Jun 4, 2017 Sunday
(Almost full)

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation

10:30a.m. to 12:00p.m.
The Garage (the converted garage of a private residence)
4622 Alger Street
Los Angeles US

An antidote to the stresses of modern times, mindfulness is a mind-body approach to well-being that invites us to stop, breathe, observe, and connect with our inner experience. This workshop will provide an introduction to the basics of mindfulness meditation and will present tips for bringing the practice of mindfulness into our daily lives.

Bring one of the following:
1 bottle of Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Soap - Lavender (16 oz.)
1 canister of Trader Joe's Fair Trade (decaf) Organic French Roast Coffee - ground with "Fine" setting
2 boxes of organic herbal tea
2 clamp top brewing bottles (for kombucha)
A live dill plant

About the teacher, Jennifer Howd

Jennifer Howd is a writer/editor, and a Certified Mindfulness Facilitator through UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center. Her upcoming memoir, "Sit, Walk, Don’t Talk: How I Survived a Silent Meditation Retreat" is being published by Zen master, Thich Nhat Hanh's publishing company, Parallax Press May 30th, and she regularly blogs about mindfulness for "The Huffington Post" and on her blog. For more information about Jennifer, visit http://JenniferHowd.com.

Jun 8, 2017 Thursday
Book Show & Parlour of Wonders
5503 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles US

Since its inception 3 years ago, TSLA has been run by founder Leanne and a small core of volunteers and teachers. It's time to look again at what we're doing, who we're serving, how we can do better, and who will organize those future efforts. We want you to be involved in this conversation. Join this open-to-all meeting to help form a vision of what TSLA can look like in the future. We'll be brainstorming, discussing, mapping and making plans. Your unique perspective & contributions could be exactly what we're missing!

Bring one of the following:
2 rolls of paper towels
2-4 lemons
a surprise
potted plant
votive or tea light candles

About the teacher, Leanne Pedante

Leanne started Trade School LA in May 2014 and it continues to be one of the best decisions she's ever made. In addition to running TSLA, she also works as a freelance graphic designer and is the program director at STRIDE fitness studio in Pasadena.