Cultivating Mindfulness Through Meditation (A Walking & Sitting Meditation)
Date(s) - 09/11/2013 - 11/13/2013
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cultivating Mindfulness Through Meditation – A Walking & Sitting Meditation – with Scott Laurenza
This is an encouraging class; whether you are a seasoned practitioner or if you have had the desire to try meditation, this is a wonderful class to join. Learn centering techniques to enhance mental clarity and focus; including sitting, standing, and walking meditation. Learning these life skills (and integrating them into your lifestyle) will help reduce stress and enhance well-being.
Registration deadline is Sept 3, 2013
Originally from Washington D.C. area Scott Laurenza began studying music and martial arts at an early age and learned a great appreciation for the variety of cultural influences in the area. This led him to appreciate the spiritual aspects of martial arts and he began to study Qigong, Tai Chi, Yoga, and Meditation. He attended Colorado State University where he studied Cultural Anthropology and took further interest in spiritual traditions and mysticism, as well as continuing to study music. He was introduced to Latin Dance in college and later became a certified Ballroom and Latin Dance Instructor. After years of Hatha Yoga practice Scott was introduced to Kundalini Yoga through Yogi Bhajan who lived in New Mexico at the time. Scott practiced Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as well as Hatha Yoga, and continued to study Chinese Martial Arts. He became a Certified Yoga Teacher in 2006 while he continued to teach Latin and Ballroom Dance. He has received training in Indian Classical Music and has continued to play music in other forms as well. He has taught Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Meditation, and Music, Mantra, and Meditation classes and workshops in Virginia and North Carolina, as well as teaching Latin and Ballroom Dance independently, and continuing to play music professionally.