Meditation and Mindfulness in Nature series- Looking for a way to calm the mind and find inner peace while in nature ? This class will introduce sitting, walking, and standing meditation practices using nature as a way to focus the mind, breath, and concentrate. The health and psychological benefits of mindfulness and meditation particularly when in nature will be discussed and practiced. The class will include yoga, meditation techniques, nature observation, and a time for sharing our experiences. The goal is to quiet the mind, let go of thoughts, and immerse yourself in the natural world without distraction. Dates: Three Sundays- April 17th, May 1st, May 22nd. Time: 9:00 -10:30 am Sign up for 1, 2, or 3 sessions Gail Coffey has been practicing mindfulness and meditation for 12 years based on Thich Nhat Hanh’s(Zen Buddhist monk) mindfulness meditation teachings and practices. She has participated in many meditation retreats at Insight Meditation Society in Barre and Cambridge, Mass and leads a monthly meditation group at Peaceful Journeys Yoga Studio in Amherst, NH.