Tag archives: potluck

Healing Touch: Everything’s Coming up Rosen
By Steven Libowitz   |   October 24, 2019

It might seem counterintuitive to consider as a spiritual practice a healing modality that looks like it largely consists of massage-like touch with a little bit of talking. The Rosen Method, after all, was developed in the early 1980s by a former physical therapist named Marion Rosen. The bodywork is based on the concept that […]

Community that Dances Together…
By Steven Libowitz   |   September 13, 2018

The description on Yoga Soup’s website was intriguing: “A movement community experience suitable for everybody… combining guided movement meditations, structured improvisation, simple choreographed exercises, and the exhilarating experience of moving in unison with other bodies.” But then, that begs the question: In a town that has more ecstatic dancing gatherings and contact improv sessions per […]

Rare Tibetan Buddhism Empowerment in Santa Barbara
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 21, 2018

His Holiness Dudjom Sangye Pema Shepa – the reincarnation of HH Dudjom Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, the supreme head of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism – is coming to town this week for a special presentation. His Holiness will give an empowerment and transmission of the Dechen Namrol Rigdzin Düpa known as The Display of […]