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Thursday
03
MAY

SomaticZen 6 Day Intensive

18:00
13:00
Red Beard Bodywork
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SomaticZen is a 6-day Zen intensive designed to explore, deepen, and broaden our embodiment of seated meditation (zazen). In between periods of zazen, we will use traditional Chozen-ji embodiment practices like tai chi and vocal resonance along with contemporary somatic and embodiment techniques such as TRE (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises), Yin Yoga, and awareness-through-movement practices as means to go deeper into our sitting. The program will follow a rigorous Zen intensive format with little extra sleep, talking, or downtime.

Open to intermediate level Zen or equivalent sitting style practitioners. Admission to the program begins with a short phone or Skype consultation with Alex to determine that the program is a good fit for the applicant. Martial arts gi or loose yoga clothes required.

$200 suggested donation to cover lodging and food.

For more information and to register, contact Alex Greene at alex@redbeardbodywork.com.

*This program counts towards Zen Leadership Certification.
http://institutezenleadership.org/portfolio/certification-pathway