“I was looking for an interesting meditation event. I found the event arranged by Lin in Central Park. It was such a beautiful experience. I have been meditating for a few years. I thought I know a little bit about meditation, but I realized I know so very little about the different ways to meditate and experience and feel. We did some amazing practices which really made me present and allowed me to experience things in new ways. The whole program was spectacular with the unique practices combined with reading so many poems which helped evoke the experience.
After attending the Central Park meditation I saw the day hike to Lake Awosting. As someone who can get anxious, all anxiety and tension released as I walked through the beautiful surroundings guided in special ways of seeing, hearing, feeling and sensing.
Lin’s depth of experience and the way she present everything allows for very special things to happen. She brought with her another senior meditation teacher who was also amazing. Lin combines her own years of deep practice with a thoughtful and inspiring guidance. It comes across as very simple because she has gone very deep and share that experience with others.” – Jonathan P.
“I recently had the pleasure to participate in a meditative hike to Hook Mountain guided by Lin Gordon. It was my first meditative hike. Importantly, a meditative hike does not just combine hiking and meditation – instead it creates an entirely different experience altogether. At carefully chosen points, Lin also shared with us select thought provoking poems and essays, deepening our experience. Lin’s careful planning and skillful tailoring of the hike created an experience which heightened our awareness and enhanced our ability to connect with nature and each other in a meaningful way. This entire hike was a wonderful and included some insightful moments for me. I can recommend Lin Gordon and “Being In The Wild” without hesitation.” – Kerri U
“This meditation turned out to be on an unexpectedly cold day…but Lin incorporated the weather challenge well into the program for the group of about ten. Each exercise we did was well thought out, clearly presented, well guided, and beautiful. I cannot imagine a more well facilitated program, and Lin was able to work it for both experienced meditators and a few who were there for the first time.”
“Anyone practicing dharma, mindfulness and presence in any location is wonderful to share with sangha fellows. Connecting in nature is natural. Discussing and sharing is lovely. The beauty of the dharma and the sangha makes the triple gem come alive even more so out in a natural setting like the park, the ocean, the mountains, the desert, connecting with our mother earth.”
“It was lovely to be outside with two thoughtful people (Lin and Lee) guiding our experience. The hikes were not strenuous but we were not strolling either. Being at the pond, the river, woods and/or meadows made for a new appreciation of the environment around us. There were many varied elements so that if one type of experience didn’t speak to you, another did! Between moon-gazing, watching the sun rise, and having a dharma talk around the fire, it made for a truly engaging and thought-full experience with the outside.” – Feedback on a weekend retreat
“The hike and practices on Saturday was truly magical! Looking forward to doing another hike with you when I can. I’d definitely like to go on the Fall Foliage hike!”- Paul S.