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The Earth & Spirit Center is established in the conviction that the Earth and all its inhabitants form a single sacred community. Guided by the vision of Thomas Berry, our mission is to cultivate a mutually enhancing human-Earth relationship through transformative learning experiences and service opportunities in spiritual development, social compassion and Earth literacy.


 Beginning Meditation

Meditation in Louisville

Cultivating an Awakened Life

Meditation is an ancient spiritual practice that has remarkable practical benefits for both body and mind. This class offers practical, step-by-step guidance for developing a personal meditation practice using mindfulness. This class includes: basic instruction in the techniques of mindfulness meditation; the psychological principles and spiritual underpinnings of the practice; and clear guidance for bringing the fruits of the meditation practice into professional and everyday life. 

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Spiritual Integration Community  

Spiritual Integration CommunityAre you looking to deepen your spiritual path and understanding?

Are you longing a formation experience within a community of other seekers?

 

The Earth & Spirit Center is made up of three schools: the School of Meditation & Spirituality, the School of Social Compassion, and the School of Earth Literacy.  One component of each school is a Spiritual Integration Community.  This Community provides a personal experience of formation, deepening and discernment in a small-group setting, focused on the themes of each school.  The primary feature of the Spiritual Integration Community is group spiritual guidance,

  • Wednesday’s from 10:30am-noon
  • March 8, 22, April 5, 19, May 3

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Nine Paths to Wholeness

Enneagram & SpiritualityEnneagram and the Spiritual Journey 

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 from 10:30 am-noon; $100

The Enneagram is a powerful tool for personal insight and inner freedom. It helps you understand your personality - how the mind and emotions function. It offers nine paths to wholeness - showing how it is possible to move from mental fixations to spiritual freedom. This five-week course uses the Enneagram and a process of group spiritual direction to help you become more attentive to your spiritual journey, discern the meaning and movement of Spirit in your life, discover where you get “stuck” in life, and better navigate your relationships.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

An Invitation to Learn, Grow and Heal

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a program designed to help find peace of mind, learn to cope, and wake up to life. This challenging and rewarding experience combines comprehensive training in mindfulness meditation with mindful movement and lifestyle practices. 

FREE INFORMATION SESSIONS

  • Thursday evening, February 16, 2017 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m

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Environmental Justice Workshops

Environmental Justice TourGet on Board.

America’s low income neighborhoods are also its most polluted. What can be done? Experience for yourself what is happening in our city.

The Earth & Spirit Center regularly offers Environmental Justice Tours. It is an opportunity to experience first hand the issues facing our community.

March 11, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Embodied Spirituality Workshop


Meditation Spirituality LouisvilleSaturday, March 18, 2017
9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Lois Luckett LCSW, CHT and Marcy Allman, MA 

This workshop explores how to embody the Spirit.  It focuses on how we can be present with the Divine as it is expressed in and through our bodies.  Through meditation, movement, and shared reflection, participants will explore their beliefs and understanding of how we live, move, and have our being.

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Meditation Opportunities

Meditation Support Group

Monthly Silent Sitting

On the first Saturday of each month, this interfaith gathering offers contemplative support for meditators of all traditions. Each session includes brief meditation instruction and longer periods of silent sitting. Join us.

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The Academy for Living in Harmony

The Academy for Living in Harmony

The Academy is a two year transformative learning program offering training in each of the three schools, an integrative study process, and a supportive learning community.