. The practice is rooted in the simple but revolutionary premise that every human being has the ability to cultivate the mind's inherent stability, clarity and strength in order to be more awake and to develop the compassion and insight necessary to care for oneself and the world. The Berkeley Shambhala Meditation center will guide you through the steps of this ancient art and into personal revelation. Stop in Wednesday evenings at seven for a silent meditation, followed by a group reading and discussion along with refreshments. Open your mind to increase your personal and spiritual knowledge with the ancient art of meditation.
    Wednesday Meditation Practice Night

    2288 Fulton St , Berkeley

    • Get to know the 2,500-year old art of Shambhala meditation with a silent meditation followed by a group reading and discussion accompanied by refreshments
    • Learn to put your mind in its natural state -- restful, open, and alert
    • Deepen your understanding and appreciation for meditation or learn more about the practice itself
    • Discover the beauty and magic of the ordinary world without aggression or manipulation
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    Meditation Open House

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    This meditation class will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about the not thinking. Housed in a beautiful 19th century house that's become a spiritual sanctuary, the good vibes will start before the workshop even begins. You'll get an introduction to the fundamentals of raja yoga meditation, based on Hindu meditative philosophy. You'll also have a chance to ask questions of the class instructor, an experienced meditation practitioner, before experiencing a guided meditation. While meditative practice can take a long time to truly master - if, indeed, it can ever be truly mastered - you'll feel the immediate benefits of a practice that has been clinically proven to provide numerous health benefits. Best of all, you'll walk out of your session feeling rejuvenated and relaxed, able to confront ordinary daily obstacles with a happy and focused mind. Don't think too hard - check this class out!
    Meditation Open House

    401 Baker street, San Francisco

    • Learn about the fundamentals bund raja yoga meditation
    • Experience a guided meditation that will leave you relaxed and happy
    • Get your meditation questions answered from an experienced practitioner
    • Enjoy the physical and mental health benefits that come from meditative practice
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    Saturday Meditation

    Thinking too hard is an occupational hazard of life. Learn to give your brain a break during this 3-hour meditation class! Increasing evidence points to meditation providing numerous health benefits, including improved focus, decreased stress, slowed brain aging, and a more positive outlook. During this group session, you'll enjoy a positive learning environment hosted at one of the oldest and largest meditation centers in the Bay Area. In addition to silent meditation time, you'll learn all about the practice from a knowledgeable instructor. Typically, small class sizes also mean you have plenty attention as you develop your own practice and will have a chance to get all your questions answered. Your brain will thank you!
    Saturday Meditation

    2171 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

    • Learn the fundamentals of meditation during a 3-hour class
    • Feel the benefits of rejuvenation with deep, silent meditation
    • Get all your questions answered thanks to small class sizes
    • Discover a practice scientifically proven to offer numerous health benefits
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