The public is invited to participate in a Mind-Body-Writing Workshop led by. Tressa Berman, PhD, at the Appalachian Dharma & Meditation Center (ADMC) in Johnson City Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is designed to help writers, from beginners to professional, release creative energy through meditation and writing exercises. Please bring your prose and poetry. No previous writing experience is required.
Tressa Berman, Ph.D, an anthropologist, author, dharma practitioner and meditation teacher. She was ordained as a lay practitioner in the Soto Zen tradition and most recently took lay ordination as an Acharya (teacher) at Heartwood Refuge in Hendersonville, North Carolina, where she currently serves as its executive director.
In this day-long workshop, Dr Berman will combine sitting, walking and guided meditation techniques to create concentration and awareness to enliven our writing practice. Activities include writing prompts, imagery and group reflection for personal writing time and group feedback. No prior writing, meditation or yoga experience is required. Suggested donation is $30.
ADMC is a non-profit center for mindfulness and meditation studies. It is located at 108 West 10th Ave., Suite 3 (downstairs), Johnson City, TN. To preregister (space is limited) go to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the workshop or ADMC please go to www.dharma4et.org.