Mindfulness for Health and Well-Being
Focuses on relieving stress, boosting overall physical and emotional well-being, and teaching you how to be more present and alive.
Mindfulness for Physical Pain
Focuses on using mindfulness practices as a way of developing your inner resources for dealing with physical pain.
Mindfulness for Grounding and Insight
Focuses on increasing energy, vitality, and insight – transforming your life. In Zen, this is “kensho”: knowing who you really are or “awakening”.
Teacher Trainings and Certifications
About the lead teacher at Blue Cliff Zen Center
Matt Shinkai Kane studied and taught Zen in Japan for over 7 years and is certified as a Zen teacher in the Hakuin-Inzan line of the Rinzai tradition. He has both taught and trained students to be Zen meditation and mindfulness teachers in the US, London, and in East Asia. One of his primary focuses is the on-going dialogue about how to be truly awake and alive in the busy modern world.