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Feeling EMBRACEd: Bringing Trauma-Sensitivity to Plum Village Practices

August 12, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

You are invited to join Portland area sanghas for a morning of mindfulness and presentation by Dharma Teacher, Joann Rosen. Joann will share insights and practices from the work of the EMBRACE Sangha and her own deepening understanding of what can open up for us when we view our practice through a neuroscientific and trauma sensitive lens.


When:              Saturday, August 12th, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Where:             Great Cloud Hall 

Studio Bldg (copper roof)

919 SW Taylor, Suite 900 (GTT Group)

Portland, Oregon 97205

(Next to Director Park, Pastini’s restaurant next door)

Parking:           Nearby parking structures, also South Park and Fox Tower; street parking

Mass Transit:`  Max and bus routes

Building Access:Building entrance uses an intercom system, touch button for GTT Group. You will be let in with access to the elevator. Go to the top floor.

What to bring:   Snacks, water, cushion if you like, dana for our teacher

Dana:                Great Cloud Hall has been offered free of charge in gratitude for the teachings. We ask that you please practice generosity for our teacher with whatever you can offer.

Registration:      No registration required but please let us know if you plan to attend so we can prepare the space in advance. Send email message to nisisegor@gmail.com.


Jo-ann Rosen, True River of Understanding, Chân Tuê Hà (pronouns she/her), is a Dharma Teacher, having received the Lamp in 2012, practices with the EMBRACE,  and Victoria Sanghas, and is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She teaches and lectures internationally, focusing on inner stability and community resiliency. Author of UNSHAKEABLE to be released this fall, a neuroscience-informed and trauma-sensitive approach to individual practice and collective awakening.  Jo-ann draws strongly on her Jewish roots and her experience of LGBTQ life in rural Northern California.  She tends land in the oak woodlands with her partner of 40 years.



August 12, 2023
9:30 am - 12:00 pm


Nisi Segor


Great Cloud Hall
919 SW Taylor St. Suite 900
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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