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Jan

22

Wed
Wed, Jan 22, 2020 11:30 AM - Wed, Jan 22, 2020 2:00 PM @ Soldiers and Sailors Monument/Monument Circle

Indy Feminists, the Party for Socialism and Liberation – Indianapolis, Queering Indy, and Women’s March Youth Empower Indiana are standing up for choice and against anti-abortion stigma and shame!

Abortion and contraceptive access are often central themes when discussing reproductive healthcare. But there is more to the full range of reproductive care to which all people should have the right: Quality and accurate sex education; contraceptives and the morning-after pill; abortion care; elective sterilization; appropriate care during miscarriage and stillbirth; and pre- and post-natal care are all critical to full reproductive justice.

However, as feminists, our struggle isn’t only for a limited set of rights: it is a struggle against patriarchy and oppression of all kinds. When fighting for reproductive healthcare, we also fight for healthcare that benefits all people — including discrimination-free, comprehensive and safe healthcare for LGBTQ people. When talking about misogyny and attacks on women, we proudly, unabashedly, and with the utmost urgency defend our trans sisters and denounce anyone who denies their womanhood. When talking about gender equality, we recognize that gender itself is a broad and brilliant spectrum, not an “either/or” binary. And when fighting for reproductive justice, we understand that is especially a struggle for poor and working-class people and oppressed communities, such as the Black, Indigenous, and Latinx communities who are particularly impacted.

We hope you’ll join us on Monument Circle, January 22nd at 11:30am to lend your voice to the struggle. End the stigma! End the shame! Abortion access is a human right! For a world free of misogyny and patriarchy! WEAR RED! We will bring the signs, music, and pro-choice chants!

#MarchforChoice #AbortionIsAHoosierValue #ProChoice #ProAbortion #AbortionAccess #AbortionIsABlessing

Tags: reproductive rights, abortion, March for Choice, social justice, nonprofit, Women’s Health Care

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Jan

22

Wed
Wed, Jan 22, 2020 7:00 PM - Wed, Jan 22, 2020 8:30 PM @ Irvington Vinyl & Books

This edition of Poets Attack! will feature Nancy Chen Long, Gnat Bowden, Rachel Sahaidachny, and Sam Ferrante. Don’t miss this line-up of local heavy hitters!!

NANCY CHEN LONG is the author of Wider Than the Sky (Diode Editions, 2020) and Light into Bodies (University of Tampa Press, 2017). She is the grateful recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship. Her work was chosen as the winner of the 2019 Poetry Society of America Robert H. Winner Award and featured in Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and Indiana Humanities. nancychenlong.com

GNAT BOWDEN is a conceptual researcher in Indiana. Their work investigates how cultural structures affect language, the body, and public space.

RACHEL SAHAIDACHNY is the Executive Director of the Indiana Writers Center, and associate editor of The Indianapolis Review. She holds an MFA from Butler University, and is former poetry editor of Booth: A Journal. Recent writing has been published in South Dakota Review, The Southeast Review, Radar Poetry, Community of Writers Poetry Review, and others. She was a finalist for the Radar Poetry Coniston Prize, and awarded first prize in the Wabash Watershed Indiana Poetry Awards. Find her at www.rachelsahaidachny.com.

SAM FERRANTE is a queer poet, bartender, and MFA candidate in Butler University’s Poetry program in Indianapolis, IN. Originally from Long Island, NY, she has been lucky enough to have featured with La Mama Poetica, Melbourne Spoken Word, Passionate Tongues, and a couple other spots. Her mom gave her chapbook Pick Me Up (2016) rave reviews.

Tags: Nancy Chen Long, Gnat Bowden, Poetry, Poets Attack, Writing, Authors

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Jan

22

Wed
Wed, Jan 22, 2020 7:00 PM - Wed, Jan 22, 2020 9:00 PM @ Online Event

Join our Manager of Outreach for HEC’s virtual volunteer training! We will discuss potential roles that you can play in our work across the state, how to engage with other citizens and legislators, opportunities for action, preparations for the 2020 legislative session and more. AND – you can do it all from the comfort of your own home! All you need to do is register (it’s free!) to receive the meeting info – webinar sign-in information will be sent to registered attendees prior to the training.

