Carla _Burns

Carla Burns

Job Role: Program Manager
Business Office / Department or Center: Center for Contemplative Chaplaincy
Department: BA Psychology, Center for Contemplative Chaplaincy, Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology
Academic Programs: BA Psychology, Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology
Courses Taught: COR-130, Roots & Branches; PSYB-415, Maitri Working with Emotions; PSYB-325, Awakening Compassion; CNSC-660, Maitri I; CNSC-665, Maitri II; CNSC-765, Maitri IV; EDU-330, Holistic Teaching Traditions; EDU-404, Maitri & Mudra Space Awareness; EDU-705, Embodied Wisdom

Carla Burns, MDiv, is an Instructor in Naropa's Core College including BA Contemplative psychology courses, and meditation practicums. She serves as faculty for the MA Contemplative Psychotherapy residential retreat program, and for Naropa's Compassion Initiative. She co-developed Naropa's Embodied Mindfulness in Teaching retreat program and is the Program Manager for the center-for-the-advancement-of-contemplative-education.|Her specialties include the integration of corporeal, elemental and spatial knowledge as a means to bring more dimension into our field of awareness; to cultivate the natural- receptive wisdom energy of the body that is inherently connected, wise, and spacious; and to close the distance between enlightenment and ordinary freedom.