Workshops (Online)

Please note that due to health concerns, we are holding all programs online. Please register as early as possible in order to ensure that your workshop will run, as programs must meet minimum enrollment conditions. Our suggested registration deadline for workshops is one week in advance. After you enroll, a faculty member will send you the link to join online — usually this is sent about a day before the date of the workshop. 

WINTER & EARLY SPRING WORKSHOPS

January 22, 2021 (Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm, PT)
How to Meditate (MED401)
This workshop will offer instruction in traditional sitting meditation geared toward the beginner, and for anyone with a lapsed practice who wishes to establish a daily meditation practice. It will include guided mindfulness of breathing, slow, gentle Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga to balance body/mind energy, as well as chanting and walking meditation. Join us in simple, profound practices that can transform the quality of everyday life, stimulating creativity and integrating body and mind, using your own inner resources.
Instructor: Suellen Ehnebuske. Cost: $50.

Register: https://go.asapconnected.com/?org=4698#EventID=2055451 

February 26, 2021 (Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm, PT)
Making Mind the Matter (DHS407)
Working specifically with the traditional “three trainings”—ethical action, meditation, and wisdom—we gain insight into how “reality” is fabricated and the patterns of ego, personality, and identity that drive this process. Readings from Milking the Painted Cow.
Instructors: Mark Henderson and Hugh Joswick. Cost: $50, included in the Path of Liberation program. 

Register: https://go.asapconnected.com/?org=4698#EventID=2055454 

March 12 (Saturday, 1 pm – 4 pm, PT)
Joy of Being: Relaxing and Healing the Gates of the Senses (MED408)
Instructor: Abbe Blum. Cost: $50.

Register: https://go.asapconnected.com/?org=4698#EventID=2055466 

March 19 (Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm, PT)
Four Energy Centers Kum Nye (KNR204)
Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga text describes four main energy centers or chakras that act as “terminals” for energies circulating through the body; each center has unique qualities and functions on many levels. “Each center of the body is capable of vibrating with positive energy, such as kindness, love and compassion.” – Gesture of Balance. We will explore some practices that help develop and balance the flow of energy through these centers.
Instructor: Anita McNulty. Cost: $50.

Register: https://go.asapconnected.com/?org=4698#EventID=2055462 

April 2 (Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm, PT)
Filled with Devotion (DHS412)
The final chapter of the sacred text known as the Uttaratantra, titled “Benefit,” describes the immense merit for the world generated by devotion and certainty in the Dharma. Through practice and discussion, we develop an understanding of faith based on insight. Readings from Buddha Nature.
Instructors: Mark Henderson and Hugh Joswick. Cost: $50, included in the Path of Liberation program. 

Register: https://go.asapconnected.com/?org=4698#EventID=2055456