Please confirm your free ticket through the Eventbrite link!

Tags: nonprofit, volunteering, Hoosier Environmental Council, social justice

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Jan

22

Wed
Wed, Jan 22, 2020 7:00 PM - Wed, Jan 22, 2020 9:00 PM @ The Jazz Kitchen

Fiery Latin Sounds with Dancing!

A two part night featuring fiery latin sounds! Direct Contact Latin Jazz is known for its high-energy and challenging music, much in the vain of the modern pyrotechnicians of today’s Latin jazz. Direct Contact is also known to be one of the most entertaining Latin Jazz groups in the Midwest.

Proyecto 54 – the 11pc salsa, merengue, timba band playing Salsa classic and contemporary latin gems. A late dance floor will be open. Plan on dancing.

A Killer band with many of Indy favs …
Pavel Polanco-Safadit – piano
Leah Crane – vocals
Gabby De Vega – vocals
Steve Dokken – bass
Raul Padro – timbales
Andre Rosa-Artis – congas
Matt McGraw – drumset / bongos
Freddie Mendoza – trombone
Rob Dixon – sax
David Allee – trumpet
Pavel, a Chicago Music Awards nominee is the program Director of the Jazz Studies at Earlham College.Pavel, 2013 Chicago Music Awards nominee and Director of the Jazz program at Earlham College Pavel presents an evening of fiery Latin Jazz.

Tags: Fiery Latin Sounds with Dancing, Salsa, Live Music, Jazz

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Jan

22

Wed
Wed, Jan 22, 2020 8:00 PM - Thu, Jan 23, 2020 12:00 AM @ HI-FI Indy

Goose Island & Jack Daniel’s Present
2019 Battle Of The Bands: The Semifinals #3
Audiodacity, The Palace, American Bombshell, Union Suit Rally, Moxxie, Chives
Wednesday, January 22 at HI-FI Indy
Doors 7PM / Show 8PM / All shows 21+

Tickets available at the door for $12.
***A limited number of presale tickets are available with a promo code — contact your favorite band for their code. All other tickets will be available at the door on the night of the show.

***Set times will be randomly drawn before soundcheck at 5:30 PM. We’ll post set times once they have been assigned.

***A limited amount of reserved seating upgrades are available for this show. To check availability and reserve your table, contact [email protected] Table reservations must arrive before 8pm in order to purchase tickets and claim your table. There are only 6 tables available and they will go fast.

More info, photos, videos, prizes and rules available at
https://mokbpresents.com/battle-of-the-bands/

Limited Edition Battle of Bands shirts and hoodies are now in stock and feature all 72 bands on the back. Only 100 made. Order now:
https://mokbpresents.com/shop/

$5 Goose Island Drafts/Cans
$6 Jack Daniels
$5 White Claw

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About Battle Of The Bands:
MOKB Presents – Battle of the Bands takes place at the HI-FI every Wednesday night. Each night features 6 local artists, across a broad spectrum of genres, competing to advance to the Semifinal Round. Ultimately, one local band will take home the grand prize of $10,000 cash, a touring van, vinyl pressing, studio time and more. A mix of fan and judges votes will determine who advances each night.

Fans will receive 1 ballot when entering the venue. Vote for your three top bands and place your ballot in the ballot box. You must vote for three bands or your votes will be discarded.

More info, rules and official bracket available at https://mokbpresents.com/battle-of-the-bands

Brought to you by:
Goose Islandhttps://www.gooseisland.com/
Jack Daniel’shttps://www.jackdaniels.com/
Andy Mohr Kiahttps://www.andymohr.com/
Indy Vinyl Pressinghttp://www.ommdvd.com/indyvinyl/
Sam Ash Music Storeshttps://www.samash.com/
The Vogue Theatrehttps://thevogue.com/
Do317https://do317.com/
MOKB Presentshttps://mokbpresents.com/
HI-FI Indyhttps://hifiindy.com/

Have a question? Email [email protected]

Tags: Audiodacity, The Palace, American Bombshell, Union Suit Rally, Moxxie, Chives, Live Music, Battle of the Bands

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Jan

25

Sat
Sat, Jan 25, 2020 8:30 AM - Sat, Jan 25, 2020 10:30 AM @ Indianapolis Zen Center

It’s time to come inside for the year. We’ll have a fire and music. Probably chai, too.

