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Living Free- rewire your self-critical brain! 
Online Workshop: 12 weeks, 6 x 2hr group calls- Sept-Nov 

Do you ever feel trapped inside your own head with a nagging voice that creates anxiety by constantly judging or comparing you and others?

How much freedom would you experience if instead of shaming you it lovingly guided you?

Join me to turn your inner bully into an ally. 
 
In this course we will experientially learn how to tap into your inner freedom and wisdom, while healing inner conflict.

If you are interested in registering or learning more, please contact info@cometocenter.com.

 
 
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SLOW SPACE: Summer Solstice Salon
June 20 2019

Somerville, MA
As we approach the summer solstice join us for a special gathering to celebrate YOU!

In the Yogic tradition the Summer Solstice marks the transition into a time for inner practice and purification. The 6 months following the Summer Solstice are a potent time energetically for nurturing the seeds we hope will blossom. This requires clarity and alignment between vision and action- this is what our evening will focus on.

We’ll meet in the gorgeous Canopy Room for a special extended Solstice Slow Space Salon. You can expect laughter, tears, warmth, release, connection, new friends and new ways to look at yourself and life.
Please register using eventbrite.

 
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Come to Center Salon : Sacred Space
One Tuesday a month, May-October 2019

Somerville, MA
 
Tired of rushing around, making small talk, feeling like you have to be something you aren’t, and playing small? 
 
Join us to step outside ordinary space to slow down into sacred space.
 
Come to Center Salons are an invitation into deeper authenticity and connection with yourself and others. We’ll get real and practice relating from our center- that place in you that is good, strong, whole and free.
Please register using eventbrite.
 
 
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Vibrant Wholeness: Integrating Shiva Shakti in everyday life
Online course, Aug-Nov 2019 
*For Graduates of the Finders or Explorers Course only*
So often spiritual practice leads us to peace, but no joy or aliveness– disconnecting us from the vibrant wholeness that is our true nature!
 
In this 3 month online workshop, instead of bypassing relational, emotional and psycho-somatic aspects of our being with awakening, we will learn to embrace them from the wholesome awareness of our true nature.
 
We will focus on integration and embodiment- living as unity awareness grounded in the vessel of our form. We will integrate Shiva (awakened consciousness) and Shakti (manifesting power) within us and taste the wholeness that lies at the center of our being. And then, living from our center, we will turn towards a fully human life, owning our truth, heart and power. 

 

 

The Earth Shakers Forum
Aug 2018- Jan 2020
(Registration is full)
Nevada City, CA

What if business were a constant opportunity for personal growth?
How would it feel to use business to open your heart and mind?
What would happen to the world if we all experienced business this way?

This course is for people who have shown courage in their self-exploration and are facilitating change in the world. Together, we will explore the fundamental nature of business and consciousness. We will learn tools that deepen our self-recognition while increasing our capacity for effective action.

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5 Personality Patterns Workshop – with Author
Sept 22 + 23 2018
Boston, MA

If you’ve ever wondered:
“Why do I do that? Even when I don’t want to..”
“Why can’t I stop reacting that way?”

The workshop will open your eyes to your own inner world like nothing else has. Join us if you’re interested in self development, personal transformation or actively work with other people coaching, counseling, psychotherapy etc.

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How Real Can I Be with You?
September 20, 2018
Women in Business, French-American Chamber of Commerce, Boston

How would it be to show up fully as yourself in your relationships, in your interactions and not hold back your power, your truth, your love and your beauty? Join us for an evening of experimentation and connection with ourselves.

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Tide Turners Workshop
July 14+15 2018
Boston, MA

Do you crave deep connection with yourself and others? Are you interested in learning how to make conflict and tension generative and meaningful? Come join us for a weekend workshop where you will meet interesting, dynamic people and grow in your understanding of yourself and others.

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How Real Can I Be with You?- with Jeff Lieberman
July 2, 2018
CIC Boston

How often do you feel uncomfortable sharing exactly how you feel? How could your relationships deepen if you fully showed up and owned your intelligence, power, and heart in the moment? What would change if you didn’t avoid conflict but instead embraced it?

Join Jeff and Ishita for an evening of connection, communication, and curious exploration.

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Living Free
May 5 &
 6, 12:30-4:30pm
Studio 52, Boston MA

Do you ever feel trapped inside your own head with a nagging voice that creates anxiety and drama? How would your life change if instead it lovingly supported and guided you? Join us to experientially learn how to tap into your inner freedom and wisdom, while healing shame.

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March 28, 2018, 6-8pm
Boston Society of Architects

Do you want more connection, intention and balance at work? Do you wish to meet workday challenges with ease and joy? Join Ishita for a discussion on mindfulness at work and experience it in a guided meditation with the Boston Women in Design.

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Open Meditation- being with what is
May-August 2017- Saturdays, 11am-12:00pm EST.
Zoom Link 
(If you arrive late, please mute yourself).

