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Natural Awakenings Fairfield Cty/Housatonic Valley, CT

Noted Meditation Master in Darien

Apr 15, 2011 01:45PM

Master meditation teacher Sally Kempton will teach a class in the Art of Tantric Meditation on the evening of Thursday, May 28 at Elements Yoga and Wellness Center in Darien. The tantric sages recognized that the physical and subtle bodies are hard-wired to give us the experience of spiritual awakening. A tantric approach to meditation specializes in practices leading to enlightenment, brilliant and powerful ways of entering the inner body, working with the mind and expanding the breath to reveal our divine nature. This class features practices from the Vijnana Bhairava, the core meditation manual of the Kashmiri Shaivite tradition, with each class exploring a different way of turning the ordinary into the subtle.

  Just some of what you’ll learn are: centering yourself in the central channel of the body; powerful practices for transforming physical discomfort into energy and thoughts into light; meditations on space; the core attitudes that transform meditation practice, and open-eyed meditation for daily life.

  Sally Durgananda Kempton, formerly a Swami in a Vedic tradition, is one of the most dynamic and innovative teachers in the country. She teaches meditation and yogic philosophy internationally as well, and writes a column, “Wisdom,” for Yoga Journal. To learn more about Sally, go to: www.sallykempton.com

The Tantric Meditation class will take place from 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Investment is $45 by 5/19 and $55 thereafter. Elements Yoga and Wellness Center is located at 354 Heights Road, Darien, directly across from the Noroton Heights Train Station. For further information call 203.655.YOGA or visit www.elementsyoga.com.