People of Color 2-Day Retreat with Tuere Sala

Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/08/2018 - 09/09/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Categories


Tuere Sala, guiding teacher of Seattle Insight Mediation Society, will visit Philadelphia to lead this 2-day retreat for people of color.
Tuere believes that urban meditation is the foundation for today’s practitioner’s path to liberation.  She is inspired by bringing the Dharma to nontraditional places and is a strong advocate for practitioners living with high stress, past trauma and difficulties sitting still.  Her teachings reflect an approach to Dharma that is both easy to follow and understand – making it accessible to everyone.
Dates: September 8th & 9th, 10:00 – 4:00 each day.
Location: Waldorf School, 6000 Wayne Ave. Philadelphia.
Suggested donation: $25 – $50.
To register and get more information call 215-844-7566.

Tuere Sala is a retired prosecuting attorney who has practiced Vipassana meditation for over 25 years.  She has been an active member and volunteer at Seattle Insight since 2001.  In 2009, she was appointed to be a Local Dharma Leader and has often supported SIMS in unconventional ways such as answering the many letters SIMS receives from practitioners in prison; offering beginning classes at Angeline Women’s shelter and Jubilee House, a women’s transitional house; and facilitating workshops using nonviolent communication (NVC) to support a mindfulness practice.

Tuere has completed extensive trainings including: the 2 Year Spirit Rock/IMS Community Dharma Leader Program; a 1 Year Focusing for Complex Trauma Course which incorporates mindfulness principles with somatic listening and a 1 Year Mindfulness-Based Mind Fitness Training Course (MMFT) which incorporates mindfulness principles within the high stress work environments of first responders.  She has sat 300+ days of meditation retreat (including residential, non-residential and day-longs) and has a long history of assisting others in establishing and maintaining a daily practice.