Lee Klinger Lesser
led Sensory Awareness workshops with Charlotte Selver. She has taught workshops in English and Spanish for almost 40 years. She also leads diversity and equity trainings, and has been developing a program to support returning veterans through sharing mindfulness and meditation practices.
“In our world of busyness – of more, faster, better – this retreat offers time to stop, reflect, and renew. It is a time to step fully into the richness of our lives,” say the leaders. “Together we will follow a gentle schedule of exploration and sitting meditation interspersed with talks and discussions from the wisdom of Sensory Awareness and Zen teaching, as we uncover how these stories and dialogues may be utilized to meet what matters most in our relationships, our work, and our everyday lives.
Life is uncertain. As much as we try to create stability and predictability, each moment brings its own surprise and its own unique offering. The more we can show up for each moment of our life just as it is, the more we can thrive in the midst of uncertainty. Our sensations are wonderful allies in this process. As we pay attention to our sensory experience, the more connected we become to what is actually happening. Charlotte Selver, the founder of Sensory Awareness in the United States, used to say, “Every moment is a moment. Every moment makes a certain request of us.