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Awaken and Return: A Virtual Jewish Meditation and Yoga Retreat

August 29th @ 8:30pm - 10:15pm
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A virtual retreat in preparation for the Jewish High Holidays with Meditation, Yoga, Qigong, text study, chanting and silence.

Saturday, August 29, 8:30-10:15pm and Sunday, August 30, 9:00am-12:15pm
*Optional early risers sit from 8:15 8:45am
Pre-registration is required by Friday, August 28.

The High Holiday season begins with the month of Elul: a call to wake up to our lives and return again to what is essential. We will be guided to experience awakened awareness and the wisdom that renews us through Sitting Meditation, Walking Meditation, Yoga, and Qigong infused with Jewish wisdom, as well as text study, chanting, & periods of silence.

Sliding Scale: $18- $72.
Get tickets: https://awakenandreturn.eventbrite.com

No one turned away for lack of funds. Multiple payment levels are offered to make this workshop accessible. If payment is difficult or prohibitive at this time, please contact jewishlife@pjcc.org. Please select your ticket level at check-out. A zoom link will be provided upon registration.

Offered by Shalem, the Jewish Wellness Initiative of the Peninsula JCC, Embodied Jewish Learning, the Addison-Penzak JCC, and the Oshman Family JCC. Shalem was created in 2012 by the Peninsula JCC and Embodied Jewish Learning and is now a collaborative partnership with the Addison-Penzak JCC and the Oshman Family JCC. Shalem programs promote wellness and well-being infused with Jewish wisdom to help support the entire community in times when these tools are greatly needed. Faculty includes Rabbi Lavey Derby, Julie Emden, Tracey Green, Scott Green, Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia, Rabbi Laurie Matzkin and Tova Birnbaum.

More info: shalemretreats@gmail.com


August 29th 2020
8:30 pm - 10:15 pm