Seattle, WA, June 09, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Celebrate the arrival of summer in Seattle at the Solstice Celebration of Spirit, a day of music and meditation. This free event will take place on Saturday, June 19 from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Victor Steinbrueck Park - 2001 Western Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 - directly behind Pike Place Market.
Free Sahaja meditation workshops, suitable for newcomers and all experience levels, will be offered all day long. Sahaja meditation is not physically taxing and can be done anywhere. Seattleites and visitors of all ages are welcome to spend the day, in a picturesque setting, learning meditation techniques that will help in self-discovery, personal development and stress management.
The program will feature music performed by Stephen Day, an acclaimed musician and composer who deftly combines Western musical flavors including classical, jazz, folk and rock with contemporary and classical Indian music played on the traditional instrument, the sarod.
Special, easy-to-follow children's meditation sessions will encourage parents and their children to discover empowering energy, increased confidence and happy feelings through songs and rhymes. Free, traditional Indian Mhendi hand painting will be available. Free CDs, featuring music and a guided meditation, will be available for attendees, while supplies last.
Bring a blanket. Sit on the grass. Find some time for yourself... meditate.
Meditation in the Parks
The Solstice Celebration of Spirit kicks off Meditation in the Parks, a summer series of free Seattle programs, which include:
Freeway Park East Plaza Meditation
Wednesdays, starting June 9th, all summer
11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., each session 30 minutes
700 Seneca Street, between 6th and 9th avenues. Chairs and blankets provided
Green Lake Park Meditation
Wednesdays, starting June 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Program will include special children's meditations.
On the grass between the Community Center and the street, near the parking lot and play area. Bring a blanket.
About Sahaja Meditation
Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and better balanced. Anyone can do it. All classes and workshops are free of charge. For general information, please visit www.sahajameditation.com - "Feel the energy within". For a schedule of local Seattle classes and events, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-801-7579. For information on classes in Bellevue, please contact email@example.com, call 425-753-0634, or come by the Bellevue Crossroads Mall Community Room - 15600 156th Ave NE @ NE 8th St. - on Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m.