*********
8:30am Yoga
9:40am Break
9:40-ish am Meditation
10:10am Mindful Listening Dyads
10:20am Discussion

Stay for whatever parts you want.

Hi Everyone:

Bring your mat, come as you are, and join me at the Indianapolis Zen Center at 37th and Washington Blvd.

I lead a supportive, light-hearted practice of exploration. Through postures, you will learn how to hear what your body is telling you, how to find Interesting Sensation, and how breathing interacts with movement. Weight balance, tension, compression, stretch, cause and effect, and what you’re thinking and feeling at any given moment become clear.

Every (type of) body is welcome. You don’t need to be a gymnast to get something out of this.

Yes, the class is free. I’m just doing my small part to hold space for people to come together as friends, learn to get out of our heads and see the wisdom right in front of our faces.

Please consider making a donation to the Indianapolis Zen Center or to Second Helpings.

http://www.indyzen.org
https://www.secondhelpings.org/donate

About Me:

My name is Tony Wiederhold.

My life’s work is helping people to find inner-kindness and healing through facilitating both Inner Work and Outer Work: contemplative practices and group volunteer service.

My teaching is informed by what I’ve learned from years of meditation practice and working through my own stuff while going to a job Monday through Friday, living in the world, and encountering a lot of hurt people, injustice, and cruelty.

You can find me at the Indianapolis Zen Center (www.indyzen.org) most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings for 6:45am meditation.

What I’ve learned from practicing:

1) We need each other and we need to stop hurting each other.
2) Hurt people hurt people. Cruelty comes from pain and propagates. Recognizing pain and creating conditions for wounds to heal in yourself and others is the way to stop this.
3) Kindness heals both the giver and the receiver.
4) Working for a more just, less cruel world is totally possible and totally worth doing.
5) There’s plenty of work to be done and it’s a lot of fun to work together to make the world better for everyone. I feel that working to create circumstances for people to heal and thrive is the whole point of living.

See you soon.
Tony

Tags: Indianapolis Zen Center, free yoga

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Jan

26

Sun
Sun, Jan 26, 2020 5:15 PM - Sun, Jan 26, 2020 7:00 PM @ The Playful Soul

Join Susan Cotter, Shamanic Healer, for Qoya classes at The Playful Soul.
Through movement, we remember.

Qoya is an invigorating, empowering, and mindful movement class that aims to help you heal and rediscover your feminine power through personal expression.

There are no levels and no wrong ways to do Qoya.

All women are welcome. Please wear comfy clothes to move around in. Extra yoga mats available.

Personal Investment: $20/packages available

Tags: Qoya is an invigorating, empowering, and mindful movement class

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Jan

31

Fri
Fri, Jan 31, 2020 8:00 AM - Fri, Jan 31, 2020 10:00 AM @ Rabble Coffee

You may be interested in creating the new Quality of Life Plan, but you may not be able to make it to the Quality of Life Planning Sessions in the evening.

Join your Near Eastside Community Builder for a coffee break to look at the information gathered for the Quality of Life Plan so far and provide your feedback. Let us know if there’s something missing, something that should be highlighted, or something that you’d like to be involved in.

No need to set up an appointment, just come to Rabble and look for the person with the Quality of Life Planning sign, they will be prepared with all the information and tools you need to give your feedback.

The Quality of Life Planning Process will impact the Near Eastside for generations to come. Make your voice heard!

Tags: Quality of Life Plan, morning session, Near East Side

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Feb

01

Sat
Sat, Feb 01, 2020 8:30 AM - Sat, Feb 01, 2020 10:30 AM @ Indianapolis Zen Center

It’s time to come inside for the year. We’ll have a fire and music. Probably chai, too.

*********
8:30am Yoga
9:40am Break
9:40-ish am Meditation
10:10am Mindful Listening Dyads
10:20am Discussion

Stay for whatever parts you want.

Hi Everyone:

Bring your mat, come as you are, and join me at the Indianapolis Zen Center at 37th and Washington Blvd.

