Women’s Full & New Moon Meditations

Women’s Meditation Group

Hosted by Jo Mooy & Patricia Cockerill

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**Meets on the Friday closest to the New Moon and Full Moon for planetary peace, healing and well-being.**

 

Doors open at 6:30 for fellowship. Doors close at 7 pm when the meditation starts. Meditation finishes at 8pm. 

All women are invited to attend the Women’s Meditation Circle offered twice a month on the Friday evenings closest to the New Moon and Full Moons. Starting it’s 10th Year Anniversary, the meditations are offered for the harmony and raising of human consciousness.

Meditations are varied and include guided visualization, Kirtan chanting, Sound with Gongs or Crystal Bowls, Drumming and Silence. An experienced leader is chosen to lead each gathering. Each woman brings her unique practices along with rich perspectives to the group.

DONATIONS: Rising Tide is the “home” of the Women’s Meditation Circle. It is due to the commitment and generosity of the center that we are able to use it on Friday evenings. A donation of $10 is suggested – more if you can, less if you can’t. All donations are tax deductible. Checks can be made payable to Rising Tide.

 

PictureSUMMER 2018 Schedule

SUMMER MEDITATIONS NOW AT RISING TIDE
Held 2nd Friday monthly, May 11 to September 14
May 11 – New Moon – Jewell Cochara
June 8 – Patricia (Ahura) Finstad
June 21 – Prism of Light 10th Anniversary – Men & women invited
July 13 – Holly Squires
Aug. 10 – Mary Getten
Sept. 14 – Carol Randaci

Jewell Cochara takes over the role as Host of the Women’s Summer Meditations at Rising Tide.  She will guide the meditations once per month from May through September. On the New Moon, she personally leads the first of the summer meditations. Many of you know Jewell as a Unity Chaplain, a Yoga teacher, and a follower of the native ways. Her passion is leading others to discover the sacred world of drum-making.  She receives inspiration and guidance through prayer and connection with spirit, bringing forth joy and creativity in students while focused on the sacred. You are in fine and capable hands with Jewell on May 11th.  Come early, bring friends, and enjoy the continuity of the Women’s Meditation Circle through the summer months.

 

FALL 2018 Schedule

Oct 12 – New Moon Gail Swanson – Light Messages

Oct 26,  Full Moon   Neela Chari – Vedic Path of Self Realization

Nov 9 New  Moon  Jo Mooy with Sound Sisters & Martha Lopez, Soprano – Messages in the Box

Nov. 23 Full Moon – The Suncoast Threshold Choir with Linda Voss (Thanksgiving Friday)

Dec 7, New Moon Ruth Fishel – Mindfulness

Dec. 21 – WINTER SOLSTICE CEREMONY AT SOUTH LIDO PARK – Led by Jo Mooy & Patricia Cockerill

 

WINTER 2018 Schedule

Jan 4, New Moon Patricia Cockerill – Green Tara Invocation

Jan 18 Full Moon   Patricia Walsh – Heal the Past

Feb. 1 New Moon   Barbara Gail – Women’s Drumming

Feb 15 Full Moon   Kalsang Sangzin – Buddhist Deity

Mar 8 New Moon – Donna Day with Margaret Germain on Harp – Peace in the World

MARCH 20 – VERNAL EQUINOX – Jennifer Sault – Druid Ceremony

Apr 5 New Moon Joy Yackley – Gong Meditation

Apr 19 Full Moon  Zan Benham – Native Ways

 

DESCRIPTIONS

October 12 – Women’s New Moon Meditation with Gail Swanson. In a world in need of light and an uplifting message Magdalene Channel Gail Swanson brings messages to uplift troubled hearts. The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414

October 26 – Women’s Full Moon Meditation with Neela Chari – Vedic Path of Self Realization. The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

