Jan-Feb -- Rebel Heart Meditation : 2017 Self Love Challenge
Rebel Heart Meditation Presents:
2017 Self Love Challenge
Wednesdays, January 4th- February 8th
with Ralph De La Rosa
The truth is, you can only love others as much you love yourself, and the more you love yourself, the more the best kind of love exists in the world. After all, no one can love you the way that you can.
This is your invitation to rewire your brain, heart, and psyche through somatic and metta (lovingkindness) meditations, group exercises, and weekly self-investment assignments. Lovingkindness meditation has been scientifically shown to increase joy, contentment, gratitude, pride, hope, interest, amusement, awe, authentic presence, sense of purpose in life, enhance relationships, and decrease physical illness (Fredrickson, et al., 2008; Kok, et al., 2013).
If you find it easy to do for others but have trouble being kind to yourself, this challenge is for you. If you want a better handle on your strong emotions, to feel more clarity in your relationships, and to heal old wounds, this challenge is for you.
Beginners and busy minds welcome. No experience with meditation necessary.
All sessions are recorded and shared with full series registrants in case you miss a session, and so you have guided meditations to listen to for home support as well.
Buy this series for as a gift for a friend and attend the first session yourself for free
Ralph De La Rosa is an integrative psychotherapist, seasoned meditation instructor, and transformative life coach with a private practice in NYC. His work has been featured in MindBodyGreen, Elephant Journal, Women's Health, Self Magazine, GQ, AFAR Magazine, TimeOut NY, Embodied Philosophy, and NY Yoga + Life Magazine. He is a teaching mentor at MNDFL's meditation teacher training program and also teaches with Susan Piver's Daily Dharma Gathering. Ralph began practicing meditation in 1996 within the bhakti yoga tradition and has been a student of Amma (Mata Amritananda Mayi) since 2000. He has studied Buddhism since 2005 and holds vows within the Shambhala lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Ralph began teaching in 2008 when he founded Rebel Heart Meditation. Ralph is a summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University's Graduate School of Social Services and is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). He is also a certified yoga instructor and has trained in Breathwork and Reiki. Ralph currently resides in Brooklyn with his two ridiculous cats named Emma Goldman and Henry Lee.