iRest Meditation - Pure, Simple, Direct
Meditation is the art of attention. It invites us to awaken to wholeness, to the undeniable that we often overlook because of its pure simplicity. Join Stephanie Lopez, LISW-S, C-IAYT, psychotherapist, certified yoga therapist, and meditation teacher, in her popular and powerful iRest practice to slow down, sit back, and uncover your essential nature.
When we stop resisting experience and bring skillful means to meet each moment, our underlying ease of being is able to truly shine forth.
This simple, transformational, and research-based practice promotes resilience, well-being, and awakening. Through experiential practice and dynamic dialogue, you will:
Learn the 10 Step Protocol to enhance personal meditation
Experience BodySensing source yoga for somatic well-being
Practice BreathSensing for resiliency, increased energy, and deep relaxation.
You will experience guided unique yoga nidra meditation, silent sitting, interactive dialogue, and gentle movement and breathing techniques. Return home with practices for bringing loving presence, curiosity, and self-compassion to any sensations, emotions, core beliefs, or memories that otherwise might hold you hostage in daily life.
Whether you are in a life transition, want to take your practice to the next level, or simply yearn to relax and rejuvenate—discover the natural wisdom, alive wonder, and unshakeable stillness that is present in every moment of life.
Stephanie Lopez, L.I.S.W.-S., C-IAYT
Director of Operations ~ iRest Institute
Senior iRest Trainer, Retreat Leader, Supervisor, and Certified iRest Teacher
San Rafael, CA
Stephanie Lopez is a Licensed Independent Social Worker, Gestalt therapist, Certified Yoga Therapist, Senior iRest Trainer, Retreat Leader and Supervisor. She is also a Certified iRest Teacher and serves as the Director of Operations for the iRest Institute.
Stephanie's work is informed by her longtime immersion in the non-dual teachings of yoga and an integration of the wisdom traditions of both Eastern spirituality and Western Psychology. Stephanie interweaves principles of iRest and self-inquiry into her clinical psychotherapy practice. In addition, she maintains a specialized practice devoted to iRest, helping people uncover their essential well-being, deal with difficult emotions & beliefs, and develop a meditation practice. Stephanie’s compassionate presence, depth of knowledge, and love of this work create a welcoming space for insightful learning. She shares her insights in retreats, workshops, classes, and trainings throughout the US and internationally.
Since first meeting and studying with Richard Miller in 2002 Stephanie has been committed to authenticity and truth. In learning to welcome life as it is, life now reveals beauty and wonder in the most ordinary of experiences. She considers it a great privilege to support the iRest community to share these teachings throughout the world.
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