Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being
Meditation: Tuesdays at Replogle

Sacred Pause
Tuesday Evenings at Replogle Meditation

Yoga Wednesdays: Managing Stress and Mood
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Tired? Stressed? Overworked? Longing for a sense of peace but don’t have time to schedule it?

Join us for meditation at the Replogle Center—whether for a “Sacred Pause” of twenty minutes on a Tuesday morning or one of our Tuesday evening meditaiton sessions. Or come take part in yoga on first and third Wednesdays.


Sacred Pause

    Tuesdays
    7:458:15 a.m.
    Stone Chapel
 
 (enter at 123 E. Delaware)

    Free and open to all

In the midst of your busy life, take a few minutes on Tuesday morning to find some stillness and experience silence. Take a break from the relentless pace and stress of daily life.

You don't have to be an experienced meditator to attend, and you're free to use the silence of our Sacred Pause in any way you like. We have resources to help you practice if you need help (poetry, readings, inspirational photography), but the format is simple and open: a greeting, a candle, a bell, twenty minutes of silence.

In the spiritual traditions of the West and the East, meditation is an essential way to make us fully present to God, to ourselves, and to creation. Christian contemplation is attuning ourselves to God's presence by simply being fully conscious in the present moment.

Whether you call it meditation or contemplation, you are welcome to join us for a Sacred Pause.

Sacred Pause is supported by a grant from the Trust for the Meditation Process, committed to supporting contemplative practice as it awakens us to the sacredness of all life and to the inner stillness that reveals God's presence in us. 

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Tuesday Evening Meditation at Replogle
In January: Setting Intent

Tuesdays
7:00 to 8:15 p.m.
Boyle Conference Room

Donation of $10 requested    

This group meditation is open to all, whether you are new to meditation or an experienced practitioner.

To enhance our meditation experience, leaders  provide a theme for each month’s discussion time. After sitting in meditative silence, our conversation focuses on that theme, related to the month and season

In January, as we begin a new year, our theme is “Setting Intention.”

You are welcome to come whenever you can. We gather on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. (which includes 25 minutes of silent meditation, followed by discussion centered on the monthly theme).

Reserve your space here for the evenings you plan to attend.

January 8
January 15
January 22
January 29

Please note that no one will be admitted once the meditation session has begun. 

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Yoga for Managing Stress and Mood

First and third Wednesdays
7:15 to 8:30 p.m.
Boyle Conference Room

Registration fee: $15 per session

Working with the body, breath, and mind can have a profound effect on  managing stress and shifting mood.  In this 75-minute monthly class led by Kate Wester, we will use postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama), meditation, and deep relaxation to

  • reduce the impact of stress
  • learn to self-soothe and care for yourself
  • improve sleep
  • restore vitality

While this class is gentle and is suitable for people with little or no yoga experience, it is not intended for people with serious injuries or limited mobility of
the wrists, knees, and back.  Please consult your doctor about the suitability of this class for you.

February 6 and 20
March 6 and 20
April 3 and 17
May 1 and 15

Kate  Wester is a certified yoga teacher and a staff therapist at the Replogle Center for Counseling and Wellness.

To register, call Darlene at 312.787.8425

Sign up for our events newsletter, and we’ll contact you when we post monthly updates to the meditation schedule. Simply send your email address to reploglecenter@fourthchurch.org with “Subscribe” in the subject line.

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Register for an event: 312.787.8425