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Conscious Relationships Workshop~Playshop - Living and Loving from the Heart of Our Being

  • OneCircle Center 3804 Littleton Street Silver Spring, MD, 20906 (map)

“We found this form of meditation to be both deepening and enlightening. The positive effects of pervading peace and joy could be felt within a few days. We are so honored to offer these workshops.”
~ Tania & Stream, OneCircle Center

We all want peace and harmony in our relationships, but often we find ourselves in conflict instead. Join Jeff Maurer and Julie Klopp to learn how to experience more peace with your loved ones (and yourself) this holiday season and more harmonious relationships with family, friends and coworkers anytime of the year.

Join us for an afternoon workshop~playshop where we will meditate, explore and play. This workshop, and the one on Saturday the 17th, will cover :

Effortless Meditation & Beyond:  Learn how to use EM&B meditation to rest in and as This loving Awareness that you really Are and be This Space even in challenging interactions. There is no breathwork, no mantra, no visualizations – just a deeper and deeper surrendering into What you really Are as This Spacious Awareness.

Exploring your own triggers:  Learn how to consciously be the Space that holds the stories and emotions that cause you to unconsciously react to what others say and do, while fully meeting and releasing them. 

Listening compassionately:  Learn how to express your own feelings and listen to others without casting blame.

To quote Ram Dass: "If you think you are enlightened, go and spend a week with your family."  Relationship challenges can arise especially strongly around the holidays when we visit our families and find old patterns of conditioning showing up.  

Both Awakening to What we really Are and dealing directly with difficult emotions and personal issues can have very practical implications with regard to finding more peace, freedom and love in challenging relationships.

When we fully meet the emotions that get triggered by others, then these emotions have an opportunity to get released and what is discovered underneath is This Spacious Awareness... 

From this Place, we can find that the time spent with a challenging or antagonistic family member is much better than previous times. And so there is the opportunity for greater harmony and even love...

$25 for the afternoon/$45 for both days



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Here are some testimonials from a previous EM&B Workshop~Playshop:

  • "This was a great workshop of heartfelt meditation, open heart sharing … warm hugs, and OM chanting that provided a beautiful experience of Oneness. Thank you Jeff and Julie for your dedication." ~ Rani 

  • "Thank you for the openness and gentle presence of the workshop, which allowed one to go effortlessly into meditation." ~ Mandara

  • "Thank you. So grateful to know you… Spending time with you is one of few things I enjoy more than nothing." ~ Peter

  • "The meditation was deepening, the sangha was focused, the sharing was engaging, in a word, the session was great! Thank you." ~ Kathy


This workshop~playshop with Jeff Maurer, Julie Klopp and May All Beings Awaken LLC is not intended in any way to be a replacement for, or a substitute to, qualified medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or as a replacement for, or a substitute to, any other recovery program.

This workshop~playshop is not a replacement for, or a substitute to, psychological advice, diagnosis or treatment, or therapy from a licensed medical professional. Jeff Maurer and Julie Klopp are not physicians or health care professionals and cannot and will not diagnose any disorder, condition or illness and does not profess to treat or cure any disorder, condition or illness.

I understand that strong emotional experiences may show up during this workshop~playshop and I may be processing personal experiences in the presence of others.

I understand that I am solely and exclusively responsible for my own health and well-being and I voluntarily choose to participate, fully aware of the possibility of emotional or mental discomfort. I understand that if I have a previously diagnosed psychological issue, treatment or disorder, I have a responsibility to inform Jeff Maurer and/or Julie Klopp prior to participating in this workshop~playshop.

I know, understand and consent to the fact that I may discontinue my participation in the workshop~playshop at any time and that it is fully my own, exclusive responsibility to know when the discontinuing is in my best interests.

I understand that this EM&B workshop~playshop is Sacred Space and that, in addition to my own experiences, I may also be a witness to the personal and emotional processing of others. I understand that what happens in this workshop stays in this workshop and I will not share with anyone outside of the group, unless I am speaking about my own personal experiences. I also understand that Jeff Maurer and Julie Klopp are the facilitators and I will not interfere while he or she is working with others.

I hereby release Jeff Maurer, Julie Klopp and May All Beings Awaken LLC from any and all liability, including expenses, injury, loss, or death related to or arising out of my participation in this group workshop~playshop. I also understand that Jeff Maurer and Julie Klopp cannot guarantee a specific outcome from this workshop~playshop.

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