A Taste of Age-ing to Sage-ing: Re-envisioning Elderhood

Dates: a two-session program on Wednesdays: September 9 & September 16
Times: 12 – 1:30 pm EDT (9 – 10:30 am PDT)
Cost: Pay-what-you-can
Instructors: Lucinda Kurtz, M.A. and Oran Hesterman, Ph.D

Join us for this one or two part class that presents a taste of the inspiring teachings of Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l, from his groundbreaking book, From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Revolutionary Approach to Growing Older. Feed your soul with this inspiring program for spiritual growth as Sages that empowers us to live our daily lives as sacred journeys, filled with delicious opportunities for joy and renewal. As we move through these challenging and tumultuous times, fortify yourself with nourishing practices that transform what appear as obstacles into new pathways and channels for shefa, holy creative energy.

On the Sage-ing® journey, we discover the special kedushah/holiness of our life cycle. Building on the teachings of Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l, our transformative Sage-ing Tools are rooted in Jewish practices as well as the wisdom of other traditions and contemplative mind sciences and empower us to:

  • Harvest the wisdom of our life experience to enrich the present moment;
  • Face our mortality and learn from it;
  • Mature in our relationships and in our communities;
  • Develop a regenerative spirit;
  • Take active leadership roles in society.

Join us in this intergenerational workshop as we offer presentations intertwined with journal writing exercises, study texts, share stories, chant, and experience interactive and individual meditations.

This inspiring program for spiritual growth as Sages, offers initiation into the inner and outer transformations of consciousness that help us to harvest the fruits of our spiritual eldering and to live joyfully on our holy, enlightening journey on this sacred planet. As sages we can transform the world as we transform ourselves.

Building on the teachings of Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l, our transformative Sage-ing Tools are rooted in Jewish practices as well as the wisdom of other traditions and contemplative mind sciences. And we learn how to turn it all into sage blessings for wholeness and peace. Harvesting the wisdom of our life experience, we learn from facing our mortality, mature in our relationships, develop a regenerative spirit and find ourselves drawn to take active leadership roles as honored elders in our communities and society.

Join us in this intergenerational workshop as we offer presentations intertwined with journal writing exercises, study texts, share stories, chant, and experience interactive and individual meditations. We’ll learn how to transform what appear as obstacles into new pathways and channels for shefa, holy creative energy. That can be the biggest blessing of all!

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