Wednesdays @ 3pm
Dr. Tanvi Gandhi offers a midweek retreat at Barefoot! Join us for a restorative break. This sacred time will consist of intention setting with a small tea ceremony, followed by breath work and a combination of acupuncture and meditation. You will leave with insight on your experience and a self-care tip for the week.
Sheng Zhen Meditaton - Standing Form
Mondays & Fridays @ 9:15am with Dr. MArk
Sheng Zhen Meditation is a system of meditations in motion or in stillness. It draws and circulates qi, the life force, into the body. In the process, the practice pours Love into the heart of the practitioner bringing about a feeling of well-being, harmony with one’s surroundings, and a feeling of divine contentment. One is able to truly enjoy life and experience a sense of ease even in the midst of challenges.
Sheng Zhen Healing
TUesdays & thursdays @ 10:30AM
with DR. Mark and Michelle Quigley
Sheng Zhen Healing, is a restorative form and blends an ancient tradition with gentle, meditative movements performed seated on a chair. Healing Gong is an integration of healing traditions, using the power of Nature to heal oneself. What is the essence of the practice? The practice leads one to the original state that abides in every human being. One comes to experience the opening of the Heart and the stillness of the mind. This form is loved by many for the physical and mental benefits it has bestowed upon them.
Xui Xing Men's Group
first monday of the month at 6:30pm with Dr. MArk
Xiu Xing means the act of walking a path to enlightenment by applying what one has learned from self inquiry and contemplation. During this meeting we will engage in meditation, contemplation, and philosophical conversation about the challenges and struggles that men experience during these changing times.
Embodied Movement and Breathing Class
Tuesdays at 9:15am with Doris Pasteleur
Embodied Movement is designed to teach you ways to breathe, move, and be more comfortable in your body. Doris Pasteleur Hall is one of the true master of embodied movement in Fairfield County and we are grateful to have her share her knowledge, wisdom, and joy at Barefoot Living Arts.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Orientation
TUESDAYS AT 6pm and Friday at noon with Mia Tangredi
This class will acquaint you with the practice of mindfulness as taught at the Center for Mindfulness at The University of Massachusetts Medical School. You will learn how this secular, scientific, evidence-based practice has become an accepted part of mainstream medicine. Discover how it can positively affect the quality of your every day life. You will learn how mindfulness offers coping skills for both short and long term stressful situations, increased ability to relax and relieve anxiety, reductions in pain levels, and how mindfulness practice can lead to enhanced energy levels, enthusiasm for life and improved self esteem.