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Lakewood Experience Series

Processing Grief – A Sound Meditation

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lakewood Chapel
$10 in advance / $15 at the door
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Grief can be one of the most potent and clarifying emotions we can experience. It has the ability to cut through all the noise and distraction and bring us right into the central core of our humanity. In this session, we will facilitate a meditative experience that can connect you with the emotions that may be just under the surface. We’ll explain how to engage in a practice of active listening and start working with these emotions as a tool for remaining clear and present. We will begin by walking through some breathwork designed to release tension, then from a relaxed and open state we will use a variety of overtone producing instruments as a backdrop for a contemplative journey to the heart of your human experience. The rich sounds of the instruments will bring you into the present moment. Give yourself permission to connect with the sounds and vibrations of the instruments through a process of judicious listening and receptivity. Lean into your grief, joy, vulnerability, compassion and strength.

What to Bring

  • (optional) A blanket, pillow, or mat – please note all seating is in pews, but many guests like to lay down in the pews, or find them more comfortable with a blanket or pillow
  • (optional) Water bottle – no other food or beverage is allowed in the chapel

About your guides

Thomasina and Bob Fisk (Waking Nomad) are mind body facilitators with backgrounds in personal development, meditation, yoga, breathwork, music and mental wellness. They have been called to the power of sound through firsthand experience and training, both with the instruments and philosophies of this ancient and evolving wellness modality. We look forward to practicing with you!

The Historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel

This event will take place in the beautiful Lakewood Memorial Chapel. This historic chapel provides a peaceful and reverent setting for this healing experience.

Signs will be posted directing you to the event location or click here for GPS navigation through Google Maps.

Parking

Parking is available on any of the roads inside Lakewood’s gates unless otherwise noted with a no parking sign. Handicap parking will be available near the chapel entrance. Lakewood does not have an onsite parking lot – it is street parking only. This means you may have to park a short distance away and walk. We strongly encourage carpooling and taking public transportation.

Bussing 

There is a bus that stops right outside of Lakewood’s gates.

Biking

There is a nice ride station available on 34th/Hennepin, and 36th/Bryant. Lakewood only has one small bike rack near the main front gates.

Covid Safety Protocols

At this time we do not have any covid policies in place for this event. Guests are welcome to wear masks and distance from other guests if that is more comfortable. Should this policy change, all attendees will be notified through the email provided.

Accessibility Notice

Due to the historic nature of this venue, there are limited accessibility accommodations that can be made. Accessibility notices are below:

  • Handicap accessible parking will be available near the entrance of the chapel.
  • A ramp is available leading into the chapel.
  • All seating is in fixed pews. Additional folding chairs can be added if needed as well.
  • A handicap accessible restroom is only available in the lower level of the building and does require special access from staff through the exterior of the building.
  • Two single stall restrooms are available on the main level but cannot accommodate a wheelchair.

If you have any questions about accommodations or accessibility needs please contact us at 612-540-5165 or events@lakewoodcemetery.org

Tickets at the Door

If an event is not sold out, tickets may be available at the door. At this time we only accept cash or check at the door.

Refunds

Full refunds can be issued up to 24 hours before the event starts. You can either request a refund through Eventbrite or email events@lakewoodcemetery.org.

Questions?

Call the Lakewood events line at 612-540-5165 or email to events@lakewoodcemetery.org

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