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Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck – Workshop with David Nichtern & Special Guest Susan Piver


7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, July 31, 2020 – 7-9PM EST | General:$25/Members:$22.50   REGISTER HERE

Join us for a dynamic conversation between David Nichtern and special guest Susan Piver, New York Times bestselling author and founder of the Open Heart Project, a  completely virtual meditation center with 18,000 members worldwide (full bio below).

In an ongoing series based on the principles in David’s book, Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck, we will be exploring the notion of Make Friends with Yourself – If You Don’t Nobody Else Can Or Will.

David and Susan will also be talking about creativity and career, with a background of spiritual practice and right livelihood. The workshop will include brief meditation instruction and practice, the dialog, and Q&A with the audience. This program is included for those registered in our TH Meditation Teacher Training Program and is also open to the public as well.   All are welcome.

Friday, July 31, 2020 – 7-9PM EST | General:$25/Members:$22.50   REGISTER HERE

David Nichtern is a senior Buddhist teacher who has been practicing and teaching meditation for over 40 years. He was one of the initial American students of renowned meditation master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and studied closely with him soon after his arrival in the United States in 1970. He is also a business consultant with companies creating a variety of offerings integrating meditation in a larger health and well-being context – including Goldman Sachs, Journey Meditation, True Nature Meditation (Tokyo), Balanced Athlete, The Center for Health & Healing, and Om Births, among others.

He has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Buddhist Geeks podcast, Duncan Trussell Family Hour Podcast and many others. David is the author of the critically acclaimed Awakening From the Daydream: Reimagining The Buddha’s Wheel of Life and the forthcoming Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck. He also mentors individual students both in person and online, and leads meditation teacher training programs around the world.

David is also a multiple Grammy-nominated and Emmy award-winning musician. He has recorded and played with Stevie Wonder, Christopher Guest, Jerry Garcia, Lana Del Rey, Maria Muldaur, Paul Simon and many others. Among his many credits in records, film and TV, David wrote the classic song “Midnight at the Oasis” and has produced multiple records for and periodically tours with Grammy nominated kirtan artist Krishna Das. For more info check out www.davidnichtern.com and facebook.com/davidnichtern.

Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life, The Wisdom of a Broken Heart and Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation. Her latest book is The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships.

Susan has been a student of Buddhism since 1993, graduated from a Buddhist seminary in 2004 and was authorized to teach meditation in 2005.

In 2012, she launched the Open Heart Project, a completely virtual meditation center that lives in the cloud. There are over 18,000 members all over the world who receive free monthly guided meditation videos from her.


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