Ehipassiko — Come and See for Yourself
Back to the Body with Love
July 9, 16,23, 30; August 6
July 9, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday Mornings @ the Center
Mindfulness of the Body is the key to liberation but only if it is infused with kindness and compassion. In these sessions we will explore the first Satipattana (Field of Mindfulness) in all of its dimensions. Exploring how kindness can melt resistance to reveal the freedom and calm that is the natural state.
Registration fee does not include teacher support/dana.
Teacher support: Suggested starting donation is $15 per session but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. All donations go to support the teacher(s).
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Jon Aaron has been a teacher at New York insight since 2006. His principal dharma teacher has been Matthew Flickstein of The Forest Way. He trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and is a certified teacher through the CFM. He has taught over 50 cycles of the seminal curriculum as well as numerous courses for alumni of the program. He completed the Integrated Study and Practice Program at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and the Foundations in Buddhist Contemplative Care at the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care. He is the co-guiding teacher of the Makom Meditation Havurah program at the Jewish Community Center. He is a certified Somatic Experience Practitionertm and has most recently completed the teacher training in Mindfulness for Pain offered by Breathworks in England.