This is event is strictly business intended for professionals to expand their business, social or enterprise contacts.~~Do you screen the attendees? We do however - greatly value the input and feedback we hear from participants about each other. You can email [email protected] for information as to the process of being added to the wait list. Published start times can be found in the event description.A ‘Connect-Card’ match means you checked each other on your 'Connect-Card'.
Rotate from business professional to business professional in a comfortable and inviting setting - just your speed. Some companies tout that they partner with many organizations including Craigslist offerings and 'Meet-Up' groups for their events. Do you offer booths to promote a product or business? While we understand many companies like to offer such sales offerings at their networking events - we prefer to keep the evening about making great business and social connections rather than being sold on products or offerings.~~What is a Speed SF Networking ‘Connect-Card’ match?
You will be sent a confirmation from us and your name will be noted on our Guest List. If we meet a participant or learn from fellow participants - that one is not someone that others or ourselves would enjoy meeting - we will respectfully decline current and/or future participation. We think 'Meet-Up' is a lovely free service that gives those of similar interests the opportunity to connect. Also, it is a good idea to keep checking back on our website as sometimes reservations become available at the last minute. Please try to avoid doing anything unsafe in your attempt to arrive to the event on time - we do like to wait for all participants to arrive.
“That’s created an atmosphere where people are more thirsty for real connection, and I think that’s all mindfulness really is.” I arrived at the Institute’s August tantric speed dating event in yoga pants and a tank top (fitting, I assumed, given the setting) — but many of the other participants wore dating-formal attire.
As I stared at the room full of women in dresses and men in slacks, I realized this wasn’t going to be the group-meditation session I was expecting.
If only I could find the right meditation app to download on my phone …
A structured and casually sophisticated offering which allows you to connect to all the participants - five to six minutes at a time. Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, legal or medical professional, in the finance, real estate or entertainment industry - our attendees cover a wide range of professionals at the top or on the ladder of success in their particular industry or profession. Simply select the EVENT SCHEDULE tab on the homepage for a listing of our events. We do question businesses that promote their events through "Meet-Up" groups - only to redirect you to their own website. This may cause an event to start late but we feel a perfect opportunity to have a lovely refreshment, settle in and mingle should you wish.But then the activities started to get more intense.One man and I had to place our right hands on each others hearts, and he graciously did his best to avoid touching my boob.The evening, which took place in a big space at the yoga studio, had a distinctly New Age vibe.The corners of the room were lined with tea lights, and in the middle of the room was a large patchwork quilt.On a recent Wednesday night at a yoga studio in midtown Manhattan, a bearded man approached me and whispered in my ear, “I apologize for all the hurt my brothers have caused you.” He held me close for a few seconds and rubbed my back as we inhaled deeply together.