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Thursday Evening Meditation Against the Stream Boston with Chris Crotty
Thu, June 15, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
Thursday Evening Meditation
Against the Stream Boston
with Chris Crotty
Thursday Evenings (meets weekly)
7PM-8:30PM (Doors open at 6:45PM)
Against the Stream Boston is a Theravada Buddhist community offering group meditation and dharma talks every Thursday night from 7PM to 8:30PM at iiPS.
ATS Boston is affiliated with the Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society founded by Noah Levine, author of Dharma Punx and Against the Stream. The mission of Against the Stream is to make the teachings of the Buddha available to all who are interested. We wish to create and sustain communities of healthy, accountable, wise, and compassionate people from every walk of life. We welcome people from all racial, economic, sexual, social, political, and religious backgrounds and preferences and believe that the path of awakening is attainable by all and should be available to all.
The Dharma - the teachings of the Buddha - are offered on the basis of generosity. Likewise, we rely on your generosity practice to sustain expenses and teachers. A suggested donation of $10-15 per class is recommended; however, all are always welcome regardless of ability to donate.
About Chris Crotty:
Chris Crotty is a Buddhist teacher, Hatha yoga instructor, mentor, and adjunct professor in Alternative Medicine at Johnson State College in Vermont. Chris has taught at the Institute for Integrated Leadership at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, as well as the Trauma Center in Brookline, MA. Chris holds a master’s degree in Eco-psychology, Buddhism, and Leadership from Prescott College in Arizona and has completed the Integrated Study and Practice Program (ISPP) at Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. Chris is trained in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Center for Mindfulness at UMASS Medical School, the Path of Freedom Facilitator Training (PoF) through Prison Mindfulness Institute, and the Mindful School’s training for the integration of mindfulness in education. Chris is dedicated to sustaining the insight of contemplative practice in a way that honors tradition and is accessible to contemporary lifestyles. He is the guiding teacher at Against the Stream Meditation Society Boston, and a volunteer care-provider with Care Dimensions. Chris offers classes, workshops and retreats as well as mentoring for individuals, young adults, and families. www.contemplativewellness.org