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2019 International Mindfulness Conference
Friday, March 22nd – Monday, March 25th, 2019

The Institute for Mindfulness South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa

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David will be a keynote speaker along with Jon Kabat-Zinn, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Rebecca Crane, and Ruth King at The 2019 International Mindfulness Conference in South Africa. He’ll be exploring the relationship between mindfulness, trauma, and inequality.

Becoming Trauma-Sensitive: Theory and Skills to Make Meditation Safe and Effective for Trauma Survivors

May 4th-5th, 2019 | Sydney, Australia
May 7th-8th, 2019 | Melbourne, Australia
May 11th-12th, 2019 | Auckland, New Zealand

Mindfulness Training Institute – Australia & New Zealand

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Designed for wellness professionals, this two-day workshop will equip you with the tools you need to offer mindfulness in a safe, effective, trauma-sensitive way. Whether you’re a beginning or veteran practitioner, anyone engaged in offering contemplative practices will benefit from this workshop, including therapists, coaches, and meditation, classroom, yoga, or religious teachers.

Becoming Trauma-Sensitive:
The Professionals’ Path to Making Meditation Safe and Effective for Trauma Survivors

May 27th, 2019 | 9am – 4:30pm

Saint Paul University | MAGentix
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA

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David will be returning to his home province in Canada to offer a one-day workshop on trauma-sensitive mindfulness. Whether you’re a beginning or veteran practitioner, anyone engaged in offering contemplative practices will benefit from this workshop, including therapists, coaches, and meditation, classroom, yoga, or religious teachers.

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Workshop

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme)
Concord, MA | open to the public

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David will be offering a daylong training on trauma-sensitive mindfulness to the iBme teacher training community as a public event. He’ll explore the tenets of trauma-sensitive practice, offer experiential practices, and engage in conversation with the community.

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness:
A Five-Day Intensive Workshop

June 24th-28th, 2019

Omega Institute
Rhinebeck, NY

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This will be David’s only 5-day trauma-sensitive mindfulness workshop in 2019. Combining lecture and case study with experiential practice and discussion, the workshop will cover the five principles of trauma-sensitive practice — including dozen of modifications connected to each. It’ll be an exciting chance to take a deep dive into the work.

Changing Ourselves, Changing the World:
Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness
Practice and Training

Friday, August 2nd – Sunday, August 4th, 2019

Omega Institute, Co-Sponsored by the Mindfulness Center at Brown University
Rhinebeck, NY

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This one-of-a-kind weekend exploration for professionals is an exploration of the benefits of mindfulness practice and teaching applied to one of the most pervasive and challenging issues of our times: trauma. David will be partnering with Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness and trauma specialist Rhonda Magee, and MBSR teachers Florence Meleo-Meyer and Lynn Koerbel from the Mindfulness Center at Brown University.

First, Do No Harm: Working Skillfully with
Meditation-Related Challenges
October 9-11th, 2020  |  7-9 pm

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee

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David will be sharing share the stage with his colleagues Willoughby Britton and Jared Lindahl at a joint event co-sponsored by the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC), the UCSD Center for Mindfulness, and Insight LA.’s First, Do No Harm event designed to equip mindfulness practitioners and meditation teachers with the necessary knowledge and tools to practice and teach meditation in a safe, supportive way. They’ll share be speaking about various types of meditation-related challenges, the circumstances that contribute to their impact and duration, how they are interpreted and appraised, and best trauma-informed practices for working with challenges.

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