Thursday, June 30, 2016

this month at Samsara House 2023 - July 2016

From: Cullen Kowalski
Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:21 PM

Subject: This Month at Samsara House 2023 - July 2016

Samsara House 2023's powerful democratized 
meditation workshops offered in D.C. and now weekly classes in Virginia!
Launching August 2016

Mindfulness has become very trendy these days because it is known to have many benefits for our overall health and well-being.  Many studies indicate how mindfulness can reduce stress and improve our overall wellness.  In addition to our monthly offerings in D.C. at Samsara House 2023, Bennett Crawford and Cullen Kowalski will offer new weekly meditation classes and a monthly meditation workshop series at East meets West Yoga in Vienna, VA. A weekly one-hour mindfulness meditation class will be offered every Sunday evening for anyone who would like individual support in strengthening their mind and stabilizing their attention--sort of like strength training for the mind.  A monthly 2-3 hour workshop series on mindfulness meditation in daily life will be offered for anyone who would like to learn how to effectively bring the fruits of their meditation practice into the real world, where it matters most.  Both the weekly evening meditation classes and the monthly workshops launch in August 2016.

In these classes and workshops, you will not only learn tools on how to reduce stress and improve wellness but you will also learn to develop a deeper trust and wisdom within and take mindful awareness “off the cushion” into your daily life.  In the workshops, you will learn insights, tools and practices to become more present in life and discover its true value when you engage in “interpersonal” mindfulness or mindful mutuality with others. Mindfulness is not just a solo activity we engage in once in the morning and once at night; it’s a way of being in the world from a deeper place of trust, wisdom and compassion thus transforming the very way we engage with each other on a daily basis. 

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This Month at Samsara House 2023
- July 2016 -



with Bennett Crawford and Cullen Kowalski

1. Weekly evening meditation classes (1 hr every Sunday evening)
2. Monthly meditation workshop series (2 hrs once per month)
Stay tuned..

Open "Fireside" Chat Awakening Meditation Circle with Bennett Crawford and Cullen Kowalski
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Cost $5 - Tea and Conscious Snacks Served
Read Flyer:
Download 2016 Fireside Chat Calendar:

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FREE Pop-up Meditation at Bloomingdale Farmer's Market (come try it!)
Back by popular demand! 

For anyone wondering what meditation is all about, but doesn’t know where to start. For anyone who seeks to create an effective daily meditation practice--novices and experienced meditators alike. For anyone interested in learning a whole new way of being that can rapidly transform themselves, their communities, their schools and their organizations. For those who want to make real or “Real-ize” their whole being, become awake and fully integrated. For those who are ready to transform themselves and the world. This powerful introduction to meditation class could be for you.
Sign-up on the spot for one or more fifteen minute experiences of guided meditation to see what it's all about!

Sign-up on the spot, one or more 15 Minute Experiences of Guided Meditation



A Radical Introduction to the Leading Edge of Meditation (offered monthly!)
* signup by July 10th for 11% off the workshop price
2:00PM - 5:30PM - A 3.5 Hour Workshop
Cost $45-$40 - Tea and Conscious Snacks Served
Download Flyer:
Download 2016 Workshop Calendar:


FINDING JOE - Conscious Film Night July 2016
Joseph Campbell’s famous discovery, the hero’s journey, is thoroughly explored in the film Finding Joe. This documentary takes us on a magical journey through the human psyche and on to Joseph Campbell’s most important teaching of all: follow your bliss
President Barack Obama Requests Screener of Finding Joe
7:30PM - 10:00PM
Cost $5 - Tea and Conscious Snacks Served
Watch Trailers/Download Flyer:
Download 2016 Film Calendar:

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Math and Mindfulness Summer Camp for 11-13
18-22 JULY 
Math and Mindfulness for Life! Summer Camp, ages 11-13 (Washington, DC)
with Kaira Jewel Lingo (former nun at Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village Mindfulness Practice Center) and James Gaines, Jr., Math teacher, tutor and specialist.
* Improve math skills
* Learn mindfulness
* Decrease anxiety and stress
* Increase math confidence
Sign up now to learn and have fun!

Cost $70-$35 per student
Read More/Sign-up:

Start your day with Kundalini Yoga in D.C. now four mornings each week!
Sunrise Kundalini with Jiwan Shakti Kaur
6:30AM - 7:30 AM @ Lighthouse Yoga, Petworth, D.C.
Reserve space:
Cost $17 Drop In

Sunrise Kundalini with Haridev Kaur and friends
6:30AM - 8:00 AM @ Dupont Circle, D.C.
Come greet the sun with me and the Yoga House Collective this Wednesday, from 6:30-8am at Church of The Holy City - National Swedenborgian Church. With the beautiful morning light that comes with the summer solstice happening soon, we will appreciate the sun, warm our hearts and foster our compassion. What a great way to start the day!
1611 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Open Drop In 
Cost $10/by donation

Kundalini Yoga, Gong and Meditation with Doris Ramjot Kaur and friends
8:15AM - 10:00AM @ Yoga House, Dupont Circle, D.C.
No need to register:
e-mail: Ramjot Kaur for questions:
By Donation


Kundalini Yoga Class (Rotating Instructors)
8:30AM - 9:45AM @ Bloombars, Columbia Heights D.C.
No need to register:
$10 Requested Donation
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About Samsara House 2023, (est. 2013)

What we do
Offering extraordinary experiences from the leading-edge of healing, connection and awakening. Beginner to advanced workshops and integrated programs for individuals, communities, schools and corporations. [ ... ] 

● creating space for healing, connection and awakening

● developing the ability to tap into the full potential of human life

● activating the next evolutionary level of consciousness

Guiding Principles



You never change things by fighting the existing reality.  To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. ~ Buckminster Fuller

Be the change you wish to see in the world. ~ Gandhi

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Samsara House 2023
36 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

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