Now, wherever you are, you can join a simple centering Open Meditation practice every week.

Open Meditation is a practice in which we simply sit together in loving silence and explore the question “What is true for me now?” By doing so we allow and invite presence. We tap into our current experience, the sensations, feelings and thoughts that make up THIS moment, with friendly curiosity and acceptance.

I will guide the meditation lightly, allowing the group to cultivate a shared space of presence, self-awareness and conscious connection. We will close by sharing questions and our experiences. In this way, every meeting becomes a unique co-creation.

Group sessions celebrate an inward turn towards the fundamental dimension of being, alive in every one of us. No goal, no right way, nowhere to get and no method to get there. Simply being with what is, in present in conscious feeling and connection with self, others and all that is.

All are welcome, regardless of beliefs, history and experience with meditation.
STEP 1: INSTALL ZOOM on your computer if you don’t have it already.
STEP 2: CLICK THIS LINK and enter the passcode BWWI to connect.

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Rewire your brain. Master your game.
Canopy City, Somerville, MA

July 26, 5:30-7pm

Efficacy in the digital age lies in mastering how our inner space meets the world and being intentional with our attention. Join us for a discussion on the power of presence in the digital age and learn simple practices to re-train your neurobiology.

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Welltalk for Entrepreneurs: Presence in the Attention Economy
Cambridge Innovation Center
July 10, 5pm

Join Ishita to learn why cultivating attention and presence is key to success and fulfillment in the Attention Economy and how contemplative practice augments outer efficacy and inner wellbeing.

 


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Wellness Workshop
Studio 52, Boston
June 3, 11 am onwards

Get ready for the ultimate relaxation event! Join Come to Center at Boston Studio 52, for a full body revival with Boston’s best holistic healing resources.

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Meditation for entrepreneurs
CIC, Cambridge
Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30pm

Re-set, re-fresh! Center yourself to ease startup stresses. Enhance focus, creativity and emotional intelligence to improve performance. Simple, guided meditations will give you powerful tools and strategies to re-center anytime, anywhere.


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Meditation Mondays!
First + Third Mondays, February – May 2017

In partnership with the Cambridge Public Library for a FREE meditation series at the Main Branch. Join us for guided meditations to beat the Monday Blues and re-charge from a long day of work or play!


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Mindfulness + Meditation for Busy Professionals
February 25 + 26, 2017 | 12-1:30 pm | 52 Province St. Boston, MA

Are you overwhelmed and on the go?  This two day workshop geared will serve as an introduction to mindfulness and meditation specifically for busy professionals.

We will explore what meditation is, its neuroscience, benefits and learn 3 different types of meditation. We will provide practical guidance to start and integrate a meditative practice into contemporary life for more focus, resilience and effectiveness.

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Meditation for Creativity!
February 22 | 7-8pm | Work Bar Union Square, Somerville, MA

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Creativity involves dancing with the unknown with ease, and expanding our perception. In this session of Creative Somerville, we will use Meditation to answer these questions. All are welcome!

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The Heart of Love!
February 11 2017 | 5-6:30pm | 52 Province St. Boston, MA

Love isn’t just for lovers!
We’re all part of a village that supports and nurtures our hearts. Celebrate the magical, supportive relationships in your life this Valentines Day! Join Come to Center for a joyful, heart and body centered meditative workshop with a loved one. Open to any pair of people who want to connect with each other intentionally.

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January – May 2017

Come to Center is honored to facilitate a small group for the Finders Course in parallel to FC10, beginning this January. The Finders Course is the world’s first scientifically validated meditation course using years of research and real data to quantify states of awakening and provide persistent inner peace. Admission by invite only.


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KEEP CALM AND MARCH ON
January 21, 2017 | 9:30-10:30 am 52 Province St. Boston MA

We, the women of America are coming together to raise our voices at a historic moment. How can we stand together in empathy and inclusiveness and rise together with love and compassion? Together we will address this question and meditate to cultivate the most potent of weapons- our inner space!

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Meditation in the Garden!
October 22, 2016 | 3:00-4:00pm | Concord Ave Community Space, Somerville, MA

Come celebrate the beauty of Fall in our garden and join us for a guided meditation with Ishita. We’ll discuss what meditation is and isn’t and try it for ourselves while connecting with the beauty of our garden. Please bring warm drinks or treats for a post meditation potluck.

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Re-centering: weave meditation into contemporary life
Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10,17 2016 |6:00-7:15 am | 1001 O2 Yoga, Mass Ave. Cambridge M

Progressive, practical guidance to build and integrate your meditation practice. Learn to cultivate the habits of inner wellbeing and re-center yourself into presence, amidst life’s stresses.

We will explore what meditation is (and is not), practical ways to incorporate it into contemporary life, and play with different techniques using our breath, body sensations, heart and mind.

 

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