Loving-Kindness Intensive Workshop / 1 Day Retreat with Avi Craimer

On Sunday October 22, Avi is offering his teachings on loving-kindness in a workshop format. Traditionally offered in a 7-week course, this format will give participants a retreat experience and an opportunity to delve deep into the realms of emotion, love, compassion and joy.

Creativity, Intuition, Spontaneity: A Master Class with Shinzen Young, Nov. 4

Cultivate your creativity, intuition, spontaneity at this full day retreat with the CEC’s prime mentor, Shinzen Young. Prepare for more “zen bounce”, inner knowing, and spontaneous bursts of wisdom in your life. Get some good karma too – this event is a fundraiser to help CEC in our efforts to extend and expand programming.

Art of Concentration Meditation Course

This 6-week meditation course runs Tuesday evenings, starting Nov 7th. The skill of concentration is both the engine and the steering wheel of meditation. It allows you to put your mind where you want it to go rather than letting it be swept wherever the winds of distraction carry it.

The Way of the Consciousness Explorer

Where is this thing they call a self?

I approach meditation for what it is: a thrilling exploration – and transformation – of consciousness. Course features a mix of guided practice, discussion, and weekly meditation-in-action homework assignments. It is both practical and contemplative, with an honest take on both the limitations of meditation practice, as well as its strange and beautiful existential dimensions.

Next class starts Fall 2017

“Jeff Warren is an exceptional teacher. He explains difficult, intangible subjects with razor clarity. His enthusiasm is contagious and never wanes – not for his subject or for his students, all of whom he treats with warmth, empathy and professionalism.” – Roy Baskind, neurologist