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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.

Scott Rodwin – Awareness of the Built Environment

Scott Rodwin – Awareness of the Built Environment

Scott Rodwin, Naropa University adjunct faculty teaching Building Design in the Environmental Studies Department, is one of the leading green architects in the country.

Deborah Bowman – Gestalt Awareness Practice: Healing in the Here & Now

Deborah Bowman – Gestalt Awareness Practice: Healing in the Here & Now

Deborah Bowman, PhD, is the founder of the Transpersonal Counseling Psychology and the Wilderness Therapy programs at Naropa. 

Ramon Parish: Discipline & Delight – An Embodied Education

Ramon Parish: Discipline & Delight – An Embodied Education

Ramon Parish is an adjunct instructor in Naropa’s environmental studies department currently teaching a course on Environmental Justice.

Jeffrey Pethybridge: Writing, Literature, & Contemplative Approach

Jeffrey Pethybridge: Writing, Literature, & Contemplative Approach

There’s a real diversity of tactics about how to integrate contemplative practices into the study of writing and the study of literature and the creation of those ways of being. This is about what it means to approach writing through a contemplative way.

Richard Brown: Contemplative Teaching

Richard Brown: Contemplative Teaching

The ninth episode of our university podcast, Mindful U at Naropa, is out on iTunes, Stitcher, & Fireside now! 

Stephen Polk: A City by and for the People

Stephen Polk: A City by and for the People

In this episode, Stephen Polk, MA imagines what an ideal city might be like. Specifically, Polk addresses four different aspects of a city ecosystem: community ownership, ecological sensibility, economic democracy, and people power.

Travis Cox: Sustainability is Ecopsychology

Travis Cox: Sustainability is Ecopsychology

In this episode, Travis Cox gives discusses Ecopsychology, a field whose goal is to bridge our cultures’ long standing historical gulf between the psychological and the ecological to see the needs of the planet and the person as a continuum.

Phillip Stanley: Sense Perceptions, Concepts, & Emotions

Phillip Stanley: Sense Perceptions, Concepts, & Emotions

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

Brigitte Mars: Herbal Health & Healing

Brigitte Mars: Herbal Health & Healing

Brigitte is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University and The School of Health Mastery in Iceland.

Scott Rodwin – Green Building 101

Scott Rodwin – Green Building 101

Scott Rodwin, Naropa University adjunct faculty teaching Building Design in the Environmental Department, is one of the leading green architects in the country.