- Leveraging meditation for stress and anxiety.
- The meditation family tree and how all the different types of meditation fit together and why they are almost all valid and useful practices for different people at different stages of our lives.
- A deep experiential exploration into the 5 essential ingredients that make our practice transformative. (Heat, Crucibles, Pressure, Integration and Fluidity)
- An in-depth look at the ancient teaching of The Two Truths and how it relates to family, work, meditation and well-being.
- Level 1 and 2 introduction to Buddhist perceptual theory. (Prasangika Madhyamika)
- Level 1 and 2 introduction to the traditional 9 stages of meditation.
- How the “I” exists and doesn’t exist and its importance in practice.
- Gentle accountability to becoming conscious of the areas where we are numbing and avoiding presence.
- Do-able meditation and mindfulness exercises to incorporate into daily life.
- A clear and usable understanding of the difference between mindfulness and meditation.
- The 2 levels of practice and how to balance these levels for maximum efficacy.
- The 10 supports that are essential for success in meditation and in life
March 4 – May 7 (March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 22, 29, May 7)
All Day Retreat:
March 1st – 10am – 5pm
April 5th -10am – 5pm
(Drinks and snacks provided, bring your own bag lunch)
Personal Practice Commitment:
20 – 40 mins a day 6 days a week
1 – 2 hours a week.
Celebration Brunch and Sharing at Skull Valley Lavender Farm: