Discovering Our True Wealth

with Charity Martin

March 6th—April 24th

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  • $320 Program Price

A Eight Week Somatic Group To Cultivate Our Capacity For
Embodiment and Self-Connection

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

In this eight-week, experiential group, we will explore how the felt or lived experience of the body allows us to open to our natural sense of ease, grounding, and belonging-so essential to meditation practice and to the discovery of our essential nature.
We will practice listening to our bodies and  paying close attention to physical sensation, cultivating a deep embodied presence. This gives us tools to work with our obstacles and disconnection by bringing us to a more accepting, loving, and trusting sense of ourselves. 
Over time, this integrative work leads us to a sacred presence within, helping us cultivate kindness and gentleness, showing us we can meet all of our experience, pleasurable and painful, with openness, presence, and curiosity.
This group will include embodied meditation practice and instruction.
Good for new or experienced meditators, and anyone wanting more access to their bodies and hearts

Charity MartinCharity Martin has been teaching bodywork and somatic therapeutic work, to individuals and groups, through her private practice in Rosen Method Bodywork and Somatic Experiencing Trauma Resolution, for over 20 years. She has been a student and teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage for 25 years. Charity has been a student and Bay Area secretary to Pema Chodron for 20 years and has also worked closely with John Welwood in his psycho/spiritual groups. All these influences inform her passion to help people find openness, workability, and trust in their own lived experience.

$320.00  Commitment to attend all or most sessions requested

For questions, financial arrangements, or to register, please contact Charity at: kikisoso [at] gmail [dot] com






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