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Nourishing Freedom: Finding the Middle Path to Body Liberation

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with Melvin Escobar and Marcella Raimondo

Radically accepting ourselves and our experiences is a revolutionary act. We receive many problematic messages about food that make it challenging to nourish ourselves. Our bodies, especially those of us living in larger bodies, continue to be subject to great harm and derision. By weaving the timeless Dharma with contemporary psychological frameworks, we will deconstruct aspects of structural oppression (including diet culture). We will be invited into somatic awareness practices, along with interactive and reflective exercises to explore kinder ways of relating to our bodies to create community on the middle path to body liberation for all.

Space is limited and registration is requested. 

Cost: There is no registration fee for attending this event, nor most EBMC events. However, EBMC is not independently funded. The Center and the teachers will be sustained only by your voluntary donations (the practice of generous giving, or “dana”). Please donate generously, in proportion to your ability:

* Either online (you will be offered an opportunity during the online registration process to donate to EBMC; the teachers will not receive any part of this online donation).
* Or at the event, in the two baskets at EBMC, one for the Center, the second for the Teacher.

Thank you for your generosity. EBMC will be only be sustained through our collective generosity.

Fragrance-free: In order to protect the health of community members with environmental illness, please do not wear fragranced products (including “natural” fragrances) or clothes laundered in fragranced products to EBMC.

EBMC is wheelchair accessible.

 

Details

Date:
February 15
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

East Bay Meditation Center
285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
Phone:
510-268-0696

Details

Date:
February 15
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

East Bay Meditation Center
285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
Phone:
510-268-0696