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The Mind and Body of Practice in Zen and Yoga, GGF 12/20-22

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Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan
Ingen Breen
Interview: Yoga to Balance Light and Dark, Heaven and Earth, Mind and Body
with Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan and Ingen Breen
December 20-22, 2013
Friday 6 pm dinner to Sunday noon

Experience the joy and wonder of balancing mind and body in this Zen and Yoga retreat amidst the deep quiet of Green Dragon Temple.

Explore the core of both traditions, discovering how they support and complement each other, as we bring our lives into a fuller and richer communication with reality. Alternating between sitting meditation and yoga asana, we come to appreciate how the practices are both different and the same, not two and not one. A full schedule of Zen and Yoga sessions is offered, providing the opportunity to experience an intensive retreat. Participation is flexible, however, and you are free to take time to walk about and enjoy the natural beauty of Green Gulch.

Workshop Fee: $170, $153 current SFZC member, $136 limited income. Does not include accommodations. Some partial scholarships available. See below.

Commuter Fee: $202; includes four meals in the dining room.

Registration and Overnight Accommodations: To register and to reserve accommodations, call our toll free number (888.743.9362) or our local number (415.475.9362).

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Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan
Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan has been teaching Yoga in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1988. She began her Yoga studies at The Iyengar Yoga Institute in San Francisco, studying for many years with Judith Lasater, and she graduated from the Advanced Studies Program at The Yoga Room, Berkeley, where she taught weekly classes served on the Advanced Studies faculty. Her primary teacher for over 20 years has been Donald Moyer. Shokuchi founded the Yoga programs at three branches of The Bay Club, San Francisco and taught Yoga in health clubs, yoga studios and private corporations around the Bay Area before opening her own studio in San Francisco

Ingen Breen
Ingen Breen received Dharma transmission from Zoketsu Norman Fischer. Ingen has been practicing Buddhism for over 20 years and lived in community for about 14 years. He has led sesshin and retreats in England, Sweden, Italy, Ireland and California, and is a member of the Soto Zen Buddhist Association of America.