Now Online: Resting into the Body of Awareness

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Now Online: Resting into the Body of Awareness
 
with Jill Satterfield
 
Sunday, June 14th, 2020 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET
 

 
With current unknowns and everyday life simultaneously surreal and familiar, it can be challenging to find the ground beneath our feet or know where to rest our minds.

Many ‘think’ that consciousness resides above the neck, but the body is an incredible source of awareness with consciousness residing in every cell. In the Anguttara Nikaya the Buddha shares with his Sangha, “There is one thing that cultivated and regularly practiced leads to a deep sense of urgency … to the supreme peace … to happiness here and now … It is mindfulness of the body.” Tapping into the somatic, felt sense of the body can ease us back and down towards the earth, into a natural emergence of kindness and intelligence, with deeper ease and relaxed open attention.

Through meditation, breath practices and a restorative posture to calm the central nervous system, we’ll explore somatically, compassionately and tenderly. Together, we’ll rejuvenate and resource the body of awareness to navigate our own ways home.

All levels of practice are welcome.

Registration:

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Registration Fees include Teacher Support

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Teacher(s)

Jill Satterfield

Jill is an international embodied mindfulness and meditation teacher. Her teachings integrate mindfulness, somatic therapy and contemplative psychology. She is a founding member of Spirit Rock’s Mindful Yoga and Meditation Teacher Training and teaches programs at Spirit Rock regularly. She developed Applied Embodied Mindfulness for UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center trainings. Jill is also a guest teacher and mentor for Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach’s Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training, and is a graduate of Sati Center’s Buddhist Chaplaincy Training. She has been featured in many publications including the NY Times, Tricycle and Shambhala Sun. www.jillsatterfield.org

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