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Lucid Waking & Dream Yoga – Loch Kelly and Michael Katz | 10AM-5PM


10:00 am – 5:00 pm

How do we live a compassionate, awakened life? Lucid wak- ing begins with a shift out of our small separate sense of self into awake awareness, our nature of mind, called rigpa. Tibetan Buddhism teaches that every being possesses the capacity to recognize awake awareness. With practice, awake awareness may be accessed at any moment, during the day or even during sleep and dreaming.

Dream yoga is intended to enhance creativity, self-exploration and spiritual/psychological growth through powerful techniques of lucid dreaming derived principally from the Tibetan dream yoga tradition. Lucidity within the dream state represents exceptional potential, and is a gateway to mastery of the dream process.

Loch will offer ways of glimpsing awake awareness and effortless mindfulness as doorways to lucid waking and living from our com- passionate heart mind. Dr. Katz will induce lucidity within a dream by combined experiential exercises of deep relaxation training and induction.
Please join us for this illuminating, experiential workshop, where you will learn simple practices of dream yoga and the glimpsing of awake awareness.

Sunday, February 17; 10AM-5PM  |   General$80/Members:$72     CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Tibet House US Gallery
22 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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About the Presenters

Dr. Michael Katz

Michael Katz Psychologist, artist, and author has a doctoral degree in psychology from New York University. He is a long time student of Tibetan Buddhism and has studied with many of the great masters of this age.
He is the co-author and editor of the book “Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light” with Chogyal Namkhai Norbu . He is also the author of the book “Tibetan Dream Yoga the Royal Road to Enlightenment “as well as the fictional novel “The White Dolphin.”
Michael a Santi Maha Sangha teacher in the Dzogchen Community was authorized to teach dream yoga and meditation by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu . He has subsequently taught dream yoga for two decades in more than 30 countries internationally as well as Harvard University, Amherst College, Tibet House and other institutions and organizations.
He was featured in the discovery channel’s program “The Power of Dreams ” and was a featured speaker at the first  ” Gateways of the Mind conference in London. He was also featured  in a documentary movie called “Tamara’s Sacred Journey ” after leading a group to sacred caves in Tibet in 2010.His paintings were the subject of a  one person show at Tibet /house  called ” Form Is Emptiness” in 2013.

Loch Kelly

Loch Kelly, M.Div., LCSW is the author of the new book Shift into Freedom: The Science and Practice of Open-Hearted Awareness, which was named “Top 10 Best Books of the Year” by Spirituality & Health Magazine. He is an educator, psychotherapist and meditation teacher invited by both Mingyur Rinpoche and Adyashanti. Loch has worked in community mental health, addiction recovery and counseled family members of 9/11. He is the founder of the non-profit Open-Hearted Awareness Institute. Loch collaborates with neuroscientists at Yale, UPenn and NYU to study how awareness training enhances compassion and wellbeing. For more information, visit www.lochkelly.org.