Top Spring Events for Green Sangha

MINDFUL ACTIVISM TRAININGSustainability from Within
Saturday, April 14, 2:00-5:30 pm
A deep exploration of somatic principles and spiritual practices to restore calm, inner balance, and clarity.  Instructor:  Stuart Moody, M.A., Board President.  $30 for the workshop; $20 for Green Sangha members.  Location:  United Church of Christ, 825 Middlefield Drive Petaluma, CA 94952.  For more info and to register, click here.

WHO’S RESPONSIBLE?  Going Upstream for Real Solutions to Our Waste and Toxicity Crisis.  Thursday, April 19, 7-9 pm.
An introduction to waste history, the limitations of recycling, and the promise of Extended Producer Responsibility.  With Heidi Sanborn, executive director of the California Product Stewardship Council.   Kreps Conference Center, Redwood High School, Larkspur.  $10 suggested donation (Green Sangha members $5).

Heidi Sanborn, California Product Stewardship Council

April 27-29, 11 am Friday to 3 pm Sunday
Take refuge in the mountains of Santa Cruz for yoga, meditation, walking in the redwoods, and evening song.  Our host site, Venture Valley, is a serene and secluded conference center in the woods above Aptos.  In the spirit of activism, we will offer two hours of quiet service in the garden. We will also visit the award-winning Monterey Regional Waste Management facility, ending the retreat with lunch, meditation, and a dharma talk at the Land of Medicine Buddha.   For information and to register, click here.

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About Stuart Moody

Stuart Moody is Board President of Green Sangha. He received a B.S. in Conservation of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley, and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology at USF. Stuart was Green Schoolyard Coordinator at Davidson Middle School in San Rafael and directs Green Sangha’s Rethinking Plastics campaign. From 1993 to 2012, Stuart taught dance and co-directed teacher training for Young Imaginations, an arts education agency based in San Rafael. He has taught yoga and meditation to thousands in the Bay Area, including 10 years at San Quentin State Prison. Recently moved to Tucson, he just completed a graduate certificate program in “Connecting Environmental Science and Decision Making” at the University of Arizona.