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086-023-A Chair Yoga Fall Series 1 Sep 04, 2014-Oct 23, 2014

If you are interested in yoga, but would like to begin gently, Chair Yoga is for you. In this class you will gently move your body using a chair to help you with flexibility, strength, and balance. Seated movements, standing/balancing poses, deep breathing and rest will be woven throughout. You will leave feeling refreshed and energized, yet calm and relaxed. Cost: $80.00 per series of 8 sessions. Walk-ins are welcome as space permits for $12.00 per session.

086-011 Yoga Basics Fall Series 1 Sep 04, 2014-Oct 23, 2014

Yoga is a gift you give yourself. It acknowledges that you are worthy enough to take time to care for and nurture your body, mind, and spirit. It is a gift that invites you to feel whole, happy and healthy. Come cultivate flexibility, strength, and balance in your body, calm and quiet in your mind, and peace and joy in your spirit. Cost: $80.00 per series of 8 sessions. Walk-ins are welcome as space permits for $12.00 per session.

086-012 Yoga Beyond Basics Fall Series 1 Sep 04, 2014-Oct 23, 2014

Yoga is a gift you give yourself. It acknowledges that you are worthy enough to take time to care for and nurture your body, mind, and spirit. It is a gift that invites you to feel whole, happy and healthy. Come cultivate flexibility, strength, and balance in your body, calm and quiet in your mind, and peace and joy in your spirit. Cost: $80.00 per series of 8 sessions. Walk-ins are welcome as space permits for $12.00 per session.

086-005 Dominican Spirituality Sep 06, 2014-May 02, 2015

This series of classes is for anyone desiring to deepen their understanding and appreciation of Dominican history and spirituality. This is a year-long, prayerful study of Dominican saints and historical and contemporary spirituality in the Dominican tradition. Dates: Sept 6, Oct 4, Nov 8, Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 11, & May 2.Cost: $200.00 for 9 sessions. (Scholarships are available.) *CFD: Spirituality

086-046 Ignatian Retreat - Afternoon Session Sep 16, 2014-May 12, 2015

The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola form a structure for encountering and loving God more deeply. This adaptation, the Ignatian Retreat in Life, feeds the hunger of our hearts with the Word of God through nine months of prayer and contemplation. Meditating with Scripture over the month’s time is then shared in a small group with a short teaching about Ignatius’s prayer methods and insights into the spiritual life. The price includes all 10 sessions.

086-047 Ignatian Retreat - Evening Session Sep 16, 2014-May 12, 2015

The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola form a structure for encountering and loving God more deeply. This adaptation, the Ignatian Retreat in Life, feeds the hunger of our hearts with the Word of God through nine months of prayer and contemplation. Meditating with Scripture over the month’s time is then shared in a small group with a short teaching about Ignatius’s prayer methods and insights into the spiritual life. The price includes all 10 sessions.

088-207 Foundations in Spirituality Sep 20, 2014-May 16, 2015

This course is a serious reflective study of the saints and great spiritual teachers of the Christian tradition, the practice of contemplative prayer, and the writing and living of a personal Rule of Life.
Cost: $600.00 includes lunch and handouts. You may register here online with your $50.00 non-refundable deposit. The balance may be paid quarterly. There is also a required Book of Readings that may be purchased the first day of class for $100.00.Dates: Sept 20, Oct 18, Nov 22, Dec 13, Jan 24, Feb 28, Mar 21, Apr 25, May 16. CFD: Spirituality

086-035 Just Faith Weekly Sessions Sep 29, 2014

Learn to live a more compassionate life in our modern world. An intensive program for individuals interested in learning a methodology for exploring and understanding the interconnectedness of social justice issues including poverty, racism and consumerism... and exploring and integrating personal spirituality with social commitment. The Dominican path - and many faith traditions - extend an extraordinary invitation to each of us to become agents of God\'s compassion and healing in a wounded world. Participate in a small community of like-minded explorers; engage in stimulating reading of text books and Scripture, video, prayer, retreats and listening for the call to respond to the needs of the world as Jesus did. JustFaith is a serious commitment of weekly sessions for 30 weeks. The $450 fee covers 30 sessions at $10 each and $150 in books for study during the program and are yours to keep.

086-044 Cultivating Compassionate Presence Workshop Oct 01, 2014-Oct 22, 2014

Are there times you wished you had responded with more compassion during a conversation? How often have you, a care-giver, a parent, a spiritual director, a grandparent, a spouse, felt compassion for another yet you were not able to respond compassionately? This program will explore finding answers to questions such as these through the use of the gift of empathy. Our compassion for another is communicated by using the gift of empathy. Learning how to use this gift effectively can create an effective compassionate connection with the other. This is an interactive class with dialogue, role playing and other practice applying the lessons. • The characteristics of an empathetic listener • Using the operative principles for empathetic listening • Distinguishing what empathy is and is not • Understanding the difference between empathy and sympathy • Discerning when empathy is operative

086-002 Group Spiritual Direction Oct 07, 2014-May 05, 2014

Are you interested in being with others who are seeking an honest relationship with God? Do you want to participate in a group process of prayerful listening and response in a confidential setting? Are you willing to open your spiritual journey to others and to commit to five sessions? Group spiritual direction includes 4-5 participants and a facilitator. The price includes all 8 sessions. *CFD: Spirituality

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