Awakening Joy

An internationally recognized 5-month course taught by James Baraz on opening to life with appreciation, resilience and an open heart. Incline the mind towards well-being and gain deeper insight that will promote authentic joy.

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NOURISH YOURSELF IN 2018!

CONNECT WITH TRUE
WELL-BEING IN THESE CHALLENGING TIMES

James BarazMEET JAMES

James Baraz has taught mindfulness meditation since 1978 and is co-founder of the world-reknowned Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. He is co-author of two books Awakening Joy: 10 Steps to Happiness and Awakening Joy for Kids. James has taught the Awakening Joy course to over 15,000 people from 30 countries since 2003, as well as retreats and workshops in the US and internationally.

Jsmes BarazHOW IS THIS COURSE DELIVERED?

All participants receive the video and audio recordings of the live classes presented in Berkeley California, including guided meditations on each theme. You can review the materials at your own pace.

The Awakening Joy course features James as the sole presenter with a strong emphasis on experiential practice. He'll take you deeper into the ten themes than ever before as you make the firm commitment to bring about real and lasting change in your level of happiness and well-being.


WHY DO THIS?

  • Learn the science behind real happiness
  • Not a feel-good program, but a feel-everything program
  • Build healthier habits and beliefs through powerful awareness practices
  • Be part of a community through support groups and practice partners
  • Develop a solid mindfulness practice

TOOLS TO SUPPORT YOUR LEARNING

In addition to the online and audio material, you’ll get these additional tools to help you on the journey:


PRAISE FOR JAMES BARAZ AND AWAKENING JOY
Highly Recommended

“A very popular course. Melinda and I went to one of his seminars...Awakening Joy is very good!”

—Bill Gates, Microsoft Co-founder and Co-Chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

“James Baraz has turned Awakening Joy into a class and found that participants maintained a positive attitude even after it ended. He has been thrilled to receive messages from strangers in Europe, Africa and New Zealand. ‘It works!’ they write.”

—O Magazine

 

“Awakening Joy can lead each of us to live with dignity, compassion and gracious freedom. Savor and practice the exercises...use them to open your heart and transform your life. Your days on Earth will be full of blessings.”

—Jack Kornfield, Author of A Path with Heart
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For California licensed MFT’s, LCSW’s, Educational Psychologists, and Professional Clinical Counselors (and out-of-state participants who confirm reciprocity with California).

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