Oren Jay Sofer

Oren Jay Sofer

Oren J. Sofer leads retreats and workshops on mindful communication around the United States, particularly in Insight Meditation venues, including Spirit Rock, Insight Meditation Society, and Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, but also in educational settings, particularly in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a teacher and practitioner of Insight Meditation, nonviolent communication (NVC), and somatics. He spent two years as an anagarika in the Thai forest tradition. He is a Somatic Experiencing practitioner, a collaborative trainer with Bay Nonviolent Communication, and a graduate of the IMS-Spirit Rock Teacher Training Program. Oren is also a member of Senior Program staff for Mindful Schools, one of the world leaders in mindful education.

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EVENTS

Oren Jay Sofer Dharma Talk and Say What You Mean Book Signing

December 5, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | Cambridge, MA, ma

On most Wednesday evenings throughout the year, a Cambridge Insight Meditation Center or visiting teacher offers a Dharma Talk. Registration is not required; this is a drop-in program. We invite attendees to offer financial support for our visiting teachers through the practice of dana (generosity)....

Waking up with Words: Finding the Dharma Together with Oren Jay Sofer

December 10, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. | Redwood City, CA, ca

Join Oren for Insight Meditation Center's weekly Monday night Dharma meditation. The Dharma talk will explore the author's personal journey with Dharma practice and communication training, and include a reading from his new book, Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication. This...