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Befriend Yourself & Benefit Others: Intro to Karuna Training

November 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm MDT

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Are you looking for a supportive space for learning in a community of meditation practitioners? This introductory Karuna Training mini-retreat is open to everyone. The program will include guided meditation, teachings, Q&A, and small group experiential work. If you are considering the Karuna certificate program in Contemplative Psychology, this introduction will give you a feel for and information on the program.

The word Karuna means compassion in Sanskrit and Karuna Training brings together a community of people who trust the wisdom of the world to awaken our compassionate hearts. As we deepen our hearts, we can resource ourselves and learn to integrate our experiences to live a more empowered life. The world needs all of our compassion, health, and wisdom.

For 27 years, Karuna Training has offered time-tested and skills-based mindfulness and compassion programs in Europe and North America. The next certificate program will begin in spring 2022. The two-year program will include both online seminars and in-person retreats in Colorado. For more information visit www.karunatraining.com

Cost: $15. If this is prohibitive to you joining, please email Mairead at karuna.assist@gmail.com to arrange a sliding scale fee.

Sandra Ladley, MA, is a core Karuna Training faculty member. She partnered with Melissa Moore to bring Karuna Training to North America. Sandra received her MA in Contemplative Psychology from Naropa University. She is a long-time Buddhist practitioner and teacher, an interdisciplinary artist and activist, and a life-long student. Sandra teaches Buddhist, Contemplative Psychology and Creative Arts programs internationally. She draws on ​a breadth of experience as a teacher, counselor, and manager in business, mental health and creative arts settings to bring vibrancy and engagement to her teaching.

Terry Jaworski, MA, LMHC graduated from Naropa University in 1983 with a degree in Contemplative Psychology. She worked in Community Mental Health for 25 years as a clinician and supervisor. Terry is now in private practice in Seattle, WA and specializes in mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy. She has practiced meditation for 40 years and has been a meditation instructor for 20 years.


November 6, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm MDT
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