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All meditation sessions will meet virtually only

(no in-person attendance) until further notice. 

Both Sunday afternoon and Wednesday morning sessions are available by Zoom - be sure to use the current links, sent out in the most recent reminder emails. 

Sunday sessions can also be Livestreamed HERE.

 

New! Wednesday Morning Sessions:

In addition to the Sunday afternoon sessions, join us by Zoom only on Wednesday mornings at 7:30 AM for short, community-led meditation sessions. Start the day from a place of peace and reflection.  It’s an opportunity to deepen your practice and connect to other participants in our Creating Sacred Space program.   

Be sure to contact the office if you are not yet receiving the weekly meditation email reminders, which include the Zoom link.

Sunday Afternoon Sessions:

Start the new calendar year with a focus on your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being!  Join us at 4:00PM on Sundays for two special series.

 

January 9 and 16, 2022: Meditation for a calm mind and health body

Alissa Hirshfeld, MFT

Join us to start the year with a Jewish meditation practice to cultivate a healthy mind, body and spirit!  Research has confirmed that regular meditation can result in less stress and anxiety, lower blood pressure, better focus and attention, more self-awareness, and deeper compassion and kindness towards others.  Sessions on January 9 and 16 will focus on these health benefits of a meditation practice as 2022 begins.  Alissa Hirshfeld, licensed psychotherapist and certified Jewish spiritual director, has practiced a holistic form of psychotherapy for twenty-five years.

January 23 and 30, 2022: Basics of Jewish meditation

Rabbi George Gittleman

Whether you are completely new to meditation or a seasoned practitioner, the start of 2022 is a good time to connect with the fundamentals. Sessions on January 23 and 30 will focus on the basics of a solid meditation practice. Rabbi Gittleman, who has served as rabbi at Congregation Shomrei Torah, Santa Rosa, for a quarter century, is a graduate of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality’s Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program.    

 

Click Here to watch more perviously recorded Meditation sessions.

 

Meditation Resources

WALKING MEDITATION: Resources for meditation while walking.

BODY SCAN: Follow these recorded instructions by Rabbi George to relax and prepare for meditation or sleep.

SOUND-BASED Meditation: Listen to this guided meditation from Rabbi George, "Hearing the Voice of the Holy One: A Sound-Based Guided Meditation."

SHALOM CHANT: Follow Rabbi Aryeh Hirschfeld in chanting “Shalom,” as we do during our sessions.

COUNTING THE OMERResources for counting the Omer.

Contact the office to request weekly meditation email reminders, special resources, and additional information.

To view more resources for Jewish meditation, CLICK HERE.

Sun, January 16 2022 14 Sh'vat 5782