Emily and Vincent Horn, The Buddhist Geeks
Saturday February 20, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Nashville Friends Meeting
Sponsored by One Dharma Nashville
What is the difference between mindfulness & awareness? Both mindfulness and awareness reveal different features of our conscious experience, while remaining inseparable. Depending on which lens you peer through it changes how you see.
In this workshop we’ll explore both the practice of mindfulness–actively noticing what you notice as you notice it–and awareness–simply being. We’ll use guided and silent practices as well as interactive social meditation. By learning these different techniques we move closer to being able to meld them into an integrated whole. Mindful awareness is the coming together of effortless being and active investigation. It’s being able to differentiate what’s arising in our experiential field while also resting in an undifferentiated awareness of it all. When we can move between mindfulness and awareness, merging and blending the two modes together, we become more responsive to our experience of life.
Workshop cost is $50 – $75 sliding scale plus dana (donation) to the teachers. Please pay at the highest level you can afford so that we can also offer reduced fee spots. Please pay at Paypal here and enter the amount you will pay. To pay by check, instructions are here. For questions, email email@example.com.
Emily Horn is a meditation teacher trained by Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman. Her teaching style is influenced by Mindfulness meditation and revolves around the interwoven nature of contemplation, personal unfolding, and daily life. She is the director of operations at Buddhist Geeks.
Vincent Horn is part of a new generation of teachers & thinkers translating age-old wisdom into 21st century code. Vincent has been called a “power player of the mindfulness movement” by Wired magazine. He is the co-founder and CEO of @BuddhistGeeks and @MeditateIO.