Classes: Introduction to Meditation & Mindfulness

(1) Tuesday, Feb. 18, 7-9 pm (One Class): Introduction to Meditation and Mindfulness talk by Charlie Day: 2014 Winter Thaw class at Tifereth Israel Synagogue, 924 Polk Blvd., Des Moines, IA 50312. Participants will practice a universal meditation technique. Come at 6:30 to hear music before the presentation. Cost: $15. Call 515-277-6969 to register. See

(2) Wednesdays, May 7 & 14, 6:30 - 8:30 pm (Two classes): Introduction to Meditation and Mindfulness: I'll be repeating my two session class on meditation and mindfulness practices, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Wednesdays, May 7 & 14, for the Des Moines Public School Community Education Program.  It will include regular sitting meditation, a lovingkindness and compassion meditation, standing and walking meditations, eating meditation, and different mindfulness practices, as well as a brief introduction to Buddhist philosophy. The class will be at Roosevelt High School, Room 2880. The class is $30. To register call 242-8521, or online at, or register when you come to class. Peace, Charlie