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Midsummer Weekend Sangha Retreat - Theme to be confirmed

An opportunity to practice together with the NLBC Sangha with our usual popular mix of meditation, presentations, ritual and enjoying the countryside together. Our rituals will celebrate and mark the Summer Solstice.

The retreat will be held at Redfield Retreat Centre, Buckinghamshire.
From Friday evening to Sunday afternoon Fri 22 Jun - Sun 24 Jun
With: Lalitaraja, Visuddhimati
Costs,
£165
£130 low income
£95 concessions

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BAM! Buddhist Action Month in June

The theme for this year's Buddhist Action Month is "Transforming Self, Transforming World".

The NLBC will be taking part and we are inviting you to take your dharma and meditation practice off the cushion into action!

Some of the activities during BAM! are:

  • Make a pledge on our Tree of Intentions
  • Donations for a local homeless charity
  • Early morning meditation at the centre more info
  • Special BAM themed Sangha Nights more info
  • Throughout June
    With:
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Fun And Flow Vinyasa

    Looking for a creative, playful yoga class to get energized? This is an upbeat, smooth flowing practice that includes plenty of stretching and some strengthening and balance poses. Whilst the class is geared towards a moderate level, there are alignment cues and modifications, so you're welcome to make the class as gentle or challenging as you like. We end the class in a luxurious savasana and sometimes a guided meditation to keep the good vibes going. Suitable for all levels including complete beginners.

    Saturdays 10.00-11.30
    With: Shirley Brooks
    £14
    Open to All
    No booking required

    BAM! Early Morning Meditation 2018

    In our early morning sit we will be focusing on different aspects of the Buddhist Action Month.

    Suitable for people who have done the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana before.

    Morning meditation will be every week day starting Monday 4 June, through to Friday 29 June.

    Every weekday morning 7:30-8:30
    Starting Mon 4 June
    Last session Fri 29 June
    doors open between 7:15-7:30
    With: Karunagita, Santva, Kusaladana, Akashamitra, Satyapurna
    By donation
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Iyengar Yoga

    The Iyengar method, a highly regarded form of yoga, places special focus on developing strength, endurance and correct body alignment in addition to flexibility and relaxation. Classes are sequenced, emphasise precision and include a variety of poses from standing and sitting, forward and back bends, supine balances, inversions and relaxation. Classes are designed to focus on different aspects of the practice promoting overall well-being. Regular practice is energising and promotes excellent body awareness. It helps you feel refreshed and develops your flexibility, strength and improves concentration. A yoga practice for anyone and everyone!!

    Tuesdays 10.00-11.30

    With: Fran Nixon
    £12/ £7 (concession)
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Iyengar Yoga

    The Iyengar method, a highly regarded form of yoga, places special focus on developing strength, endurance and correct body alignment in addition to flexibility and relaxation. Classes are sequenced, emphasise precision and include a variety of poses from standing and sitting, forward and back bends, supine balances, inversions and relaxation. Classes are designed to focus on different aspects of the practice promoting overall well-being. Regular practice is energising and promotes excellent body awareness. It helps you feel refreshed and develops your flexibility, strength and improves concentration. A yoga practice for anyone and everyone!!

    Fridays 10.00-11.30
    With: Helen Corcoran
    £12/ £7 (concession)
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Iyengar Yoga

    The Iyengar method, a highly regarded form of yoga, places special focus on developing strength, endurance and correct body alignment in addition to flexibility and relaxation. Classes are sequenced, emphasise precision and include a variety of poses from standing and sitting, forward and back bends, supine balances, inversions and relaxation. Classes are designed to focus on different aspects of the practice promoting overall well-being. Regular practice is energising and promotes excellent body awareness. It helps you feel refreshed and develops your flexibility, strength and improves concentration. A yoga practice for anyone and everyone!!

    Wednesdays 10.00-11.30
    With: Aubrey Maasdorp
    £12/ £7
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Gentle Yoga

    Guided by the principles of Vanda Scaravelli this class offers a clear, careful and detailed approach with a calm and steady pace. Promoting ease of movement and comfort in the body by mobilising stiff joints, relaxing tight muscles and revitalizing from the inside out. Appropriate for people aged 17 to 97.

    Thursdays 10.00-11.15
    With: Anna Jones
    £12/ £7 (concession)
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Dharma Day (Sun 29 July 2018)

    Programme tbc

    Sunday 29th July 2018
    With:
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Padmasambhava Day (Sun 16 Dec 2018)

    Programme tbc

    Sunday 16th September 2018
    With:
    By donation
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Sangha Day Festival (Sun 25 Nov 2018)

    Sunday 25th November 2018
    With:
    Open to All
    No booking required