Sarah feels that enlivening the physical and pranic bodies, as well as learning to meet our psychological reactivity is paramount for preparing one to deepen and nourish insights into one’s essential nature – a natural state of awareness. She has competed level 3 of Internal Family Systems Therapy training and been a student of Transpersonal Psychology for 28 years. She also draws from her in-depth training in the Vipassana, Tantric and Dzogchen practices of Buddhism.
Her main influences have been Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Jennifer Welwood, Lama Tsultrim Allione, Bhante Gunaratana, Lama Pema Dorje, Stephen and Martine Batchelor, B. Alan Wallace, and Anam Thubten.
Ty Powers co-founded the Insight Yoga Institute and facilitates yoga and meditation retreats throughout the world with his wife Sarah. Ty has been practicing Buddhism for 20+ years under the guidance of Dzogchen teacher Tsoknyi Rinpoche, psychospiritual teachers Jennifer Welwood and John Welwood, Buddhist teachers B. Alan Wallace, Anam Thubten, Stephen and Martine Batchelor, Greg Kramer and Jack Kornfield. He has also been influenced by Ajahn Amaro and completed the Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leader training program in 2003. Ty has taught daylong retreats at Spirit Rock and other Dharma centers on issues concerning cultural diversity. He is a Certified Integral Coach, and is currently studying Internal Family Systems psychotherapy, as well as Life Balance, a training program for teachers led by Phillip Moffitt. Ty also mentors numerous men and women around the globe..
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