I lead a supportive, light-hearted practice of exploration. Through postures, you will learn how to hear what your body is telling you, how to find Interesting Sensation, and how breathing interacts with movement. Weight balance, tension, compression, stretch, cause and effect, and what you’re thinking and feeling at any given moment become clear.

Every (type of) body is welcome. You don’t need to be a gymnast to get something out of this.

Yes, the class is free. I’m just doing my small part to hold space for people to come together as friends, learn to get out of our heads and see the wisdom right in front of our faces.

Please consider making a donation to the Indianapolis Zen Center or to Second Helpings.

http://www.indyzen.org
https://www.secondhelpings.org/donate

About Me:

My name is Tony Wiederhold.

My life’s work is helping people to find inner-kindness and healing through facilitating both Inner Work and Outer Work: contemplative practices and group volunteer service.

My teaching is informed by what I’ve learned from years of meditation practice and working through my own stuff while going to a job Monday through Friday, living in the world, and encountering a lot of hurt people, injustice, and cruelty.

You can find me at the Indianapolis Zen Center (www.indyzen.org) most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings for 6:45am meditation.

What I’ve learned from practicing:

1) We need each other and we need to stop hurting each other.
2) Hurt people hurt people. Cruelty comes from pain and propagates. Recognizing pain and creating conditions for wounds to heal in yourself and others is the way to stop this.
3) Kindness heals both the giver and the receiver.
4) Working for a more just, less cruel world is totally possible and totally worth doing.
5) There’s plenty of work to be done and it’s a lot of fun to work together to make the world better for everyone. I feel that working to create circumstances for people to heal and thrive is the whole point of living.

See you soon.
Tony

Tags: Indianapolis Zen Center, free yoga

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Feb

07

Fri
Fri, Feb 07, 2020 8:00 AM - Fri, Feb 07, 2020 11:00 AM @ Rabble Coffee

You may be interested in creating the new Quality of Life Plan, but you may not be able to make it to the Quality of Life Planning Sessions in the evening.

Join your Near Eastside Community Builder for a coffee break to look at the information gathered for the Quality of Life Plan so far and provide your feedback. Let us know if there’s something missing, something that should be highlighted, or something that you’d like to be involved in.

No need to set up an appointment, just come to Rabble and look for the person with the Quality of Life Planning sign, they will be prepared with all the information and tools you need to give your feedback.

The Quality of Life Planning Process will impact the Near Eastside for generations to come. Make your voice heard!

Tags: Quality of Life Plan, morning session, Near East Side

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Feb

07

Fri
Fri, Feb 07, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri, Feb 07, 2020 9:00 PM @ Studio Alchemy Gallery

Join us every First Friday of the month from 6-9pm for a celebration of new paintings from a variety of artists at the painting school, Studio Alchemy. This quirky artist studio is located near the Circle City Industrial Complex in the historic Cottage Home Neighborhood. Bring friends and enjoy the party!

https://studioalchemy.art/studioalchemygallery

Tags: near the Circle City Industrial Complex, historic Cottage Home Neighborhood, Art, First Friday, Open Studio

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Feb

08

Sat
Sat, Feb 08, 2020 8:30 AM - Sat, Feb 08, 2020 10:30 AM @ Indianapolis Zen Center

It’s time to come inside for the year. We’ll have a fire and music. Probably chai, too.

*********
8:30am Yoga
9:40am Break
9:40-ish am Meditation
10:10am Mindful Listening Dyads
10:20am Discussion

Stay for whatever parts you want.

Hi Everyone:

Bring your mat, come as you are, and join me at the Indianapolis Zen Center at 37th and Washington Blvd.

I lead a supportive, light-hearted practice of exploration. Through postures, you will learn how to hear what your body is telling you, how to find Interesting Sensation, and how breathing interacts with movement. Weight balance, tension, compression, stretch, cause and effect, and what you’re thinking and feeling at any given moment become clear.

Every (type of) body is welcome. You don’t need to be a gymnast to get something out of this.

Yes, the class is free. I’m just doing my small part to hold space for people to come together as friends, learn to get out of our heads and see the wisdom right in front of our faces.

