Death as a Spiritual Teacher
An At-Home Daylong Workshop with David Chernikoff
Sponsored by the Aspen Chapel and Sage-ing International
Saturday, September 12th, 2020
9am - 3pm MDT | 11am - 5pm EDT
Sliding Scale $0-$100
Facing death with open eyes and an open heart teaches us to live life with grace, grit, and gratitude. In this workshop, we will combine short talks by the teacher, partner and small group exercises, guided meditations, and heart- felt discussions in a caring, supportive learning environment. This course is an invitation to live fully, love well, and die joyfully.
David Chernikoff is a meditation teacher, spiritual counselor, and life coach who taught psychology and meditation at Naropa University for many years. In the early 1980s, he worked at Ram Dass’s Hanuman Foundation Dying Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico and then became the director of Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, N.M. He later spent three years in Nepal doing development work for the Seva Foundation and studying with Tibetan teachers, after which he returned to the U.S. and became the education and training director of the Spiritual Eldering Institute. In that role, he taught conscious aging programs throughout the U.S., in Canada, and in Ireland. David is currently one of the guiding teachers of the Insight Meditation Community of Colorado and has a private practice in Boulder. For more information and sample teachings, please see his website: www.davidchernikoff.com.