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The Bricolage of a Naropa Education

The Bricolage of a Naropa Education

We are excited to announce this week’s episode features Naropa faculty from our Interdisciplinary Studies program, Candace Walworth and Cynthia Drake.

Paul Bassis: The ARISE Movement

Paul Bassis: The ARISE Movement

ARISE Festival takes place over three days (August 3rd-5th, 2018) at Sunrise Ranch, a 350-acre organic farm and retreat center, located in a stunning Colorado mountain valley just west of the town of Loveland.

Barbara Catbagan: Creating Resilient Teachers for a Crazy World

Barbara Catbagan: Creating Resilient Teachers for a Crazy World

Barbara Catbagan is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Contemplative Education Department, at Naropa University. Her dedication to contemplative education has evolved through the intersections of her daily practice, her K-12 teaching background and her association with the National Coalition for Equity in Education through which she works with institutions of higher education on issues and initiatives of equity, social justice, and personal and professional development.

Holistic Life Foundation: Empowering Underserved Communities

Holistic Life Foundation: Empowering Underserved Communities

The Holistic Life Foundation is a Baltimore-based 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization committed to nurturing the wellness of children and adults in underserved communities.

Elaine Yuen: Engaging Our World with Contemplative Practice

Elaine Yuen: Engaging Our World with Contemplative Practice

Elaine Yuen, ordained in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, is a Senior Teacher within the Shambhala mandala, and Associate Professor and Chair of the Wisdom Traditions Department at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado.

Joey Marti: Healing Emotional Trauma Naturally with TiPi

Joey Marti: Healing Emotional Trauma Naturally with TiPi

The newest episode of our university podcast, ‘MindfulU at Naropa University,’ is out on iTunes, Stitcher, and Fireside now! We are…

Mark Miller: Contemplative Approaches to Music & Improv

Mark Miller: Contemplative Approaches to Music & Improv

Mark Miller plays soprano and tenor saxophones, flute, alto flute, bass flute, and shakuhachi, the bamboo flute traditionally associated with Japanese Zen Buddhism.

Lauren Ciovacco: A Journey of Discovering Sanity

Lauren Ciovacco: A Journey of Discovering Sanity

Lauren will be presenting this weekend at Naropa at the 11th Annual Conference for the Society for Humanistic Psychology on ‘The Sanity of Addiction: A Perspective Borne of Wisdom and Compassion.’

Lama Rod Owens: A Dialogue Between Love and Rage

Lama Rod Owens: A Dialogue Between Love and Rage

‘Considered one of the leaders of the next generation of Dharma teachers, Lama Rod Owens has a blend of formal Buddhist training and life experience that gives him a unique ability to understand, relate and engage with those around him in a way that’s spacious and sincere.

Anne Parker: Gross National Happiness

Anne Parker: Gross National Happiness

The newest episode of our university podcast, ‘MindfulU at Naropa University,’ is out now! This…

Ian Sanderson: Survival Skills Through a Contemplative Model

Ian Sanderson: Survival Skills Through a Contemplative Model

A member of the Mohawk Nation, Turtle clan, Ian Sanderson hails from the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve.  He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Studies from Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario.

Joy Redstone: Compassionate Therapy, Counseling & Poverty

Joy Redstone: Compassionate Therapy, Counseling & Poverty

Joy Redstone is a licensed clinical social worker and addiction counselor (CAC III), as well as being adjunct faculty at Naropa and University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work.