Program Details

The Body and Meditation


with Charity Martin
April 27 / 10:00 AM - April 27 / 5:00 PM

Sensing, Feeling, Being: Discovering Our True Wealth

Through the felt sense of our bodies, we can be open and sympathetic to our experience.

In this experiential workshop, we will practice listening to our bodies and paying close attention to physical sensation. We will cultivate a deep embodied presence through inner awareness, bringing us to a surprisingly grounded and centered meditation practice, one that feels more supportive, relaxed and friendly.  


As we stay present to our felt or lived experience, we gain new tools and resources to work with our obstacles: the disconnection from ourselves that becomes the source of anxiety, physical and emotional pain, discursive mind, and chronic tension. We develop the capacity to be more self-loving and self-connected.

Our goals are a settled mind and a full, open connection to our inherent richness of experience.


This workshop is great for meditators and for anyone wanting
more access to their bodies, hearts, and resources.


 


Charity Martin


For 20 years Charity Martin has been teaching Bodywork and Somatic Therapy to individuals and groups: through her private practice in Rosen Method Bodywork and Somatic Experiencing Trauma Resolution in San Francisco. She has been a student in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage for 25 years and a teacher of Shambhala Training since 2001. She has been a student of—and Bay Area personal secretary to—Pema Chodron for 20 years, and has also worked closely with John Welwood in his psycho/spiritual groups. A knowledgeable and supportive teacher, Charity’s wide experience informs her passion to help people find openness, workability, and trust in their own lived experience.


Price
$65.00 members
$75.00 non-members
limited discounts available


Registration
Please pre-register online to help us plan for the class.


Contact or Questions
Charity charity@sfshambhala.org

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