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Thursday Satsang In Person and Via Zoom: “Silence, Transitions, Transformation: Liminal Spaces of Spiritual Unfoldment” with Stephen Parker (Stoma) PsyD, E-RYT-500 – January 11, 2024

Thursday Satsang In Person and Via Zoom January 11, 2024

An Evening with Stephen Parker (Stoma) PsyD, E-RYT-500

“Silence, Transitions, Transformation: Liminal Spaces of Spiritual Unfoldment” 

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

5:30-6:45 p.m.: Gentle Hatha Yoga with Sunita Gangopadhyay
7:00-7:30 p.m.: Guided Meditation with Stephen Parker (Stoma)
7:30-8:30 p.m.: Presentation by Stephen Parker (Stoma) PsyD, E-RYT-500
8:30 p.m.: Evening Prayers
8:40 p.m.: Snacks
Join Stoma on Thursday, January 11th, for a discussion regarding silence, spaces of transition, of change, and the creativity arising out of the liminal edges…the energy of spiritual unfoldment.

Dr. Stephen Parker was initiated in the Himalayan Yoga tradition by Swami Veda Bharati and was given the initiate name Stoma in 1971. Among the first teachers certified by the Himalayan International Teachers’ Association, H.I.T.A., he began teaching hatha yoga in 1974. During that time he also studied Sanskrit with Swami Veda and South Asian languages and culture for his B.A. at the University of Minnesota.

Stoma is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500-hour level of the Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 500). A member of the International Association of Y.T., he serves on the faculties of the Meditation Center in Minneapolis and the Sadhaka Gram ashram in Rishikesh, India. He is also a senior faculty member of the Himalayan Yoga Tradition Teachers’ Training Program. He has lectured on yoga, meditation, yoga psychology, and spiritual practice in the U.S. and Canada as well as in Caribbean countries, Holland, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Lithuania, South Africa, Korea, Hong Kong, and India.

Stoma has been a licensed psychologist in private practice in St. Paul, MN since 1985. He also served as Adjunct Assistant School Professor of Counseling and Psychological Services at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN.

Dr. Parker edited volume two of Swami Veda’s definitive scholarly work on the “Yoga-Sutras of Patanjali.” He is also the author of “Clearing the Path, The Yoga Way to a Clear and Pleasant Mind: Yoga, Neuroscience and Emotion”(2017) published by AHYMSA publishers.

To support the work of The Meditation Center and register you can donate here (suggested donation $15.00) for Thursday Satsang or make a general donation by clicking on the “donate” button on the “Support TMC” website page.

Or donate through PayPal.

Note: There is parking available for TMC visitors 

in the St. Boniface lot across the street from the Center.