November – Free Karmic Yoga Class

Pure Body Bliss Movement Studio in Hailey is offering donations to Flourish during the month of November. We invite you to join us, each Sunday of November, for their free Karmic Yoga Class from 4-5pm. Jacqui Terra will be teaching this Sunday, November 1st. 91 East Croy Street. Come support Flourish and join the fun!freeyoga

Free Lecture with John Dunne

Health, Stress Habitual Thinking: Insights from a Mindful Perspective.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2015 • 6PM • THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL

John Dunne (PhD 1999, Harvard University) holds a newly endowed position in the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a co-appointment in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literature.
John Dunne’s work focuses on Buddhist philosophy and contemplative practice, especially in dialog with Cognitive Science.

His publications range from technical works on Buddhist epistemology to broader works on the nature of Buddhist contemplative practices such as Mindfulness. In addition to serving as a faculty member for the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, he is a Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, where he has previously served on the Board of Directors.

For more information please contact Ryan Redman: ryan@flourishfoundation.org

6 WEEK SERIES: Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP)

The MBCP Program offers expectant couples the opportunity to use the practices of mindfulness for childbirth preparation, and to develop lifelong resources for parenting and living with greater awareness, kindness, connectedness, and care. Recommended in early pregnancy for first time parents, or any time during subsequent pregnancies.

6 WEEK SERIES: Thursdays • Sept 10 – Oct 15
6-8pm • $75
One Saturday class to be announced
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Throughout the course, participants can:
• Access deeper physical and mental relaxation.
• Learn to engage the mind to work with pain during labor.
• Understand the physiology of childbirth, breastfeeding, and newborn babies.
• Increase confidence and courage for labor and birth.
• Develop tools for managing stress during pregnancy, parenting and daily life.
• Enhance clear communication skills within couples.

For more information and registration, please contact Paige Redman:
208-450-9157 or paigeeredman@yahoo.com
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Understanding the Art  Science of End of Life

THIS FOUR SESSION SERIES will focus on increasing an everyday understanding of end
of life and explore tools for developing ease, presence, empathy and openness. Sessions will be divided into group discussions, presentations, and mindfulness based practices.

DATES: September 9, 16, 21, 30

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2015 Flourish Foundation Overview

This is an overview of the programs provided for the Wood River Valley by the Flourish Foundation. The film describes how the values of the foundation inform and inspire the programming. Flourish seeks to support contemplative practices for all the critical life stages of human development. For more information please go to flourish foundation.org. The Flourish Foundation is located in Sun Valley, Idaho.