Rebecca Bradshaw has been practicing vipassana meditation since 1983, and teaching since 1993. She teaches frequently at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, where she leads the teen and young adult retreats and is a member of the annual Three Month Retreat team. She also teaches at other locales in the U.S., at Kyaswa Monastery in Myanmar (Burma) and a Spanish language retreat in Puerto Rico. Rebecca is the guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley in Easthampton, MA (www.insightpv.org). She holds a master's degree in Counseling Psychology and works as a psychotherapist with meditators. Her teachings invite exploration of the convergence of lovingkindness and wisdom.
This talk discusses using skillful effort and energy in our practice, avoiding extremes of too much laxness and too much striving. Explores the unskillful extremes we can engage in with our effort and a skillful middle way that incorporates diligence and balance. Discussed using skillful effort and energy in our practice, avoiding extremes of too much laxness and too much striving.