This weekly Dharma Friends gathering is intended to create a safe space for self-identified people of color.
Each week there will be a 30-minute guided sit followed by a 30-minute
mindful check-in circle and tea.
Date: Every Monday night beginning January 9, 2017
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Cost: Dana (donation)
Location: Insight Santa Cruz
How to Register: No registration required
This Dharma Friends group will be led by sit leaders
Sit Leader Bios:
Yasmina Porter is a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher, dance instructor, and relationship coach in Santa Cruz.
Laura Turner-Essel is a counseling psychologist who has combined mindfulness, mental health, and community activism for 15 years.
Akiko Minami had practiced meditation off and on since 1998. This POC sitting group has inspired her to recommit to a daily practice and to a sangha.
Everyone who identifies as a Person of Color is welcome to attend.