Programs

Programs

MakomSTL Classes

The Jewish Mindfulness Center occasionally presents classes as part of the MakomSTL initiative at Congregation Shaare Emeth.

Find more info at sestl.org/makomstl 

Introduction to Jewish Mindfulness Meditation

This six-week class provides students with a foundation to begin their own mindfulness meditation practice that is infused with Jewish wisdom.  Each class provides opportunities for study and practice in a warm, nurturing environment.  Open to beginners and long-time meditators alike.

Let It Ripple

Let It Ripple is a 10-session program that allows participants to explore and nurture their own middot (ethical character traits) of humility, patience, trust, loving kindness and so much more.  By nurturing these qualities in ourselves, we create ripples of compassion, understanding and respect in the communities and world around us, making a tikkun (a repair) not just within, but also in our broken world.

Mindful Parenting

Do you find yourself constantly running from one activity to the next with hardly a moment to breathe?  Do you wish you were more present for and less anxious about your children?  Your spouse?  Yourself?  If so, you may benefit from the practice of mindfulness.  Mindfulness is the practice of becoming aware and awake to the world around us.  The practice of mindful parenting allows us to be more open and more present, without judgment or fear, to our lives and the lives of our children.  Whether the parent of a toddler or teen, Mindful Parenting offers opportunities for study, discussion, meditation and friendship.

Mindful Holiday Programming

Contemplative Erev Rosh HaShanah and Kol Nidre services

Mindful experiences during Chanukah and Sukkot

Reflection throughout the days of Elul

Attentive counting of the days of the Omer

Join the Jewish Mindfulness Center for a variety of mindful holiday programming each year.

 

For general inquiries, please contact Rabbi Andrea Goldstein at [email protected].

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