Reggie Ray – Awakening the Heart
A Somatic Training Program to Open Your Heart to the World
There is no more powerful vehicle for knowing yourself and others than the human heart. For it is through the opening of the heart that we touch our own deepest experience, and come to connect with each other. In Awakening the Heart, Dr. Reggie Ray presents a 24-CD somatic training curriculum designed to help us dismantle the walls around our hearts and dwell in bodhicitta (literally “awakened heart mind”).
Rediscovering the Vast and Mysterious Domain of the Human Heart
“In the modern world,” explains Reggie, “we often feel lost in our relationships and uncertain in our ability to care about other people. But at the same time, as social creatures, we share a very deep inspiration toward connection, loving, and communion with others.”
We find ourselves in this predicament because of our culture›s emphasis on the left-brain or “thinking mind” as the primary lens for viewing oneself and the world. In Awakening the Heart, Reggie will lead you through a progressive series of teachings and body-based meditations for rediscovering the vast and mysterious domain of the human heart—and accessing the depths of wisdom available within your body at this very moment. This is the path of bodhicitta, a compassionate commitment to be present to life and transform oneself in order to love everything that is in a way that is infinite and unconditional.
“Who we are in our essence is a living field of awakened and boundless love,” teaches Reggie. Awakening the Heart is your invitation to the lifelong journey of reconnecting to our fundamental goodness and cultivating our capacity to love.
More Than 20 Somatic Meditations Including Practices of:
Opening the central channel
Exploring the energy of awareness
Entering the territory of the heart
Opening the 1000-petal lotus
Breathing the Fire Up from the Depths of the Earth
Maitri for challenging situations and people
Citta Maitri (literally “benevolent heart-mind”)
Somatic meditation for working with a traumatic event
Directing compassion to yourself and others
The four immeasurables