Please consider making a donation to the Indianapolis Zen Center or to Second Helpings.

http://www.indyzen.org
https://www.secondhelpings.org/donate

About Me:

My name is Tony Wiederhold.

My life’s work is helping people to find inner-kindness and healing through facilitating both Inner Work and Outer Work: contemplative practices and group volunteer service.

My teaching is informed by what I’ve learned from years of meditation practice and working through my own stuff while going to a job Monday through Friday, living in the world, and encountering a lot of hurt people, injustice, and cruelty.

You can find me at the Indianapolis Zen Center (www.indyzen.org) most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings for 6:45am meditation.

What I’ve learned from practicing:

1) We need each other and we need to stop hurting each other.
2) Hurt people hurt people. Cruelty comes from pain and propagates. Recognizing pain and creating conditions for wounds to heal in yourself and others is the way to stop this.
3) Kindness heals both the giver and the receiver.
4) Working for a more just, less cruel world is totally possible and totally worth doing.
5) There’s plenty of work to be done and it’s a lot of fun to work together to make the world better for everyone. I feel that working to create circumstances for people to heal and thrive is the whole point of living.

See you soon.
Tony

Tags: Indianapolis Zen Center, free yoga

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Feb

08

Sat
Sat, Feb 08, 2020 9:00 PM - Sun, Feb 09, 2020 12:00 AM @ Be Here Now

Zoofunkyou will be making their Muncie debut, fresh off the release of their new album, Wild Gumption.

Chicago’s best kept secret is Zoofunkyou, a modern day blues-infused psychedelic soulfunk phenomenon who have brought their quick-witted sonic expressionism and meaningful melodic lyrics to audiences all around the country. Their stew of finely crafted musical elements is a recipe that they’ve been brewing since 2013 with different ingredients and instrumentalists interspersed along the way. In the current iteration, founder Derek Dare (Guitar & Vocals) leads a quartet of fearless improvisers, Matthew Coglianese (Bass & Vocals), Jake Hennessy (Drums) and Bryan Scheinkopf (Guitar & Vocals), oftentimes surrounded by a horn section known only as ‘The Psychedelic TootBois’. The band hit the road for the first time in 2018 and has since developed a national presence, leading them to performances on both coasts and two sets at Summer Camp Music Festival in 2019. The year culminated in the release of their first Double LP as Zoofunkyou, “Wild Gumption”, which is now available on all streaming services. The album had been in production since 2017 and was produced by the band & fellow Chicago native, Packy Lundholm who worked tirelessly to capture some of the magic of a live Zoofunkyou concert in the studio. With a wide repertoire of both gripping original music and tasteful cover selections, the band consistently creates musical moments in their live shows that tickle the soul, melt the face, and shake the booties of their vibrant and ever-growing fan base, the Zoofü crew.

Tags: Live Music, Zoofunkyou, funk, Be Here Now

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Feb

14

Fri
Fri, Feb 14, 2020 11:00 AM - Fri, Feb 14, 2020 1:00 PM @ Rabble Coffee

You may be interested in creating the new Quality of Life Plan, but you may not be able to make it to the Quality of Life Planning Sessions in the evening.

Join your Near Eastside Community Builder for a coffee break to look at the information gathered for the Quality of Life Plan so far and provide your feedback. Let us know if there’s something missing, something that should be highlighted, or something that you’d like to be involved in.

No need to set up an appointment, just come to Rabble and look for the person with the Quality of Life Planning sign, they will be prepared with all the information and tools you need to give your feedback.

The Quality of Life Planning Process will impact the Near Eastside for generations to come. Make your voice heard!

Tags: Quality of Life Plan, morning session, Near East Side

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Feb

15

Sat
Sat, Feb 15, 2020 8:30 AM - Sat, Feb 15, 2020 10:30 AM @ Indianapolis Zen Center

It’s time to come inside for the year. We’ll have a fire and music. Probably chai, too.

*********
8:30am Yoga
9:40am Break
9:40-ish am Meditation
10:10am Mindful Listening Dyads
10:20am Discussion

Stay for whatever parts you want.

