Confidence Beyond Concept: a Mudra Space Awareness workshop with Greg Heffron

Portland Shambhala Center 1110 SE Alder St # 203, Portland, OR, United States

"Mindfulness" means nothing without embodiment. What are we mindful of? The Buddha's 'first foundation' for mindfulness was our body. The discipline of Mudra Space Awareness challenges us to see that even highly trained meditators aren't always able to relate in a direct way with bodily experience. Instead of being mindful of our actual body, we tend towards what Chögyam Trungpa called "psychosomatic body" — where we think about bodily experiences, […]