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“I appreciate that the information has been synthesized in a clear way. This body of work provides a balance of non-authoritative structure with kindness, self-permission, and luxuriating that feels like a necessary and exciting piece. It fills the gap of "what's been missing" in previous experiences of meditation for me.” - Malia

"Thank you Jamie for your work, for your journeys from the outside in with physical stepping stones that help me to anchor in and connect with the physicality of my being. It is truly a treasure for me." - Elisabeth, Teacher

How this online training is unique: Live sessions not prerecorded

The emphasis on stillness does not leave out movement nor is the body forgotten

Group is small with each person receiving individual attention and relevant information

Each person's individual adaptations and responses are encouraged and valued

Each person receives three consults to fine tune their practice

Winter 2019 Module 1: Practice and Theory - Content, Dates & fees

This immersion in the practice and theory of Embodied Mindfulness is designed to generate an easily repeatable individual daily somatic sitting practice to cultivate greater degrees of ease, patience and focus while nurturing one's well-being.

Module 1 consists of a series of live online classes, an online retreat, MP3 recordings of all practices, support from a peer group, assorted readings and 3 individual online sessions.

Over the course of the program, you will learn a developmental sequence of 30 body-based practices for stillness. These somatically informed practices will:

  • Introduce basic anatomy for objective information through various maps of the body
  • Create a felt experience of one's body from the inside out for subjective information
  • Integrate the somatic technologies of breath, alignment, self-contact, movement and stillness into a comprehensive template for bodily awareness and emotional well-being

In each session, you are:

  • Guided in four unique 15-20 minute practices with time for personal exploration and assimilation
  • Engaged in interactive dialogue, question and answer, and theory

During the week, you have recordings of the practices as MP3 files for your personal use to repeat and integrate the material.

3 individual sessions are included for more personalized attention. These sessions focus on practice and theory while tracking your experience and making meaning.

We complete the program with a 5-hour online retreat to bring the practices together.


Fees include 18 hours of live online classes, a 5-hour online retreat, audio recordings of all practices and theory, 3 individual online sessions with Jamie, and assorted readings. Group size is limited to 12.

6 consecutive Sundays begins February 17, 2019

February 17 & 24, 2019

March 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2019

9:30 AM-12:30pm West Coast; 12:30-3:30 PM East Coast; 6:30-9:30 PM Europe

March 31 2019 Online Retreat  
8am-1pm West Coast; 11 AM-4 PM East Coast; 5-10 PM Europe

Early bird rate: $595 by january 14, 2019; $650 after

Application HERE

Partial Scholarships based on need are available. Inquire


Jamie McHugh