Event Series Death Doula Days

Death Doula Days

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

No one likes to talk about dying, right? We do! Bring your curiosity, your courage, and a sense of humor as we sit around the table at the gatehouse (almost) every Saturday in 2023 to explore our worries and wonderment about mortality. Join our new death doula in residence for a weekly series of conversations [...]

Plot Twist: Yoga in the Cemetery

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

Join the teachers of St. Mark's Yoga Center for Plot Twist: Yoga at the Cemetery. This Vinyasa yoga class will be accessible to yogis of all levels! We will move through postures, coordinated with and guided by deliberate breath. The Vinyasa practice is a moving meditation that helps create strength, freedom and fluidity in the body [...]

Only at Congressional Guided Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery! Over 65,000 people are interred at Congressional Cemetery, ranging from 1807 all the way until the present day. Their story is our story and many of them lived noteworthy and extraordinary lives. Come and learn from one of our expert docents who will share the stories [...]

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Cemetery Speaker Series: Capitol Police

On January 6, 2021 the United States Capitol was assaulted by a group of protesters, many of whom intended to disrupt the certification of the 2020 Presidential Election results. Vivid images from that day showed outnumbered United States Capitol Police Officers attempting to protect Congress members from harm. The events of January 6 illustrates the [...]

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