The Tasman Center offers in-person and online opportunities for those seeking meaningful, accessible, and personalized Jewish learning, community classes & gatherings, spiritual coaching and rabbinic support. Programs and events incorporate various modalities of expression and engagement with Jewish practice and creative expression, including writing, visual art, mixed-media art, meditation, yoga, poetry, rabbinic and modern texts and participant offerings. We welcome participants who are exploring Judaism, new to Jewish practice, part of an interfaith Jewish couple or family, or if you have been Jewish your whole life and are looking to deepen your practice.
Rabbi Sarah Tasman works with private clients as an educator, spiritual counselor, and coach. Sarah also mentors Jewish spiritual entrepreneurs and female-identified clergy. Whether you are preparing for an adult b'nai mitzvah or considering conversion, exploring an interfaith Jewish partnership, are looking for personalized Jewish learning, want to deepen your spiritual practice, or are looking for coaching from a Jewish lens, please be in touch.
Rabbi Sarah creates customized, authentic, personalized and meaningful Jewish ritual experiences for individuals couples and families from all different Jewish backgrounds and interfaith families. Contact Rabbi Sarah about your upcoming wedding, baby naming, or other life transition you are looking to mark.
Group learning opportunities include Shabbat gatherings, classes, holiday workshops, and seasonal retreats that incorporate Jewish spirituality and creativity, yoga and meditation. Signature courses and topics include cultivating a spiritual life, building a Jewish home, living in alignment with the Jewish calendar, and the new moon cycle.
3rd Annual Summer Solstice Retreat
Summer Solstice Retreat
Friday June 21, 2019 10am-2pm
The Center for Mindful Living
Take the time out of your busy schedule to relax, refresh, and renew. Celebrate Summer Solstice with movement, meditation, and creative expression.
The retreat will include:
- Restorative Yoga for all levels
- A delicious, healthy, seasonal, vegetarian lunch and food ritual prepared and led by Jodi Balis of Red Lentil Consulting
- Art and Creative Expression Activity
- Wellness tips and Intentions for the season
Online Course: Integrating Jewish Mindfulness Into Your Classroom
Interested in learning more about Integrating Jewish Mindfulness Intro Your Classroom? Rabbi Sarah Tasman will be offering her 4 week online course again this summer though Gratz NEXT: Online Professional Learning for Jewish Educators.
Register: www.Gratz.edu/NEXT Course starts July 22.
ALIGN: A MONTHLY MEDITATION, ART & YOGA WORKSHOP
A New Moon series incorporating Jewish Spirituality, Seasonal Wellness & Creative Expression
- Candle lighting Ritual
- Learning and Discussion
- Meditation and/or gentle yoga (for all levels)
- Creative Writing and/or Art
- Closing Ritual
Open to all backgrounds and all genders.
Feb 2, March 2, April 8, May 4, June 1
(All Saturday nights except April gathering is a Monday).
Center for Mindful Living 4708 Wisconsin Ave Washington DC 20016 Second Floor
Ticket Prices: $30-45 per session (register for multiple sessions and save!)
Pre-registration is required to attend any class
Blessings for the Month of Iyar!
Each month will feature original writings and intentions from Rabbi Sarah based on Jewish wisdom and the Jewish calendar, which coincide with the moon cycle and the seasons. The new moon and new month of Iyar arrived on May 6, 2019. Each month is an opportunity for reflections, taking stock, checking in, and learning. Each month contains deep yet simple wisdom. Read more about the holidays, teachings, and intentions for the season on Rabbi Sarah's blog page called Writings.
Seasonal & Spiritual Teachings, News and Upcoming Events!
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