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"If you ever wonder what's the big deal about mindfulness, you might remember this...Mindfulness (or vipassana meditation) is the technology for shifting from being ensnarled in suffering to being curious about it."  ~ Ruth King

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation  

Mondays 12:30-2:00pm

5 Weeks:  Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 and Feb. 5, 2024

Middleton Senior Center (7448 Hubbard Ave)

Learning to live with awareness and acceptance of what is happening around and within us can free us from unnecessary worry, anxiety, and stress which adversely affects our mental and physical health. Mindfulness meditation gives us tools for living life with purpose and joy.

Meeting weekly for 90 minutes in a small group, we will explore the foundations and benefits of mindfulness meditation, focusing on learning through experience and self-reflection.  Students will be provided with an electronic workbook to print and will be encouraged to practice various forms of mindfulness at home between sessions. 


No experience is necessary, but a curious mindset is key!

Fee: $109

Register through Middleton Recreation Dept.

Register early - class size will be limited.  

Questions? Contact Sandy at 

Cross Plains Area
Mindfulness Meditation Group


All are welcome to join this new learning community focused on exploring mindfulness meditation practices to cultivate compassion and mutual understanding while enriching our personal faith journeys. No experience necessary. Bring a chair or mat.


Meeting monthly on the 3rd Monday of the month, 6:30-7:45pm on a drop-in basis. St. Martin's Lutheran Church, 2427 Church St, Cross Plains, WI, or at designated site during the summer.

November 20th- Mindful Eating

December 18 -  Embracing the Reveal the Light


Contact Sandy at 

Come as you are. 

Come when you are able.

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Try some 'Sparkle and Shine' Qigong!
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Video Recordings Available

For those seeking some guidance and review for their personal, at-home practice, I have created some video recordings:

  • Gratitude Practice (Qigong and Meditation) November 2020

  • Bird Qigong Frolics and Crane Form

  • Tiger and Bear Qigong Frolics

  • Deer and Monkey Qigong Frolics

  • Tai Chi Easy Form

  • Monday Morning Qigong November 2021

Note:  These are not professional recordings, but merely my humble attempt to provide you with some useful resources for your personal use. Email me if you wish to receive all or any of these recordings.


Suggested minimum donation is $10 each, or your choice of 3 for $25.

Payment Options:


Or mail your check to:

Sandy Salvo :: 7521 Oak Circle Dr, Middleton, Wisconsin, 53562

Ongoing Qigong Classes


Mondays, 9-9:45 AM Central Time

​No experience necessary.  All ability levels welcome.

              Your first class is a FREE trial!

No Class Sept 18 & 25, Oct 23.


Click Here for Monday 9am Qigong w Sandy  



Qigong :: At the Lake 

     Wednesdays, 8:30-9:15 AM

        Marshall Park Boathouse, weather permitting

        No class Sept 13, 20 and Oct 25.


Fees and Registration

One-time drop in:  $12/class

Class-Pass Bundle of 6:  $54 ($9/class)

Class-Pass Bundle of 10:  $80 ($8/class)

Class-Pass Bundle of 15:  $102 (6.80/class)


*These rates apply to weekly online Zoom classes (Mondays, 9am) and weekly outdoor classes April-November (Wednesdays, 8:30am).  Feel free to mix ‘n match as your schedule allows. 

I am committed to offering access to the healing power of Qigong to all who seek to practice with us. Please don’t let financial hardship get in the way of your health. Simply email me.

To Register:

Email me and simply indicate your interests.

Payment Options:


Bring your check to the lake or mail it to:

Sandy Salvo :: 7521 Oak Circle Dr, Middleton, Wisconsin, 53562



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Check with me for event details and upcoming retreats, as some are open to the public and others are private or connected to a specific community group or faith community.

To book a workshop or retreat, please email to get the conversation started.

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Journey of Facilitation and Collaboration

October 23-27, 2023
For details about this 5-day leadership experience, 2-day course, or to register, please go to
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Whether you are navigating a new job, a changing family or life situation, a loss, or a health challenge, you are going through a transition, and it is worth paying attention to what is unfolding next for and through you.


During this in-person retreat, we will explore transitions by using art, gentle movement, intuitive writing, conversation and more at St. Anthony's Spirituality Center near Wausau, Wisconsin.


Save the Date:

Transitions and New Beginnings Retreat

April 5-7, 2024


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