Looking for a pragmatic dharma coach for 1-1 discussions

Bananas Bananas, modified 4 Months ago.

Looking for a pragmatic dharma coach for 1-1 discussions

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Hi guys, I'm looking for a dharma coach for 1-1 discussions on meditation advice, particularly regarding insight. Does anyone here know someone from the pragmatic dharma community who offers this (or anyone else, any reply will be helpful). I have so many questions & want to be able to have a dialogue with an expert, but I hardly know where to start in terms of finding one.

Thanks everybody,
Bananas
Martin, modified 4 Months ago.

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Hi Bananas,

Zachary put together a good list in this thread https://www.dharmaoverground.org/discussion/-/message_boards/message/21564331 (scroll down a bit).
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Noah D, modified 4 Months ago.

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Hi Bananas - I was thinking of setting something up like what you describe (except I am not expert).  I might be able to suggest some initial steps & I can likely help you identify an established teacher on that list that Martin posted.  If you would be interested in talking (at no charge), please send me an email at meditatingtogive | at | g m ail | d o t | c o m . 
Edward, modified 4 Months ago.

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Noah, would you care to publically list your 'qualifications', attainments, philosophy, experience etc. as per canonical Pragmatic Dharma ideals? 
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Noah D, modified 4 Months ago.

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Edward
Noah, would you care to publically list your 'qualifications', attainments, philosophy, experience etc. as per canonical Pragmatic Dharma ideals? 


Yeah, definitely.  
These are some of the major perceptual shifts I have had: http://noahsmonthlyupdate.blogspot.com/2017/12/milestones.html
Here is my practice log thread on the DhO: https://www.dharmaoverground.org/discussion/-/message_boards/message/5873597
Some things I have trained-in/studied as a student (to varying degrees) are: Mahasi noting, anapanasati/insight by the natural method (Buddhadasa), somatic meditation, 9 stages calm abiding, mahamudra, brahma viharas, perfect parent protocol, creation stage, tummo/jnanamudra, psychotherapy (EMDR, IFS, psychodynamic, CBT), diet/sleep/exercise/general-wellness approaches, habit formation/lifestyle design, adult psychology/ego development, integral theory.
Sam Gentile, modified 4 Months ago.

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Edward, I have someone I can 100% recomend. Send me an email at mscoree42@gmail.com and I can send their information.
Edward, modified 4 Months ago.

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Thanks Noah, I enjoyed reading your milestones on your blog. Many of them resonate with my own experiences.

Sam, I appreciate the offer but I'm not actually after a teacher,

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