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2013-03-10 Morning Instructions 50:29
  Christina Feldman
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Women in Meditation: Insight Meditation Retreat

2013-03-10 Introduction to Integral Somatic Psychotherapy 1:37:36
  Raja Selvam
Of late, there have been several successful attempts in psychology to increase treatment efficiency by incorporating the long-overlooked dimensions of the body, energy, and awareness. Integral Somatic Psychotherapy (ISP) offers an integrated and advanced approach to utilizing all three dimensions simultaneously in any therapeutic work that involves psychological experience. ISP provides understanding of the role of body (defined here as nervous system as well as non nervous system physiology), energy, and awareness in generating as well as defending against psychological experience; and interventions to work directly with these three dimensions in diverse clinical settings. ISP is presented in terms of general principles derived from a variety of disciplines and validated over time in a number of clinical settings. It offers considerable flexibility in the tools that can be used to work with the body, energy, and awareness; tools such as awareness, movement, breath, sound, inter-personal resonance, self touch, and touch from another, as appropriate to the clinical setting. ISP offers psychotherapists a sophisticated body of knowledge to increase the embodiment of the body, energy, and awareness dimensions in their practice without having to change their prior clinical orientations or having to adopt interventions that are outside the norms of their professional practice. The role of the body, energy, and awareness in generating as well as disrupting psychological experiences on the one hand and facilitating or hampering self and interactive regulation on the other will be demonstrated live in the introduction in areas of widespread current clinical interest such as affect disregulation, attachment, stress, and trauma. All professionals (both those who have had prior training in body, energy, or awareness dimensions and clinicians with limited training in these areas) have found ISP to significantly increase their treatment efficiency, and to support embodiment of these dimensions in themselves and their clients. ISP will prove to be of considerable value to you, as a clinician, whether you are trained in a mainstream psychoanalytic or psychotherapy approach, a body-oriented psychotherapy approach (such as Bioenergetics or Somatic Experiencing), or an energy school that also deals with psychological experience.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-03-10 Integral Somatic Psychotherapy 3:36:07
  Raja Selvam
Raja works with 2 Participants on the loss of loved ones.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-03-11 Energy/Patience 49:50
  Christina Feldman
Primarily exploring the quality and dimensions of the Parami of Viriya
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Women in Meditation: Insight Meditation Retreat

2013-03-11 Saddha 38:59
  Winnie Nazarko
Understanding Saddha (faith) the first of the 5 Spiritual Faculties. How this Buddhist version of faith is different from naive faith, authoritarian faith and consumer faith. What is called faith when we practice this capacity of mind.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight Meditation - 1 Month Retreat

2013-03-11 "Self" Exploration 49:07
  Mark Coleman
An inquiry into self identity & self-identification
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2013-03-12 Morning Instructions - Chitta - mind/heart 45:36
  Christina Feldman
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Women in Meditation: Insight Meditation Retreat

2013-03-12 Dependent Origination: Ignorance 65:04
  Rodney Smith
Ignorance, or "ignoring" the facts, begins the conditioned chain of events known as Dependent Origination. Our refusal to acknowledge and look is the essential first cause of the sequencing of conditions that leads to struggle and separation. To reverse this process all we have to do is be amenable to seeing what is in front of our eyes. This, together with our willingness not to turn away from the implications of what we see, are the sole requirements necessary for the interruption of the links of causality. Awareness ends the belief that the world is static and fixed. We usually gloss over the continual unfolding and disarray we call, "our living experience," so we can use ignorance as a life preserver and steady our position by fixing it within the world. How much of this unfixed universe we are willing to see will be determined by our sincerity, but the seeing, and therefore the ending of struggle, is always possible.
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
In collection Dependent Origination

2013-03-12 The Clear Light of Your Existence - In Memory of Carlos Ramirez 44:48
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2013-03-12 Compassion 56:48
  Jack Kornfield
How to hold the whole path of awakening with the great heart of compassion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight Meditation - 1 Month Retreat

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