Lesson series

Balance, Self Care and the Healing Power of Ease

Level 100 | Living
Wednesdays Sep 11th to Oct 23rd 2024 5:30-6:30pm PST.

6 classes with a final practice review class.
Free cancellation after first class

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Description

In today's fast-paced world, many of us feel out of balance. Stress, burnout, and mental unease can leave us feeling disconnected and overwhelmed. If this resonates with you, there's a transformative approach waiting to help you regain control and find deeper enjoyment in life.

Introducing our new course: Balance, Self-Care, and the Healing Power of Ease – the first in the Life, Reimagined program. This course is based on time-tested Tibetan Buddhist insights, translated into non-religious, secular terms for our modern times.

Who is this course for?
  • Suitable for everyone, regardless of age, background, or prior study.
  • Ideal for anyone seeking to relax deeply, find joy, and pave the way towards positive transformation.

What you will gain:

  • Effective strategies to transform your thinking, feeling, and being.
  • Skills to relax deeply and experience genuine joy.
  • A supportive online community of like-minded individuals

Testimonials

“This class is so soothing and healing! I've already registered for the next one...I use the recording during the week just to go to the place that Elon provides. This is a class that feels like a gift.”
Robin W.
“This course is great! Incredibly grateful.”
Ann N.
“Slow, relaxed delivery perfectly complements the material.  Very pleasing balance between practices and concepts.”
Curt C.

Format

Classes meet online for six weeks, for one and one-half hours (60 minutes) per week. Classes are recorded and you will have access to the recordings for your personal use only, for six months. Each week, there will be a short presentation accompanied by experiential practices and discussion. An online community portal gives you the ability to meet and dialogue with your fellow students between classes. Short readings will be offered for those who wish during the week.

Weekly Topics

Week 1: Life, Reimagined: The Healing Power of Ease
Week 2: Balancing Body, Energy, and Mind
Week 3: Touching Joy
Week 4: Real Self-care
Week 5: Nourishing the Heart
Week 6: A New Way of Experiencing Ourselves: Toward a Freedom of Being
Week 7: Consolidation: Review Class for This Unit’s Teachings and Practices

Readings From

Senior Instructor

Wangmo Dixey

Wangmo Dixey was born in Berkeley, California, in 1969, is the eldest daughter of Venerable Tarthang Tulku. In addition to her role as Director of the College, she is Executive Director of the Light of Buddhadharma Foundation International and President of the International Buddhist Association of America. She has been awarded many international accolades for her work in Asia. She holds a BA in International Relations from UCLA and an MA in International Development from American University. Married to Dr. Richard Dixey, she has two children. She was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from Mahachulalongkorn Rajavidyalaya university in Bangkok in 2023.

Assistant Instructor 

Arwyn Wilkinson