Will Johnson

Will Johnson

Will Johnson, an early student of Ida Rolf, has written extensively about the role of the body in spiritual practices. He is the author of The Posture of Meditation, The Spiritual Practices of Rumi, and, most recently, Breathing through the Whole Body.  Merging his interests in spiritual practice and Western approaches to the body, in 1995 he founded The Institute for Embodiment Training, a school in British Columbia that views the body as the doorway to spiritual opening rather than the obstacle to it.

Upcoming Programs by Will Johnson

Will Johnson

The Posture of Meditation: Breathing through the Whole Body

November 14–16, 2014

In the practice of meditation, what you do with your body is every bit as important as what you do with your mind. During this retreat, we will explore the conditions of body that naturally deepen our meditation and learn to establish the three primary somatic principles shown to support our posture: alignment (establishing the [...]