Meditation: Tools for Living
with Shastri Bill Brauer and Ella Reznikova
Learn mindfulness meditation, a simple technique for training the mind's alertness and presence to bring flexibility and poise into daily life situations in the home or workplace. Whether dealing with distractedness, emotions, busyness, information overload, or other stressful situations, mindfulness allows us to appreciate the challenges of life and respond with confidence.
In this interactive workshop you will learn to:
- Practice mindfulness meditation
- Communicate mindfully with others
- Work through fear and emotions to respond with kindness and fearlessness
- Open to creative solutions
The program will begin at 10:30am and end at 4:30pm.
Karmê Chöling offers 2 price options for this program.
Please choose the option that works best for you.
Full Program Fee: $50
This price covers Karmê Chöling's actual operational cost for the program. By choosing to pay this price, you extend your generosity to Karmê Chöling and the other participants. Thanks to you, we can make more scholarships available and continue to enrich Karmê Chöling.
Discounted Program Fee: $40
This price reflects Karmê Chöling's commitment to keeping programs affordable. The operational costs for this program not covered by program fees come from donations.
Price includes meals but not accommodations.
It is traditional for students to offer a monetary gift to the teacher in appreciation for receiving the teachings, and in recognition of the years of training and understanding the teacher has cultivated. There will be an opportunity to offer a teaching gift at the program.
Online registration is not currently open.
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About Shastri Bill Brauer
Shastri Bill Brauer has been a member of the Shambhala community for 40 years, and was once the Executive Director of Karmê Chöling. He currently is a consultant for large corporations on leadership training, succession planning, and developmental feedback programs throughout North America. In 2010, Shastri Brauer was empowered as a Shastri by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. He has fulfilled this role by leading Way of Shambhala classes, Dathuns, Meditation Instructor Training, and Shambhala Training Levels throughout North America and Eastern Europe, and most recently Russia.
About Ella Reznikova
Ella Reznikova is currently on the staff at Karme Choling and is a Vajrayna student in the Shambhala lineage. She is a member of Shambhala Europes Eastern Europe Mentor Team and teaches and trains in Ukraine where she was born.