​Sitting with Grief within Meditation

​Sitting with Grief within Meditation

Wednesday, February 5 - 6pm

Grief is a natural response to loss and when we allow ourselves to mourn, we can honor the pain that is felt and let go. Meditation is a wonderful and gentle tool in the process of mourning. Kirsten Bryant, a meditation and yoga instructor will guide guests through a meditation that reflects on grief and loss followed by a discussion in this evening workshop. Kirsten is also a Family Service Representative for Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries.

The guided meditation is free and will take place on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 6:00 pm, at West Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Atrium at 225 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Parking is to the right of the Funeral Home where the Atrium is located. Directions on how to get to the Funeral Home are available here.

A $5 donation is suggested and reservations are required, as space is limited. Donations can be made at the door.

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    ​Sitting with Grief within Meditation

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    Grief is a natural response to loss and when we allow ourselves to mourn, we can honor the pain that is felt and let go. Meditation is a wonderful and gentle tool in the process of mourning. Kirsten B…

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