2023 Queer Retreat: Attuning to Our Powers - the Five Spiritual Faculties as a Path to Liberation
A Residential & Online Retreat with Leslie Booker, Ian Challis and Jacoby Ballard
Oct 15 - Oct 21, 2023 | Self-retreat: Oct 22 - 28, 2023
Disability Accommodations via Zoom
Holding 50% of space for BIPOC folks to register
To support Dhamma Dena’s commitment to equity in this practice community, we are holding 50% of available spaces for BIPOC folks. On September 1 unclaimed spaces will be made available for those on the waitlist.
This retreat is offered at no cost. You are invited to offer dana / donations for the retreat costs and the teachers at any time through Dhamma Dena's Paypal.
Booker brings her heart and wisdom to the intersection of Dharma, Embodied Wisdom, and Liberation. She shares her expertise nationally on expanding our vision around culturally responsive teaching, and changing the paradigm of self and community care. She is a co-founder of the Yoga Service Council at Omega Institute and the Meditation Working Group of Occupy Wall Street. Booker is a co-author of Best Practices for Yoga in a Criminal Justice Setting, a contributor to Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality’s report: Gender & Trauma—Somatic Interventions for Girls in Juvenile Justice, YOGA: The Secret of Life, and contributed to Sharon Salzberg’s book ‘Happiness at Work’. In 2020 she was invited in as Sojourner Truth Leadership Fellow through Auburn Seminary, and was voted by her peers as one of the 12 Powerful Women in the Mindfulness Movement. She is currently based in Philadelphia. Website: www.lesliebooker.com