Oren Jay Sofer is a teacher and practitioner of mindfulness meditation, Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and somatics. He began practicing meditation in 1997, and soon developed a deep interest in the relationship between mindfulness, embodied presence, and communication. A graduate of the BayNVC North American Leadership Training, he began teaching NVC in 2006 and has taught classes and workshops to individuals and organizations nationally. His teaching places particular emphasis how awareness practice and communication training can inform and deepen one another in a synergistic manner. Oren also holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University and is trained and certified in Somatic Experiencing for healing trauma, and is a graduate of the IMS/IRC/Spirit Rock Vipassana Teachers’ Training Program. His blog at OrenJaySofer.com considers aspects of integrating spiritual practice into daily life.
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View Oren’s complete teaching schedule, including classes and workshops on mindfulness meditation.