Wow, so much has happened in 8 days since my last post. But this is how I do. I live a very full life communicating the highest good and it sure keeps me busy!
I organized a successful Chicago MedMob on 11/11/11. About 75 people sat outdoors in Water Tower Park in downtown Chicago for 40 minutes. It was AWESOME. Next medmob in Chicago is 12/9/11. More info on my homepage.
Then last night I organized and played in this benefit rock show for Primo Center for Women and Children, a homeless shelter on the West Side. We raised $1600 in cash and goods for the center...and we had a BLAST. Doing good can be so fun.
I've been working on my dharma code and these two events I organized and participated in fall right into place with my code: I am a spiritual force communicating the highest good. I think I accomplished this these last 8 days. Whew...yoga is life. A good old time, too!
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Communicating The Highest Good
So many wonderful things happening right now. I am filled with gratitude. What are you grateful for? And, yes, there are so many great things happening in your life to be grateful for. Have a thankful Thanksgiving filled with warmth and love. Gobble.
Chicago MedMob: MeditationFlashMob
Friday, 11/11/11 · 5:30-6pm
Water Tower Park · 800 N. Michigan Ave
Bring yourself, a cushion, and an open mind. We peacefully gather in Water Tower Park and quietly meditate for 30 minutes. Read details here.
Covers for Cover III: Rock Benefit for Homeless WomenThursday, 11/17/11 · 8:30pm · 18+ · $12 Schubas. My band & other lady rockers cover our fave bands to raise money for those in need. Details.
Saturday, 11/19/11 · 3-6:00pm
CAN TV Studio · 322 N. Green Street
Another fun kids TV dance show taping! Always free. Always super fun. Read details here.
Autumn Fire Yoga Practice
with Janet Walkoe and Mia Park · Sunday, 11/20/11 · 10am-1pm · Moksha Yoga · This unique yoga workshop will ignite your physical and internal fire with a strong, well rounded practice. Detailshere. We are psyched!
I'm so excited to share my yoga teacher's new book with you. Read about it here and get ready for positive and real change.
And, as always...
I frikkin' dig Groupons. Lookie here.
Half price theater and spa tickets for everywhere found here.
Micro-lend to hard working folks here.
Yoga and ParaYoga®
Oh, what a great yoga time it is!
Photo by Jim Newberry
My girl, Janet Walkoe, & I co-teach a kick ass yoga workshop on Autumn Fire Practices at Moksha Yoga. See the larger photo to the left.
MiaParkYoga.com hosts my regular-ish yoga blog. Check it.
Room 300: 1575 N Milwaukee AveFlat Iron Building. the come-as-you-are basic yoga class
I teach private yoga classes.Go deeper with your yoga practice. I offer mindful private yoga instruction to individuals and groups. You'll receive a custom catered practice. Group discounts and gift certificates available. Email for details.
My public yoga classes:
Some Sundays, 11AM-Noon
@ Flat Iron Building
@ Flat Iron Building
@ Moksha Yoga
I also teach at LPAC, WAC, Akal Yoga and to private clients. My full teaching schedule is here. Be my guest to any gym class. Email me.
Another Yoga Workshop
I'm teaching a Winter Workshop December 3rd in Buffalo Grove, IL !
I'm proud to be a certified ParaYoga Level I teacher. This is the culmination of studying with tantric teacher Rod Stryker for six years. Friend ParaYoga onFacebook.
On the set of the Showtime show, I shot a shotgun a lot & loved it!
See all of episode 1 here. Look for yours truly at 12:30. I'm so proud to be a part of this. I taped 4 episodes. This is a dark show. I dig it.
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“all journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”
– martin buber
Friday, November 11 · 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Water Tower Park
Chicago and Michigan Avenues, NW Corner
Bring yourself, a cushion, and an open mind. We will peacefully gather in Water Tower Park and quietly meditate for 30 minutes, then chant one continuous sound for 10-15 minutes (read below).
This event is outdoors. Dress appropriately for the weather. If it rains, snows, storms or shines - we will sit. We will ring a gong bowl at 5:30 and again at 6PM.
We invite you to join us for all of it, part of it, or come to hang out and bask in the peace. We invite you to come with your own deepest intention for yourself, your community, & our planet. There are plenty of benches to sit on in case sitting on the ground is difficult for you.
The meditation is a simple, 30 minute, silent meditation followed by a "Sound Bath.” Feel free to say Om, Ong, God, Allah, Ma, Yeah, or any other sound or mantra that resonates deeply within yourself. This part of the MedMob is super fun, impactful, and sounds amazing!
MedMob is a Global Flash Mob Mediation Movement unifying to expand positivity to every walk of life. Every meditator comes with their own deepest intention for themselves, their community, and the world.
MedMobs happen in highly visible places with the intention of exposing and inviting the world to the benefits of meditation and collective prayer. The collective unification of intent and prayer has been proven by numerous studies to increase personal health and lower crime in big cities.
Now imagine the entire world meditating together! This is MedMob's vision.
We're sitting on 11/11/11 in honor of the Himalayan Institute's launch of their year long meditation.
Mia Park is a ParaYoga teacher in Chicago, IL, specializing in teaching Basic Yoga for Advanced Misfits, as well as teaching people how to cut through the junk to shine on.