Classes provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the formal and informal meditation practices focusing on mindfulness, concentration, and insight to encourage wise and skillful living.
Workshops devote more time to specific areas of instruction and practice to equip students with a richer understanding of the topics and techniques within the fields of meditation and self-inquiry.
Retreats are spent in silent practice where participants can explore periods of sitting and walking meditation within the continuity of longer meditation sessions in a supportive and safe environment.
Mindfulness Outreach Initiative is a proud sponsor of Omaha Meditates. Omaha Meditates is an invitation to dedicate one minute or more to greater well-being. Participate at any time during the 24 hour period. Sit, stand, lie down, or walk. Choose whatever approach best allows you to be fully attentive to the present moment. In service…Read More
For the first week of May I attended a retreat at IMS (Insight Meditation Society), which is located about two hours outside of Boston in Barre Massachusetts. The retreat was titled, “Mindfulness, Kindness and Discovery” and it was lead by teachers Michael Grady, Susan O’Brien, and assistant Sara Schedler. After I returned to Omaha I…Read More
I would like to bring some attention to the practice of discernment and the difference between discernment and judgment. In so doing, I’m not suggesting that there’s no place for judgment. There are many things we view as right or wrong that can be useful. Right and wrong can serve us well; judgments that we…Read More
There’s more to all of this than meets the eye. We can look at the world around us and see all the complications. There are uninvited difficulties and challenges, stresses and sorrows, mistakes and failures that appear to welcome themselves into our lives as fate. Life does feel very complicated at times. It’s a human…Read More
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Mindfulness Outreach Initiative is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working to make mindfulness meditation instruction available to everyone.