An internationally acclaimed sacred dancer, choreographer, and transformational teacher, Banafsheh has blazed a unique trail in dance.
Several years ago when the renowned Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön was struggling with writing her third book, her teacher, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, gave her some advice: “Relax and write,” he said.
It is no mistake that you are alive at this time. You are responding to an energetic call to play your part in what is unfolding at the most powerful and transformational time in the history of our planet.
This retreat offers an enriching combination of yoga and meditation as a way to explore deeper insights about yourself, the direction you are going in your life, and where you really want to go in your heart.
For centuries, Tibetan thangkas (scroll paintings of Buddhas and mandalas) have been a highly developed and important means of explaining the complete Buddhist philosophy.
Over the ages shamans have cultivated a heightened awareness of their own energy and the skills to heal themselves and others. As a daily practice, the shaman uses these skills to transform and balance the light and dark forces in life.
The 16th-century mystic, St. John of the Cross, coined the term “dark night of the soul” to evoke the kind of spiritual crisis that leads us from profound unknowing to radiant transformation.
This meditation retreat with emerging teacher David Harshada Wagner is unlike anything you can imagine.
As a boy in China, qigong master Robert Peng apprenticed secretly under the legendary Buddhist monk Xiao Yao, who trained him in the martial and healing arts.
The only constant in our lives is change, the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus once observed.