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Supports for Trauma Release

October 29, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating until November 12, 2017

A Five Week Class Series with Amma Thanasanti

In this class you will understand the physiological basis of trauma and the importance of staying in the “Release Zone”. You will understand skillful and unskillful ways of turning towards what is and staying present when you are dissociating. You will explore the classical impediments to trauma release and develop tools to deal with your self-blame/shame, anger, fear of death and fear of going crazy.

Weekly Themes Supporting Trauma Release

Oct 1: You’re not crazy!

Oct 8:  Find Your Pause

Oct 29: Staying Present

Nov 5: Path Through Impediments

Nov 12: Using Your Tools and Finding Your Peeps


While  this class will refer towards those who are dealing with trauma it will be pertinent for anyone who regularly becomes overwhelmed with emotional activation.


Open to all.


$100 Plus Monthly Supporters attend for no cost. TO RSVP AS A MONTHLY SUPPORTER, CLICK HERE.

Please CLICK HERE for more info on our Monthly Supporter program.

Cost: $20 per class or $90 for whole series if you pre register, plus dana (donation) to support the teacher. Scholarships are available. No one turned away for lack of funds.



Amma Ṭhanasanti is the founder of organizations Awakening Truth and Whole Life Path.  She is a California born spiritual teacher dedicated to serving all beings. She has been committed to awakening since she first encountered the Dharma in 1979. As a former Buddhist nun of 26 years, she combines training from the Ajahn Chah Forest Tradition with a passion for wholeness.

Amma has been teaching intensive meditation retreats worldwide since 1996. She invites you to pause to see what is liberating at the core of your human condition and integrate that into your daily life.





October 29, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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