Online Retreat

Pride: A Celebration of Wondrous Endurance Beyond Survival and Tolerance

The important work of the "rainbow" (or LGBTQIA2S+) community is to abandon the shadows reserved for outlaws and outcasts. During our time together, we will bring mindfulness to our capacity and courage to step out of silhouette and we will collectively acknowledge the special gift of nonconformity that we offer to the world. Join this “celebration of endurance” as we uplift our rainbow community and share in the liberatory practices of the Dhamma. Celebrate Pride month together with a day of practice-in-community. This day is for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Non-Binary, Two-Spirit, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Agender, and Same-Gender Loving communities (LGBTQIA2S+). Our time together will include Dharma talks, meditations, body-based practices, and interactive sessions. All experience levels are warmly welcome.

Teaching Team

Amana Brembry Johnson

Amana Brembry Johnson

Teacher

Amana Brembry Johnson, Residential Dharma Teacher and Community Leader, is a Core Teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center located in Oakland, CA and Guiding Teacher of EBMC’s Spiritual Teacher and Leadership Training. Amana mentors groups of emerging Mindfulness teachers through the international Mindfulness Meditation Training Certification Program.

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