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Identity, Mindfulness and Loving Presence: An Introduction to the Hakomi Method

  • 16 May 2020
  • 17 May 2020
  • Grand Rapids, MI

Identity, Mindfulness and Loving Presence: An Introduction to the Hakomi Method

SHORT SUMMARY: Our core identities—race, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability—and our relationship to them have been shaped by biology, family, culture, and societal or systemic norms. In turn, our experiences with our identities shape our bodies, emotions, thoughts, and deeply held core beliefs about ourselves, others, and the world at large.

Presented by: Lorena Monda, DOM, LPC, Certified Hakomi Trainer and Therapist

Day 1 Event Date: May 16, 2020

Day 2 Event Date: May 17, 2020

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

Our core identities—race, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability—and our relationship to them have been shaped by biology, family, culture, and societal or systemic norms. In turn, our experiences with our identities shape our bodies, emotions, thoughts, and deeply held core beliefs about ourselves, others, and the world at large.

In this experiential workshop we will use mindfulness to bring awareness to our core identities, the experiences that have shaped them, and possibilities for healing and transformation.

We will learn about and cultivate the practice of Loving Presence, in order to hold our own and each other’s experiences with reverence, openness, and love.

This workshop is dedicated to the development of allies and resources on the path to personal and collective liberation.

All identities are welcome

About the sliding scale pricing:

As much as possible, we want this workshop to be financially accessible for all. Please choose the place on the sliding scale that feels generous but not burdensome to you based on your situation and identities. Consider paying the $300 rate if you own your own home, travel recreationally and/or have access to financial support from family. Consider paying the $200 rate if you have significant debt, have medical expenses not covered by insurance, and/or receive public assistance. The $250 rate is the actual cost of the workshop. For questions about this, please contact Rachael.

Presenter Bio: Lorena Monda, M.S., D.O.M., L.P.C.C., has been a practicing psychotherapist since 1977. She is also a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and a member of Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh’s core community, the Order of Interbeing. In addition to teaching Hakomi, Lorena is on the faculty of the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin, Texas where she teaches courses in clinical communication integrating Hakomi skills. She is also a certified teacher of Sheng Zhen Qigong. Lorena is co-editor of the book Hakomi Mindfulness-Centered Somatic Psychotherapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice, author of the book The Practice of Wholeness: Spiritual Transformation in Everyday Life and coeditor of the book I Have Arrived, I Am Home: Celebrating 20 years of Plum Village Life. She lives and practices in Placitas, New Mexico and teaches Hakomi in the U.S. and Japan.

EVENT LOCATION:

Gilda’s Club

1806 Bridge Street NW,

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

COST: $200

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: To be fully registered you have to make a payment. You may not be prompted to do so. Please go to the “cart” in the upper right corner and pay there. Let me know if you have any problems. If you don’t make a payment I do not get notified of the registration and don’t know you tried to register.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.amidwifeforcollectiveliberation.com/onlineregistrationandpayments/gtguolk7mzp7w4gbzk3k4q4qc1xkwe

CEU INFORMATION: 12 CE hrs. for social workers, psychologists, professional counselors and MFTs. Visit https://www.commonwealthseminars.com/seminar-ce-credit.html

Member Name: Laurie Adato

Organization Name: Hakomi Institute

Email: hakomi.office@gmail.com

Phone Number: (303) 499-6699

Organization Website: https://hakomiinstitute.com/


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