III. Embodied Judaism
8 class sessions, Mar 19 - May 4
(no class on Apr 30)
Jewish life has focused its energy on intellectual learning without regard for all the ways in which Jewish practice is integrally related to our experience of being embodied. This course invites us to think about the treatment of the body in Jewish spiritual practice. We will examine the themes of: Tefillin, Tallit, Kippah, Mikveh, Prayer, Eating/Fasting, Lulav/Sukkah, Candles, and Sex with the intention of learning how to experience the presence of the Divine in, and through, our bodies. By cultivating an embodied spiritual practice, we can transform everyday activities―eating, walking, breathing, washing―into moments of deep spiritual realization, bringing together the sacred and the mundane.
Cost: $180 ($220 for non-members)
This is a stand-alone class that is part of a series of three courses. If you register for all three classes, there is a package discount. Also, when offering the convenience of on-line registration, we do incur credit card fees. If you would like to help us offset those fees, an option is included when it is time for payment.
If you prefer, you can download a form here, and return it to the main office with your payment.