Hi Everyone:

Bring your mat, come as you are, and join me at the Indianapolis Zen Center at 37th and Washington Blvd.

I lead a supportive, light-hearted practice of exploration. Through postures, you will learn how to hear what your body is telling you, how to find Interesting Sensation, and how breathing interacts with movement. Weight balance, tension, compression, stretch, cause and effect, and what you’re thinking and feeling at any given moment become clear.

Every (type of) body is welcome. You don’t need to be a gymnast to get something out of this.

Yes, the class is free. I’m just doing my small part to hold space for people to come together as friends, learn to get out of our heads and see the wisdom right in front of our faces.

Please consider making a donation to the Indianapolis Zen Center or to Second Helpings.

http://www.indyzen.org
https://www.secondhelpings.org/donate

About Me:

My name is Tony Wiederhold.

My life’s work is helping people to find inner-kindness and healing through facilitating both Inner Work and Outer Work: contemplative practices and group volunteer service.

My teaching is informed by what I’ve learned from years of meditation practice and working through my own stuff while going to a job Monday through Friday, living in the world, and encountering a lot of hurt people, injustice, and cruelty.

You can find me at the Indianapolis Zen Center (www.indyzen.org) most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings for 6:45am meditation.

What I’ve learned from practicing:

1) We need each other and we need to stop hurting each other.
2) Hurt people hurt people. Cruelty comes from pain and propagates. Recognizing pain and creating conditions for wounds to heal in yourself and others is the way to stop this.
3) Kindness heals both the giver and the receiver.
4) Working for a more just, less cruel world is totally possible and totally worth doing.
5) There’s plenty of work to be done and it’s a lot of fun to work together to make the world better for everyone. I feel that working to create circumstances for people to heal and thrive is the whole point of living.

See you soon.
Tony

Tags: Indianapolis Zen Center, free yoga

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Feb

18

Tue
Tue, Feb 18, 2020 11:00 AM - Tue, Feb 18, 2020 1:00 PM @ Rabble Coffee

You may be interested in creating the new Quality of Life Plan, but you may not be able to make it to the Quality of Life Planning Sessions in the evening.

Join your Near Eastside Community Builder for a coffee break to look at the information gathered for the Quality of Life Plan so far and provide your feedback. Let us know if there’s something missing, something that should be highlighted, or something that you’d like to be involved in.

No need to set up an appointment, just come to Rabble and look for the person with the Quality of Life Planning sign, they will be prepared with all the information and tools you need to give your feedback.

The Quality of Life Planning Process will impact the Near Eastside for generations to come. Make your voice heard!

Tags: Quality of Life Plan, morning session, Near East Side

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Feb

18

Tue
Tue, Feb 18, 2020 7:00 PM - Tue, Feb 18, 2020 10:00 PM @ Square Cat Vinyl

Presented by Centerpoint Brewing
Free || All Ages
Third Tuesday of every month!
Pre-Civil War Era Music
Bring and instrument & join the circle!
$1 Center Point Beer All Day!

Tags: Live Music, Pre-Civil War Era Music, Americana

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Feb

22

Sat
Sat, Feb 22, 2020 8:30 AM - Sat, Feb 22, 2020 10:30 AM @ Indianapolis Zen Center

It’s time to come inside for the year. We’ll have a fire and music. Probably chai, too.

*********
8:30am Yoga
9:40am Break
9:40-ish am Meditation
10:10am Mindful Listening Dyads
10:20am Discussion

Stay for whatever parts you want.

Hi Everyone:

Bring your mat, come as you are, and join me at the Indianapolis Zen Center at 37th and Washington Blvd.

I lead a supportive, light-hearted practice of exploration. Through postures, you will learn how to hear what your body is telling you, how to find Interesting Sensation, and how breathing interacts with movement. Weight balance, tension, compression, stretch, cause and effect, and what you’re thinking and feeling at any given moment become clear.

Every (type of) body is welcome. You don’t need to be a gymnast to get something out of this.

Yes, the class is free. I’m just doing my small part to hold space for people to come together as friends, learn to get out of our heads and see the wisdom right in front of our faces.

Please consider making a donation to the Indianapolis Zen Center or to Second Helpings.

http://www.indyzen.org
https://www.secondhelpings.org/donate

About Me:

My name is Tony Wiederhold.

