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Learn from Esalen's healing arts leaders with new 250-Hour Level III training beginning May 6.

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Shauna Shapiro

Shauna Shapiro

Shauna Shapiro, PhD,
is a professor and author of the critically acclaimed books, The Art and Science of Mindfulness and Mindful Discipline. She is an internationally recognized expert in mindfulness and has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, the Danish government, the Prime Minister of Iceland, and the World Council of Psychotherapy.

The Art and Science of Mindfulness, Compassion and Awe

Aug 05 - 10, 2018 Begins in 3 months
with Shauna Shapiro, Daniel Siegel, Dacher Keltner, Mollie McNeil & Amishi Jha

This workshop brings together a team of internationally recognized scientists, meditation teachers, and clinicians to deepen our understanding of how to live a meaningful, healthy, and joyful life. Weaving together ancient wisdom traditions with modern neuroscience, we’ll explore the transformative effects of meditative practices. We will explore simple yet potent meditation practices, including mindfulness meditation, compassion practices, mindful movement, and experiential exercises.

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Loving Awareness Retreat

Aug 12 - 17, 2018 Begins in 3 months
with Jack Kornfield, Daniel Siegel, Shauna Shapiro, Trudy Goodman & Teja Bell

Embark on a one-of-a-kind journey into the contemplative, scientific, and healing dimensions of mindfulness with a team of meditation luminaries. Joining renowned meditation teacher Jack Kornfield are his close friends and colleagues Drs. Dan Siegel, Trudy Goodman, Shauna Shapiro, and Teja Bell. Dr. Kornfield is a trained clinical psychologist as well as leader in bringing mindfulness to the West. Dan Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry and founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA.

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