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Returning to Ourselves: Integration

Returning to Ourselves: Integration

With Gabor Maté and Betsy Polatin  •  September 12, 9AM to 12PM PDT

A follow-up session for online retreat participants only

We would like to offer to the participants of the online retreat "Returning to Ourselves" July 16–19, an additional free/by donation session facilitated by Dr. Gabor Mate and Betsy Polatin, to connect, debrief, and deepen our integration process together after the retreat. This session is ONLY for retreat participants.

The session will be held on September 12, from 9am to 12pm PDT.
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Please enter any donation amount that you can afford to help us cover our additional production costs ($0 is also fine).

Once you register, you will receive an email with the link to the zoom session for the event. Please note this link, and put it in your calendar for easy reference!

If you are not able to attend the session LIVE, you will find the recording available along with the other recordings of this event here.

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Returning to Ourselves: Integration

Sep 12, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm PDT

Gabor Maté

Gabor Maté, M.D. is a physician and best-selling author whose books have been published in twenty languages. His interests include child development, the mind-body unity in health and illness, and the treatment of addictions. Gabor has worked in palliative care and as a family physician, and for fourteen years practiced addiction medicine in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. As a speaker he regularly addresses professional and lay audiences throughout North America. He is the recipient of a number of awards, including a Simon Fraser University Outstanding Alumnus Award and an honorary degree from the University of Northern British Columbia. His most recent book, In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction, won the Hubert Evans Prize for literary nonfiction. He is Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Criminology, Simon Fraser University.


Betsy Polatin

Betsy Polatin, an internationally recognized teacher, is currently a Master Lecturer at Boston University's College of Fine Arts. She has been teaching for forty years and has training in music, dance, yoga, trauma, meditation, and the healing arts. Teaching experience includes; Music Schools, Meditation Centers, the Psychotherapy Networker, Performing Arts Medicine Association, Bessel van der Kolk’s International Trauma Conference, and many other classes in the US and abroad. Betsy is currently co-teaching a class with Dr Peter Levine, international trauma expert, called, "Trauma and the Performing Artist.” Her unique combination of work, The Actor’s Secret, blends the Alexander Technique with Carl Stough’s Breathing Coordination principles and Peter Levine's Somatic Experiencing. Having been involved with meditation since 1966, her work is greatly influenced by spiritual, and meditation masters. As a breathing and movement specialist, she has had numerous articles published in the Huffington Post. Her new book, Humanual, is a manual for being human.


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