Dancing with Hope and Fear, Part II: Warrior Heart with Frank Berliner
April 15–17, 2011
According to the teachings of Shambhala, becoming a warrior means learning fully not to be afraid of who we are. Because this is so, fear is always regarded by the warrior-in-training as an opportunity to embrace, rather than a threat to avoid. In fact, the greater our willingness to run toward our fear, the greater our potential to access our inherent confidence, kindness, and compassion. Within and beyond fear lies our deepest human treasure—the joyful and tender heart which makes life utterly worth living,
Part One: Dancing with Hope and Fear is NOT a prerequisite for this program.
Frank Berliner is an Associate Professor of Contemplative Psychology at Naropa University, where he teaches both Buddhist and Western Existential psychology and the practice of meditation to BA and MA students. He has studied and practiced meditation for more than thirty-five years as a close student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Over a twelve-year period he served as national director of Shambhala Training, and executive director and resident teacher of the Berkeley Shambhala Center. Frank is also a psychotherapist and life coach in private practice in Boulder.
Frank Berliner is an associate professor of Contemplative Psychology at Naropa University. He became a student of the Vidyadhara in 1974 and later served as the national director of Shambhala Training, and executive director and resident teacher of the Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center. Frank is also a psychotherapist and life coach in Boulder, Colorado.
Financial aid is available for this program.