Meditation classes in La Cañada

Friday 12:00pm - 1:00pm

1930 Foothill Blvd. Room 4, La Cañada, CA

Overcoming Perfectionism, Self-Criticism and Discouragement

We sometimes set up an all-or-nothing approach to success, feeling that if we’re not able to do something perfectly then we’re a failure. Through Buddhist psychology, we can learn practical methods that will help us accept who and where we are, and make spiritual progress towards becoming the person we wish to be.

April 5 Perfectionism: Expectations and Pride
April 12 Self-Criticism: Patience and Potential
April 19 Discouragement: Reality and Rejoicing
April 26 The Healing Practice of Taking
May 3 The Big Picture: Review Q&A

About the Class

Class begins with a guided meditation, followed by a talk (topic listed above), and ends with another guided meditation. Everyone is welcome. No previous meditation experience is necessary. Free for YMCA members; $5 for non-members.

LOCATION: YMCA of the Foothills |1930 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011



About the teacher
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Susan de la Vergne

Susan has been studying and practicing Kadampa Buddhism since 2011 and began teaching in 2014. Susan is appreciated for her stories, humor, and practical advice, helping her students put Dharma teachings into practice in their daily lives.

  • Friday
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • La Cañada
  • 1930 Foothill Blvd. Room 4, La Cañada, CA
  • $5 per class (free for YMCA members)


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