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Please join us April 28th, 2018 for

“Real Talk on Waking Up”
With  Co-teachers Jessica Graham and Christopher Kelly PhD.

This event will be a day of practices for generating awakenings and provide post-awakenings techniques for integration. This will be  a frank discussion on spiritual awakenings and how to navigate the hidden traps on the path to enlightenment.

Christopher Kelly, Ph.D. is an award winning teacher who has taught at several major universities including the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the University of Maryland, College Park. He has studied the nature of consciousness for over twenty years, receiving degrees in physics and philosophy.

Jessica Graham is a spiritual teacher, writer, filmmaker, and actor. She is deeply inspired by Shinzen Young and Adyashanti, and has been teaching since 2009. She is a contributing editor of the meditation blog, Deconstructing Yourself, in which her popular series, Mindful Sex, appears. She co-founded The Eastside Mindfulness Collective, dedicated to exploring secular spirituality through mindful living and learning.


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Against the Stream Meditation Center

1001 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica 90401

Full Scholarships are available. Please contact Carol Houst at 310-927-1025 to apply.