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Jill Satterfield

Jill Satterfield is an international mindfulness and meditation teacher. She integrates somatic and contemplative psychology along with 35 years of Buddhist practice and silent retreats.

With her primary teacher Ajahn Amaro, Jill was the first to offer mindful movement on silent retreats at Spirit Rock and Insight Meditation Center over 25 years ago. She was a close student of and taught on Tsoknyi and Mingyur Rinpoche’s retreats. Jill’s Applied Embodied Mindfulness Trainings are part of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, Spirit Rock’s Mindful Yoga and Meditation Training and she is currently a mentor for Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach’s Mindfulness Teacher Training. She is a graduate of the Sati Center’s Buddhist Chaplaincy Training.

Her organization School for Compassionate Action: Mindfulness and Somatic Practices for chronic pain, illness, trauma and additions in was taught in hospitals and at- risk facilities while training others to do the same in New York City for over 10 years. She has been featured in and has written for many publications.

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November 08, 2019 - Minding the Body - Somatic Exploration of Emotions (part 1)

It’s time for us to be more in our bodies. In this culture, many of us are not really taught or invited into our bodies, at least in a somatic way, in a felt sense way. With the speed of life right now, the body is a great balancing element in our lives. It can bring us into the present moment instantly! And it can help us understand our own minds and bodies because it is a mirror. The body is a mirror to the mind, a mirror to the heart.

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