At the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness we have been building a secular sangha of teachers, doing our best to create opportunities for support and guidance that can be lacking Midwestern and rural communities.
The Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness (MAM) values diversity and understands the importance of supporting an inclusive community. In alignment with our core values, we are fortunate to be able to offer a number of affinity groups here in Kansas City. WHAT IS AN AFFINITY GROUP? An affinity group is made up of people who prefer, usually for … Continue reading Building an Inclusive Community: Mindfulness Affinity Groups
Meeting online, for a great number of people, is the only way they can realistically participate in mindfulness classes and practice meetings. Not everyone can make it to a meditation center. For these individuals, the virtual community can be a lifeline. But, what happens when, on the sole basis of preference, we curate the inconvenience of face-to-face interactions in our learning, practice and daily lives?
Heading Upstream Together - the time is now for sustainable solutions and mindfulness is an emerging critical social determinant of health.