Guided Practice: Grounding in Our Sensory Experience
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What You'll Learn
Discover how grounding in our direct sensory experience can help liberate us from our limiting beliefs and connect us to a larger reality
Explore embodied practice as a vehicle to both befriend the unique limitations and suffering of our relative lives while simultaneously connecting us with an ultimate perspective
Consider how ancient wisdom traditions can help us navigate today's world
About Christian Howard
Christian Howard (all kind pronouns) is a narrative designer and cultural strategist building equitable futures for individuals, communities, and organizations. His partnerships in the US and abroad have focused on cultivating liberatory design practices to uproot oppressive power structures and inspire individual and collective transformation. He is a socially-engaged Buddhist teacher, integrating his study and practice in Tibetan Buddhist traditions (primarily Gelug and Nyingma lineages) into his work.
To learn more about his work you can visit his website.
About Eve Ekman, PhD
Eve Ekman is a contemplative social scientist focusing on emotional awareness working in health care, wellbeing, and technology. Eve draws from interdisciplinary skills and first-person experiential knowledge from clinical social work, integrative medicine, contemplative science, and meditation. Eve is a Senior Fellow at the University of California Berkeley Greater Good Science Center, Director of Cultivating Emotional Balance Training Program, and volunteer clinical faculty at the UCSF Department of Pediatrics. Eve is a second-generation emotion researcher and has collaborated with her father, Paul Ekman, on the Atlas of Emotions project. Eve shares her dad's deep love of bagels and is a devout practitioner of cold water ocean play.
To learn more about her work you can visit the Atlas of Emotions, an online website for emotional awareness commissioned by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and co-created by Eve and Paul Ekman. You can also learn more about a contemplative science training for learning emotional balance that was founded by Alan Wallace and Paul Ekman and is currently lead by Eve Ekman and a global teacher network at Cultivating Emotion Balance.