November 9– Women’s New Moon Meditation with Jo Mooy, The Sound Sisters, and Martha Lopez Soprano.  Crystal & Tibetan Bowls & Gongs play in the background as Jo Mooy leads a guided meditation through symbols and messages from the Realm of the Otherworlds. Meditation ends with Soprano Martha Lopez.  The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or  jomooy@gmail.com

November 23 – Women’s Full Moon Meditation led by Linda Voss and the Suncoast Threshold Choir.  The Threshold Choir, sings as part of a national effort in bringing comfort to souls in transition.  They incorporate music and peaceful silence in this meditation. The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

December 1 – Women’s Full Moon Meditation with Ruth Fishel: Buddhist Mindfulness Practice.  Ordained in Thich Nhat Hanh’s order, Ruth uses mindfulness techniques to gently observe the activity of the mind. Through personal stories she summons experiences that resonate with the group.  The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

December 21 – Full Moon – Winter Solstice at South Lido Beach State Park 4:30 pm.

The Winter Solstice ceremony is held at South Lido Beach State Park on Wednesday, December 21 at 4:30 pm.  The event is marked by ceremonial drumming, singing and invocation and meditation led by Jo Mooy and Patricia Cockerill.    On the longest night, candles will be lit to coincide with the setting sun and lanterns released into the sky.  Men, women and well-behaved children are welcome to attend.  Bring lawn chairs, blankets, battery operated candles and flashlights.  A donation on behalf of the SPAARC will be collected. Tax deductible checks should be made payable to SPAARC, the local rape crisis center.    For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

January 4 – Women’s New Moon Meditation with Patricia Cockerill – Starting the 13th year of this circle, Patricia Cockerill, co-founder of the Women’s Meditation Circle ushers in the New Year, by opening to the divine compassion with a Green Tara meditation.  The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

Jan. 18 – Women’s Full Moon Meditation with Patricia Walsh.  Gifted meditation leader, author and Karmic Astrologer Patricia brings her teachings to the fore with a meditation on healing the past.  The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

February 1 – Women’s New Moon Meditation with Barbara Gail – Women’s Drumming Circle.   This is a night of sound, movement and opening to the primal energies of body, mind and spirit.  We connect to the earth and each other through drumming & guided imagery. The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

February 15 – Women’s Full Moon Meditation with Kelsang Tharlam of the Kadampa Buddhist Center. We welcome the new resident nun of the Kadampa Center who brings joy and laughter into the genuine meditation experience through Buddhist practices.  The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com :

Mar 8 – Women’s New Moon Meditation with Donna Day, Peace Activist and Margaret Germaine on Harp.  Using guided imagery techniques, Donna leads a meditation of Peace for the world and Peace in our Hearts.  The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

March 22 – Spring Equinox Full Moon – with Jennifer Sault.  The Sun’s Light, called Alban Eiler, is in equal balance making it a holy day for the ancient Celts. Nature was celebrated in the glory of Spring’s renewal from the darkness of winter. Earth’s abundant greenery is about to unfold, bringing growth and harvest.  This ceremony of sound and natural rhythm is held at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road. Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

April 5 – Women’s New Moon Meditation with Joy Yackley.  The resonance of the Gong takes you to primitive or angelic realms in a timeless way. In the capable hands of Kundalini practitioner and Gong-Mistress Joy Yackley, some hear the wailing of humanity or the songs of the ancients.  The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com

April 19 –  Women’s Full Moon Meditation with Zan Benham.    Drawing on her extraordinary experience in the Native Ways, Zan leads a guided journey into altered states of consciousness. The Women’s Meditation Circle meets on the New and Full Moons at Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Road, for a guided meditation led by a senior member of the community.  Doors open at 6:30 and close at 7 when meditation begins.  $10 donation to Rising Tide for use of the center. For more info contact Jo Mooy 941-355-1414 or jomooy@gmail.com   jomooy@gmail.com

 

 

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“If every child in the world was taught to meditate we would eliminate violence in one generation.”

                           -The Dalai Lama

 

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