Meditation: Tools for Living

with Greg McNally and Tune Faulkner

November 9

Learn mindfulness meditation, a simple technique for training the mind's alertness and presence to bring flexibility and poise into daily life situations in the home or workplace. Whether dealing with distractedness, busyness, information overload, or other stressful situations, mindfulness allows us to appreciate the challenges of life and respond with confidence.

In this interactive workshop you will learn to:

  • Practice mindfulness meditation
  • Communicate mindfully with others
  • Work through fear to respond with fearlessness
  • Open to creative solutions

The program will begin at 10:30am and end at 4pm.


Karmê Chöling offers 2 price options for this program.
Please choose the option that works best for you.

Full Program Fee: $50
This price covers Karmê Chöling's actual operational cost for the program. By choosing to pay this price, you extend your generosity to Karmê Chöling and the other participants. Thanks to you, we can make more scholarships available and continue to enrich Karmê Chöling.

Discounted Program Fee: $40
This price reflects Karmê Chöling's commitment to keeping programs affordable. The operational costs for this program not covered by program fees come from donations.

Please Note:
Price includes meals but not accommodations.

It is traditional for students to offer a monetary gift to the teacher in appreciation for receiving the teachings, and in recognition of the years of training and understanding the teacher has cultivated. There will be an opportunity to offer a teaching gift at the program.

Online registration is not currently open.

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About Greg McNally
Greg McNally is a seventh generation Vermonter who has lived in the Northeast Kingdom town of Wheelock since 1973 where he is the operator of a 35 acre Christmas tree farm. He has a delightful wife of many years, four adult boys and two granddaughters. Greg has been involved with Shambhala since 1994. He is currently the co-director the St. Johnsbury Shambhala Meditation Center in St Johnsbury Vermont. He was a member of the Karmê Chöling board from 2004-2007 and continues to work as chair of the land use committee.

About Tune Faulkner
Tune Faulkner moved to the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont in 1979. She lived 3 1/2 miles off the main road without electricity or phone, raising sheep, chickens and pigs and tending a large garden. In 1987 she moved with family to Oregon for 6 years but returned to Vt in 1993. In 1994 she started attending Shambhala Training weekends at Karmê Chöling. From 2000-2005 she was the co-director of the St Johnsbury Shambhala Meditation Center and is currently the Education coordinator there. Tune is passionate about studying and teaching Non-Violent Communication in the St. Johnsbury area with a group she has been meeting with for the past 5 yrs. She also loves to landscape and is doing so currently at Karmê Chöling.

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