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  • Location The Moon SanctuaryOnline
  • Experience Levels Experienced, Introductory
  • This class is a donation based class. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
  • Date/Time Sunday, December 3, 2023
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM PT
  • Next Available Date Sunday 07 January 2024
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A hybrid (online/in-person) practice group for all those who identify as transgender, non-binary, gender fluid, gender queer, etc. to explore our gender while we practice meditation and build community together.

Who is this practice group for?
All people under the trans umbrella are welcome, no matter where you exist along the gender spectrum or binary, as well as those who are questioning their gender identity. 

This is an opportunity to be mindful of our inner sense of who we are, how we understand our gender, and how we wish to be seen. We will explore ways to offer tenderness and compassion to ourselves, both to address the difficulty of living in a cis-normative world and for the ways we may have internalized transphobia.

How is this practice group held?
The group’s aim is to transition to a collectively-held format, which will include a lightly guided meditation, an opportunity for members to share meaningful practices, and both larger and smaller group discussions about the challenges and the celebrations of your gender journey and meditation practices. 

Where is this practice group located?
The Mindful Transitions practice group meets both online and in person. In-person meet-ups take place on the first Sunday of every month. 

Registration:

To register, please send an email to MindfulTransitionsLA@gmail.com. We will send you the Zoom link and details about the in-person location (The Moon Sanctuary in Atwater Village).

Please note: In keeping with the principles of the dharma that underlie our activities, primarily non-harming, we request that all attendees be fully vaccinated in order to attend in person. Masks are optional. 

 

Julian Kehs Facilitator

Julian Kehs, M.Ed maintains a dedicated meditation practice, and became involved with InsightLA in 2013. They began their journey into facilitation by assisting Amy Spies’s Mindful Writer’s Group at InsightLA and recently completed InsightLA’s Mindfulness Facilitator Training program. Julian is especially interested in heart practices and makes it their goal to keep an open heart... Read more

Onyx Starrett Facilitator

Onyx (they/ellx) is a queer nonbinary graduate of InsightLA’s Facilitator Training program. They have been practicing formal meditation since 2016. Their intention is to facilitate sangha (community) and to center the voices and experiences of folx from marginalized communities. Their primary meditation practice includes chanting and the heart practices. Onyx brings their meditation practice to their... Read more

Galen Swords Facilitator

Galen Swords is a dedicated meditation practitioner and has had many years of practice. Her first retreat being a teen-meditation retreat when she was just thirteen. In her mid-twenties she became devoted to various mindfulness practices and recently completed InsightLA’s Mindfulness Facilitator Training program. Helping others to cultivate a loving-generous heart is paramount to her... Read more

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