Ryuko Laura Burges
and Erica Reischer, PhD
in the Wheelwright Center at Green Gulch Farm
Sunday, October 25, 2015
11 am - 5:30 pm
This workshop is for any parent who wants to cultivate greater mindfulness and learn proven parenting methods for shaping positive behavior and raising happy, secure and loving kids. Workshop topics include:
• The ABCs of great parenting—Acceptance, Boundaries and Consistency.
• How to gently reshape challenging childhood behaviors.
• How to help kids and their parents manage intense feelings.
• How to cultivate “happiness habits” in your family.
• Meditation instruction.
• Mindfulness practices for children and their parents.
• Buddhist principles that support sound parenting. Fees:
$100, $90 current SFZC members, $80 limited income. To Register:
Use the Register Online button next to the date you would like to attend. Or call our toll free number (888.743.9362) or our local number (415.475.9362).
Ryuko Laura Burges
Ryuko Laura Burges, a parent and a lay entrusted Buddhist teacher in the Soto Zen tradition, lectures and leads retreats at different practice centers in Northern California. A teacher of children for 30 years, she also trains teachers to bring mindfulness practice into elementary classrooms. Laura co-founded the Sangha in Recovery program at Zen Center. She is the abiding teacher at the Lenox House meditation group in Oakland.
Erica Reischer, PhD
Dr. Erica Reischer is a psychologist who specializes in working with parents and families. She is the author of the forthcoming book What Great Parents Do: The small Book of BIG Parenting Ideas. In addition to her private practice in Oakland, California, she writes for Psychology Today and The New York Times, and sits on the Advisory Board for HappyHealthyKids.com. Dr. Reischer also teaches parenting classes at University of California, Habitot Children's Museum, and UCSF Benioff / Children's Hospital. More info at www.DrEricaR.com.