Author: Lin Wang Gordon

Sun. 11/28/2021: Thanksgiving Weekend Hike to Hook Mountain, Rockland Lake State Park (on the Long Path)

“In every walk in Nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir, naturalist Enjoy a fall day in the peaceful beauty of the Hudson Valley with a guided, meditative hike to connect with nature and ourselves. This hike takes the scenic route along the Long Path—into the Rockland Lake State Park and up Hook Mountain. Enjoy expansive vistas only 1.5 hours outside of the city, and an extraordinary space designated by the New York Audubon Society as an Important Bird Area. Much of the hike will be observed in silence but we will integrate meditation practices throughout the day — allowing our senses to come alive and our sense of separateness fall away. Turning our attention inward allows us to become receptive to both of our outer and inner experiences. The dynamic outdoor conditions will be a perfect container for mindfulness practices. The hike will be approximately from 10am – 3pm. When: 9:45am-3pm, Sunday, November 28, 2021 Who: Lin Wang Gordon Where: Rockland Lake State Park, South Entrance on Route 9W and Lake Road, Valley …

Sat. 9/25/2021: Tending Grief in Nature – Jamaica Bay Wild Life Preserve

Grief, if not attended, could often hold us hostage to life’s uncertainty and losses.  How do we open our heart and continue to let our life energy flow while facing and tending our grief intimately?  How do we establish a sense of connection with our loved ones when their bodies are no longer here? We will spend this day  outdoors to meditate, to free write, to experiment the elements, to share dreams…

5/22/2021: Awake in the Wild: Daily Nature Meditation Series

Building Momentum through Daily Practice An Online Practice Community My teacher Mark Coleman and my colleagues who graduated from Mark’s Awake in the Wild Nature Meditation Teacher training are offering a daily nature meditation series. Mark will be teaching Mondays through Fridays, and my colleagues will be teaching on weekends. Join our Awake in the Wild community to start your day with mindful awareness. These 45-minutes online daily meditations will be a support for all who like to be in nature and feel the support of meditation in community with the support of the natural world. I will be teaching on 5/22 at 10:30am EST. Find out about the schedule and more. Register through AwakeintheWild.com. Photo by: Jordan Wozniak Recordings: 1/23/2021: Amanda Gorman’s Poems and Faith 11/6/2020 Belonging to a Larger Presence