My life’s work is helping people to find inner-kindness and healing through facilitating both Inner Work and Outer Work: contemplative practices and group volunteer service.

My teaching is informed by what I’ve learned from years of meditation practice and working through my own stuff while going to a job Monday through Friday, living in the world, and encountering a lot of hurt people, injustice, and cruelty.

You can find me at the Indianapolis Zen Center (www.indyzen.org) most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings for 6:45am meditation.

What I’ve learned from practicing:

1) We need each other and we need to stop hurting each other.
2) Hurt people hurt people. Cruelty comes from pain and propagates. Recognizing pain and creating conditions for wounds to heal in yourself and others is the way to stop this.
3) Kindness heals both the giver and the receiver.
4) Working for a more just, less cruel world is totally possible and totally worth doing.
5) There’s plenty of work to be done and it’s a lot of fun to work together to make the world better for everyone. I feel that working to create circumstances for people to heal and thrive is the whole point of living.

See you soon.
Tony

Tags: Indianapolis Zen Center, free yoga

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Feb

22

Sat
Sat, Feb 22, 2020 10:00 AM - Sat, Feb 22, 2020 4:00 PM @ Quest Conference Center

Seeking Direct Sellers, Business Owners & Crafters!Women’s Shopping Expo ColumbusSaturday, February 22, 202010 AM – 4 PMQuest Conference Center8405 Pulsar PlaceColumbus, OHhttps://www.facebook.com/events/612401552568704/Confirmed Vendors:Color Street – Desiree WeaverLulaRoe – Erica PardoMary Kay – Marcia CookeOhio Bath Solutions, LLC DBA Bath FittersPaparazzi – Kimberly MelanconScentsy – Tawana BlackSeneGence – Julie RussellRequest an application at [email protected]

Tags: Women’s Shopping Expo Columbus, OH

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Feb

29

Sat
Sat, Feb 29, 2020 8:30 AM - Sat, Feb 29, 2020 10:30 AM @ Indianapolis Zen Center

It’s time to come inside for the year. We’ll have a fire and music. Probably chai, too.

*********
8:30am Yoga
9:40am Break
9:40-ish am Meditation
10:10am Mindful Listening Dyads
10:20am Discussion

Stay for whatever parts you want.

Hi Everyone:

Bring your mat, come as you are, and join me at the Indianapolis Zen Center at 37th and Washington Blvd.

I lead a supportive, light-hearted practice of exploration. Through postures, you will learn how to hear what your body is telling you, how to find Interesting Sensation, and how breathing interacts with movement. Weight balance, tension, compression, stretch, cause and effect, and what you’re thinking and feeling at any given moment become clear.

Every (type of) body is welcome. You don’t need to be a gymnast to get something out of this.

Yes, the class is free. I’m just doing my small part to hold space for people to come together as friends, learn to get out of our heads and see the wisdom right in front of our faces.

Please consider making a donation to the Indianapolis Zen Center or to Second Helpings.

http://www.indyzen.org
https://www.secondhelpings.org/donate

About Me:

My name is Tony Wiederhold.

My life’s work is helping people to find inner-kindness and healing through facilitating both Inner Work and Outer Work: contemplative practices and group volunteer service.

My teaching is informed by what I’ve learned from years of meditation practice and working through my own stuff while going to a job Monday through Friday, living in the world, and encountering a lot of hurt people, injustice, and cruelty.

You can find me at the Indianapolis Zen Center (www.indyzen.org) most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings for 6:45am meditation.

What I’ve learned from practicing:

1) We need each other and we need to stop hurting each other.
2) Hurt people hurt people. Cruelty comes from pain and propagates. Recognizing pain and creating conditions for wounds to heal in yourself and others is the way to stop this.
3) Kindness heals both the giver and the receiver.
4) Working for a more just, less cruel world is totally possible and totally worth doing.
5) There’s plenty of work to be done and it’s a lot of fun to work together to make the world better for everyone. I feel that working to create circumstances for people to heal and thrive is the whole point of living.

See you soon.
Tony

Tags: Indianapolis Zen Center, free yoga

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