Ehipassiko — Come and See for Yourself
Dharma Foundations: Four Noble Truths
Bart van Melik
Mondays: September 9, 23, 30; October 14 // For registration, please go to the first date of this course
September 23, 2013
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
What is the core teaching of the Buddha? His answer was simple and profound: “I teach about stress and the end of stress." In this course we will practice and study how we can clearly see our stressful reactions to life and how we can learn to respond to life with more freedom and ease.
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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Bart van Melik
Bart van Melik has been teaching personal meditation and Insight Dialogue since 2009, with a specific focus on working with diverse populations. He is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leader Program at Spirit Rock and is currently in the Spirit Rock/IMS teacher training program; his mentors are Joseph Goldstein, Carol Wilson, Gregory Kramer and his son Lou. Bart also teaches through the Metta Foundation and is a senior teacher at the Lineage Project. He also teaches meditation and yoga at a VA hospital, juvenile detention center, homeless shelters, and Public Schools in NYC. Bart holds an MA in Psychology of Culture and Religion from the Nijmegen University in The Netherlands. His passion is supporting people to discover how they can find new ways to relate to the stress created by our life circumstances.