Relational Awakening – An evening with Paige Britt

I am pleased to announce that spiritual teacher Paige Britt will be offering a talk and Q&A session at my home on Friday, July 28.  A Q&A session with Paige is not an abstract search for spiritual truths. She doesn’t speak about awake awareness, but from it–and her presence invites you to do the same.

Date and Time:
Friday, July 28, 2017 / 6pm – 8pm
Location: 5300 Perche Pointe Pl. Columbia, MO 65203
Suggested Donation: $10-20

When we are caught up in the noise inside our minds, we confuse our thoughts with our self. We then seek to wake up from this ego identity through contemplative practices. But as essential as these practices are to the spiritual path, they often rely on individual effort.

Paige offers a facilitated practice that is both contemplative and relational. She works directly with individuals to help them experience their true nature more fully. She does this by shifting from ego identification into open awareness while face to face with another person. Many people feel an immediate sense of spaciousness and ease. The shift is palpable and recognized as an invitation to relate from a deeper place. Paige then guides you through a gentle process of inquiry to help you see the limiting beliefs and behaviors that cut you off from knowing this awareness as your self.

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If we do not seek awakening for ourselves, why do we try to awaken by ourselves? ~Paige Britt

Paige Britt, MA is an author, meditation teacher, and spiritual director. She facilitates a relational practice of awakening that allows others to connect with their own innate wisdom and clarity. She has a masters in theology and is deeply inspired and informed by Zen. In addition to her work as a spiritual director, Paige is a children’s book writer. Learn more at

Paige will also be available for one-on-one sessions during her stay. Please contact her directly to make an appointment:

8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program

Based on the MBSR program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979, this experiential program is challenging and life-changing.  It is taught in a safe and supportive group setting.  Click here to get an idea of what an MBSR class is all about.  The fee for the 8-week class is $400 for 26 hours of instruction, with sliding scale scholarships available. New classes begin February 2016 in Columbia, Missouri.  Please contact me for details.

Individual Sessions

For people interested in working one-on-one I offer single or multiple sessions exploring meditation, yoga, and other mindfulness tools.  All sessions will be tailored to the needs of the individual.  I’ll meet you where you are and either suggest a course of practice together or refer you to a resource that is optimal for your continued growth.  I am located in Columbia, Missouri, but offer skype sessions remotely.  Single Individual Sessions – $50. Three Session Package – $130. Sliding scale available. Please contact me for a free consultation.

Mindfulness Training for outpatient chemical dependency clients

I have experience working with those suffering from addictive tendencies of the mind and have taught mindfulness in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  Mindfulness training is most effective with those clients who have achieved some measure of stability and is recommended for outpatient situations.  Please contact me for more info and references.