sat27apr(apr 27)10:00 amsun28(apr 28)5:00 pmThe Yogic Art of Seeing Each Other More DeeplyA Weekend Workshop with Dr. Jeffrey “KD” Meyers & Jeff Carreira10:00 am - 5:00 pm (28) Aligned Living Quadrant:Lifelong Learning,MindBody Awareness
27 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 28 (Sunday) 5:00 pm
This is a 2-day workshop, taking place Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th, 10am-5pm both days. Body reading, or somato-typology, is a useful tool
This is a 2-day workshop, taking place Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th, 10am-5pm both days.
Body reading, or somato-typology, is a useful tool for understanding the human organism and the integration of mind and body, psyche, soma, and spirit. Many models for “reading” bodies, constitution, and personality have been used throughout history, each with strengths and weaknesses.
In this 2-day workshop, Dr. Jeffrey Meyers, board certified physician, yoga instructor, and acupuncturist, and Jeff Carreira, author and spiritual philosophy teacher, will explore the historical and experiential foundations of somato-typology—including the roles of awareness, embodiment, comparison, contrast, and figure-ground relationship–and how understanding these foundations may be useful for yoga instructors, body workers, somatic educators, those in helping professions, or anyone with an interest in further exploring the intricacies of the mind-body connection.
We will look at a number of body reading models including
- Organ system
- And others
We will explore a 3-step method for developing advanced skills in body reading, and will compare, contrast, critique, and integrate the various models mentioned above, to reveal new ways of seeing and assessing the body.
$120 to attend
About the speakers:
Dr. Jeffrey “KD” Meyers is a board certified physician, yoga instructor, acupuncturist, bodyworker, and educator with an extensive background in yoga and holistic approaches to medicine, the arts, and spirituality. He began yoga studies with Sri Dharma Mittra in the 1980’s and has been teaching since then. He co-directed Dharma’s “Life of a Yogi” 500-hour Advanced Teacher Training and was Dharma’s personal assistant for these trainings. KD has special expertise in body reading and constitutional diagnosis (including Ayurveda, Oriental, and Western models) as well as in contemporary interpretation and applications of Tantric philosophy, meditation, and science.
Jeff Carreira is a meditation teacher and a mystical philosopher with an international following. He is the author of six books exploring the practice of meditation and the philosophy of inner growth. He has been leading workshops and retreats and teaching courses and programs that have guided thousands of people throughout the world to discover higher possibilities.
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