How do we understand the Buddhist ethics around sex? What tools do we use to craft a wise relationship with sexual energy? How can we support one another while exploring this important topic?
In this three hour conversation we will come together as a community to take a look at the ethical precept of restraint from sexual misconduct. This mindful conversation will allow us to openly discuss a topic that can often be glossed over or thought of as taboo. Using the council format we will have the opportunity to share and learn from one another.
This is open to all adults, regardless of relationship status, sexual orientation or gender. Please come with a deep willingness to delve into this important subject.
COST: Sliding Scale: $25 – $60, plus an offering of dana to the teacher. Please pay at the highest level you can afford to support our programs and pay it forward for those who have less.
Scholarships and work-study are available. No is turned away for lack of funds.
Kate Spina, LCSW, is in Facilitator training at Against the Stream with JoAnna Harper and Vinny Ferraro. She began practicing meditation and Buddhism in 2006 and has been practicing in the Theravada tradition since 2012. Her primary area of interest is applying Early Buddhist teachings to 21st Century life.
This class will be held at 1001a Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA. Click on the address for info on parking around the Santa Monica Center.