On March 5th, our Ocean location unveiled its new community education room. The room is designed as a place where the Dean’s community can share mind, body, and spirit practices. In addition, Dean’s will offer free cooking classes, wellness lectures, and a variety of lifestyle enhancing forums all to educate and bring people together. At the opening, several participants recognized Owner Dean Nelson for making the new community room possible. “I am so grateful for all that Dean Nelson has done for our community,” said Abby Cahn Anton, a community partner. “His generosity and vision are immense. When Dean opened his [...]
Explore these 20 ways to live your life more mindfully. Interested in learning more about mindfulness & meditation? Join us for an exclusive screening of the feature documentary film ‘WALK WITH ME’ at Red Bank’s Bow Tie Cinemas on November 8, 2017 at 7:30pm. Learn more here.
The feature documentary film ‘WALK WITH ME’ is playing at Red Bank’s Bow Tie Cinemas on November 8 at 7:30pm. ‘WALK WITH ME,’ narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, goes deep inside a Zen Buddhist community who have given up all their possessions and signed up to a life of chastity for one common purpose – to transform their suffering, and practice the art of mindfulness with the world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. “Heartfelt, if not entirely satisfying, Walk With Me provides an up-close glimpse of the life of devotion, focusing on the monks and nuns who live at a rural monastery led [...]
Many thanks to David Hellman, author of The Karma Sense Eating Plan, for coming out to speak about Karma Sense Eating - A Skeptics Guide to Mindful Eating. Here are the key takeaways from his presentation: 1. Diets that focus on changing what you eat don't work. Most diets don't work because they try to make you conform to a set of rules that work from the outside in. They don't recognize that there are many factors that impact your health. When you make adjustments to one, the others fight that change to bring your body back to the current state. The best [...]