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Zen Meditation & Hara Training Workshop

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

- $30.00
Meditation and breathwork are transformative practices that deepen your mind-body connection.

Intro to Zen Meditation and Hara Development

10am – 11:50pm June 15th 2024

Virtual

Meditation and breathwork are transformative practices that deepen your mind-body connection. This program employs a variety of techniques to help us to develop hara (center), kokyu (breath) and kiai (energy), necessary for a deeper awareness.

This workshop is recommended for anyone new to seated meditation or those seeking to improve their practice. We will explore common obstacles and challenges with meditation. You will learn all the tools to start your own practice at home.

Needed for the online workshop: loose fitting clothes suitable for light movement, cushions (a few dense padded cushions, towels or blankets), a quiet space with enough room on camera to show your body when seated on the floor.