Open Way Sanghas

Our sanghas are rooted in the mindfulness tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh and consist of Open Way & Be Here Now in Missoula, Flowing Mountains in Helena, Open Sky in Kalispell, and the TNH Group in Bozeman.

     

Mindfulness Center

The Open Way Mindfulness Center in Missoula, MT is home to Open Way & Be Here Now Sanghas and also hosts many other community classes and events, see our calendar for more info.

               Open Way Mindfulness Center - 702 Brooks Missoula, Montana - 406-549-9005 

                                                         openwaysangha@gmail.com

                         Interested in renting the Open Way Mindfulness Center? Please email us!

Mindful Community Conversations

Open Way Mindfulness Center Presents

 

Mindful Community

 

Conversations

 

All evenings are free and open to attend

 

Location: Open Way Mindfulness Center, 702 Brooks

Format: Sitting meditation (10 minutes), Speaker (30 minutes), Open sharing/questions

 

Moving Beyond Sexual Abuse

Thursday September 7th, 7:30-9:00pm

Speaker: Drew Holman

Drew will be sharing his personal story of navigating the difficult road that followed after being sexually abused at the age of 6. In sharing this story, Drew hopes to offer support to those that may be in the earlier stages of healing from similar experiences.

 

 

Anorexia & Bulimia

Thursday October 5th, 7:30-9:00pm

Speaker: Amy K.

Amy has been a Be Here Now sangha member for nearly 10 years. The practice of mindfulness is something she tries to bring into every aspect of her life. Struggling with anorexia and bulimia for over 30 years, she has found relief from the addictive behaviors for two years. Amy will share with you from her own personal experience how the practice of mindfulness has been a foundation for helping her remain sober with food, body

weight and shape.

 

 

Self-Harming

Thursday November 9th, 7:30-9:00pm

Speaker: Linds Sanders

 Linds is a facilitator at Be Here Now and known for asking community members the highlight of their day. For years Linds relied on self-harm as a coping strategy to gain control in turbulent moments. By sharing her story, she hopes to clarify myths and misconceptions about those who self-harm, while offering an alternative to processing difficult feelings - an alternative that is rewarding, healthy, and life changing. 

 

Grief and Loss

Thursday December 7th, 7:30-9:00pm

Speaker: Greg Grallo

Greg was ordained into the Order of Interbeing in 2005 and completed the Upaya Chaplaincy Program in 2011. He has been working with Hospice of Missoula as a chaplain since 2010, serving as a Spiritual Care Chaplain since 2010, and has been a chaplain at St. Pats since November of 2016. Greg will speak about grief andloss through the lens of mindfulness practice and spirituality.