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Spring Washam's Dharma Talks
Spring Washam
Spring Washam is a well-known meditation teacher, author and visionary leader based in Oakland, California. She is the author of A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment. Spring is considered a pioneer in bringing mindfulness-based healing practices to diverse communities. She is one of the founders and core teachers at the East Bay Meditation Center, located in downtown Oakland, CA. She is also the co-founder of a new organization called Communities Rizing, which is dedicated to providing yoga and meditation teacher training programs for communities of color. She received extensive training by Jack Kornfield, is a member of the teacher's council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in northern California, and has practiced and studied Buddhist philosophy in both the Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism for the last 20 years. In addition to being a teacher, she is also a shamanic practitioner and has studied indigenous healing practices for over a decade. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys, an organization that blends indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. Her writing and teachings have appeared in many online journals and publications such as Lions Roar, Tricycle, and She has been a guest on many popular podcasts and radio shows. She currently travels and teaches meditation retreats, workshops and classes worldwide. In addition to being a teacher she also considers herself a healer, burgeoning writer, facilitator and spiritual activist. Spring has studied indigenous healing practices and works with students individually from around the world. She currently teaches workshops, large groups, compassion meditation and loving kindness retreats throughout the country. Her work includes earth based practices, awakening in the body, movement, dance and yoga.
2015-12-03 The Fierce Heart 56:54
Stories to awaken the heart of Compassion
Spirit Rock Meditation Center In the Presence of Love: Metta and Qigong Retreat
2015-08-07 Love is the Answer 61:13
Walking the spiritual path with love and grace. Facing difficulties can lead to deeper wisdom and compassion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation Retreat for Young Adults
2014-07-08 The Practice of Metta 33:47
Mission Dharma
2014-07-04 Love is the Way 62:00
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Retreat for People of Color
2014-05-24 Equanimity, The Sweet Joy of The Way 51:17
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings of the Path of Awakening
2014-05-21 Wake Up to Freedom 54:23
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings of the Path of Awakening
2014-04-19 Purification Through Love 55:53
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening in Service & Action: A Study Retreat on Socially Engaged Buddhism
2014-03-31 Monday Night at Spirit Rock 3/31 17:02
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2013-12-01 Compassionate Service In the World 64:08
How to live in the world with an open heart. How altruism and service leads to happiness for ourselves and others.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month - Part 2
2013-11-24 Not yet titled 48:33
The Highest Path to Happiness
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month - Part 2

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