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May 2018

INTRODUCTION TO SOMATIC MEDITATION

May 19 - May 20
London – Kagyu Samye Dzong Buddhist Centre, 15 Spa Rd
London, SE16 3SA United Kingdom
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£60 - £100 25 tickets left
somatic-meditation

In this weekend, Alistair is teaching the foundational practices of somatic or body-based meditation which gives us tools to release tension and learn to trust the inner wisdom of our bodies. Modern life and psychological stress leaves our corporeal selves locked in near-constant patterns of holding, contraction and defence. And tackling this with the thinking mind, scrunches things further. Drawing on his experience as a therapist, long-term meditator and student of the work of Reggie Ray, Alistair welcomes meditators of…

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August 2018

WORKING WITH EMOTIONS IN MEDITATION

August 24 - August 25
London – Kagyu Samye Dzong Buddhist Centre, 15 Spa Rd
London, SE16 3SA United Kingdom
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£60 - £100 35 tickets left

Drawing on his experience as a long-term practitioner, therapist and Buddhist, Alistair Appleton is leading a 2-day workshop for those interested in working more skilfully with their emotions. Many of us have the tendency to pathologise what we feel and beat ourselves up for the negative emotions that can spring up from nowhere. Working with the body as the safe container for our practice, Alistair is looking at ways of cultivating a more curious, compassionate and embodied dance with the…

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October 2018

THE TOPSY-TURVEY LOGIC OF TONGLEN

October 27 - October 28
London – Kagyu Samye Dzong Buddhist Centre, 15 Spa Rd
London, SE16 3SA United Kingdom
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£60 - £100 35 tickets left

In this 2-day workshops, Alistair Appleton leads us through a very embodied engagement with this classic Buddhist practice. Most of us live by grabbing hold of what we want and pushing away the nasty bits of life, but tonglen turns this completely on its head: what happens if we welcome the negative and give away the good? Crazy as it sounds, practicing this from a strongly embodied and open-hearted place leads to long-lasting shifts in our experience of the world.…

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