Sacred Presence: A Journey into Insight Meditation
Please join us as we take a guided tour through insight meditation practices to rejuvenate our spirit, let go of stress and negativity, cultivate self-compassion and deepen our awareness of the infinite present. This workshop will include instruction in sense door practice, breath meditation, body sweeping, walking meditation, loving-kindness contemplations and strategies for carrying mindfulness into daily life. Beginning and experienced meditators welcome.
Gregory is a formally appointed Buddhist Dharma teacher in the lineage of Ruth Denison and finds his spiritual home in the Portland Insight Meditation Community (PIMC) in Portland, Oregon. As a mindfulness-based therapist with a master’s degree in marriage, couples and family counseling and a bachelor’s degree in western philosophy, Gregory draws inspiration from both western and eastern paradigms in his approach to understanding and sharing the Dharma. Gregory has 23 years of meditation experience, having studied in the traditions of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, U Ba Khin and Ven. Pa Auk Sayadaw and has also been heavily influenced and inspired by various teachers in the Thai Forest Tradition.