How do we awaken here and now as everyday people?

Awakening is not just about Waking Up –- to realize the Mystery of our Infinite Nature. It’s also about Waking DOWN -- into life, our bodies, and relating to others in Mutuality with honor and authenticity. These are the insights of Saniel Bonder, founder of the Waking Down teaching.

Waking Down is really is a sacred integration of consciousness and body; and a transforming engagement with others in mutually conscious relationship. We offer compassionate listening to each other in mutuality as we explore embodied awakening, and practice acceptance in Being with whatever is happening in the moment, without pressure to redirect it. Transformation happens readily and organically through the wisdom of Being, in each person’s right timing. We see awakening as a platform for further evolution.

Our gatherings, called sittings, will include silent meditation, mutual gazing, and conscious sharing in a setting that facilitates embodied trust.

Come to a Waking Down Meetup and give yourself the chance to steep in a sacred space dedicated entirely to the deepening recognition of all that we are. You may have an extensive spiritual history, or little, or none.  You may feel hunger, dissatisfaction, pain, or futility, and that's OK -- we'll meet you wherever you are.

We welcome you to join this collaborative exploration of Embodied Awakening!

NEWCOMERS...

We encourage you to read a little about Waking Down before the sitting so you have some context and can optimize your time at the sitting. In particular, we recommend these essays:

For Newcomers

About Waking Down

• Map of Embodied Awakening, CC Leigh

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Waking Down Long Island - monthly sittings on the first Friday of the month

Recent Meetups

  • April 11 · 10:00 AM

    Embodying Conscious Presence - a Day-Long Event in NYC

    3 Members

    Embodying Conscious Presence with our Waking Down Northeast Teachers in NYC  -  April 11, 10 am to 6 pm Come join us as we awaken to more and more of who wwe are as the... Learn more
  • April 3 · 7:30 PM

    Monthly Waking Down Sitting

    3 Members

    This meetup is currently closed to new members so that the monthly Waking Down sittings have a chance to go deeper into this amazing embodied awakening process. An... Learn more
  • March 6 · 7:30 PM

    Monthly Waking Down Sitting

    7 Members

    Open to new and existing members who want to experience the powerful transmission and heartfelt community that is Waking Down.
  • February 6 · 7:30 PM

    Waking Down sitting

    7 Members | 5.00

    Open to new and existing members who want to experience the powerful transmission and heartfelt community that is Waking Down. Waking Down is a transmission activated... Learn more
  • January 2 · 7:30 PM

    January Waking Down sitting

    12 Members | 5.00

    Open to new and existing members who want to experience the powerful transmission and heartfelt community that is Waking Down.
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