Devotion 2: Kung-Fu Self-Hugging

TEACHER: Jeff and Scott THEME: Devotion 2: Kung-Fu Self-Hugging or Loving the Entire Vibrating Body Backwards in Stillness and in Motion MEDITATION: I Love the Feeling of Having a Body GROUP PRACTICE: Yoga Magic OG’s Scott Davis will work his yoga magic as we move very slowly and deliberately into accessible and archetypally-charged postures, feeling the wonder and grace of each pose. Man … Continue reading “Devotion 2: Kung-Fu Self-Hugging”

Grrr…. Couple Battle! How to Not Scupper Your Every Kind of Relationship

TEACHER: Jeff Warren and Degan THEME: Grrr…. Couple Battle! How to Not Scupper Your Every Kind of Relationship; MEDITATION: Down and Dirty with the Emotional Body, Part Deux; GROUP PRACTICE: In relationship, there are folks who do the walking Sometimes, walking right over you. And there are folks who do the door matting – sometimes, door matting right under you! And then there are folks … Continue reading “Grrr…. Couple Battle! How to Not Scupper Your Every Kind of Relationship”

My Emotional Body Wants to Run Away and/or Punch you in the Face!

TEACHERS: Jeff Warren and Degan THEME: My Emotional Body Wants to Run Away and/or Punch you in the Face! MEDITATION: Down and Dirty with the Emotional Body, Part Un; GROUP PRACTICE: Exploring the Assertiveness Continuum A big line crosses the room – at one end, passiveness, at the other, aggressiveness. Somewhere in the middle (or maybe it’s orthogonal) is healthy assertiveness. Using various playful social … Continue reading “My Emotional Body Wants to Run Away and/or Punch you in the Face!”

Boundaries

TEACHER: Jeff Warren THEME: Boundaries MEDITATION: Boundary self-space yo-yo machinery GROUP PRACTICE: Yes it’s true – your boundaries are dysfunctional. Too rigid. Too porous. Too superball springy, so that huggers bounce off you and end up hugging the random person behind them. Or maybe your boundaries are super healthy, in which case you can show me what that looks like, cause I have … Continue reading “Boundaries”

Sensory Experience Part Deux: Flow

TEACHER: Jeff Warren THEME: Ok things are getting a big bubbly and vibratory, wow dude you were right; MEDITATION: Sensory Experience Part Deux: Flow; GROUP PRACTICE: But can I flow in a group With other people looking at my crooked teeth? This one will be a walking practice – a group moon-walking practice. For reals. How smooth can you … Continue reading “Sensory Experience Part Deux: Flow”

Sensory Experience 1: Solid and Liquid

TEACHER: Jeff Warren THEME: I am hard MEDITATION: Sensory Experience 1: Solid and Liquid; GROUP PRACTICE: Tough gal / guy tickle fight. Words tickling via a conversation about your STUPID LIFE STRATEGIES. Strategy will battle strategy for cage match domination, and guess what? Softness and love wins. Haha.

The Way of Surrender

TEACHER: Jeff Warren THEME: The Way of Surrender MEDITATION: Just Sitting GROUP PRACTICE:  I Give Up – and Look How Much that Made me Love You! Fitting to end with Zen – Soto Zen, sotto voce, a soft surrender. Dogen called it “practice enlightenment.” Forget getting anywhere – where could you go? You’re already here. In a … Continue reading “The Way of Surrender”

The Way of Emptiness

TEACHER: Jeff Warren THEME: The Way of Emptiness MEDITATION: Opening Up to the Possibility of An Infinite Object GROUP PRACTICE:  TBD. Back to Buddhism now, to what many snobs consider the pinnacle of Buddhist practice: Mahamudra, the “Great Seal” of the mountain-hopping Tibetan lamas, pointing their fingers to the sky as they zoom around on flying carpets fighting … Continue reading “The Way of Emptiness”