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More fully human: awakening presence, love and wisdom with Martin Aylward

12 May 2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Two full days and four evenings: Sat 12th and Sun 13th May, 10-5pm, Mon 14th -Thurs 17th May 7-9pm

This weeklong ‘urban practice intensive’ will explore our three primary centres of consciousness – Head, Heart, and Belly, and how they can be developed to activate specific liberating qualities: Inhabiting the Belly centre of Embodiment, we cultivate Presence, the capacity to really live our experience from the inside. Exploring the Heart centre of love, we cultivate emotional freedom, dissolving old wounds and defences. Awakening the Head centre of Wisdom, we cultivate direct knowing, the clear seeing of experience as it is. The format of weekend days and weekday evenings will allow a deep dive into the material in the midst of your everyday life and activities. Guided by Martin’s lively, pragmatic and provocative teaching style, practices will include meditation, teachings, discussion and relational inquiry exercises.

Participants need to commit to the whole course (a maximum of one evening absence for prior commitments will be accepted).

Martin has taught these urban intensives annually at London Insight for the last 7 years, and it has proven to be a uniquely powerful format for more than 200 people who have taken the courses.


The fee you pay for this event covers only our overheads and Martin’s expenses; we do not pay him for teaching. In the spirit of mutual support and generosity, Martin’s teachings are supported by each participant’s Dana. Martin’s requested scale for this is £150-£350, though nobody will be turned away for reasons of financial limitation. Those who are able to offer more give great support to both the teacher and those students with less financial means.


Standard: £200.00 – This covers our costs but not the cost of providing supported places
Sponsor: £250.00 – A voluntary higher rate enabling us to offer supported rate places
Supported: £150.00 – For those unable to afford the standard rate

Please pay the sponsor rate if you can.

If you are unable to afford the supported rate please let us know. We try to ensure that no one is turned away because of lack of funds.

Please note the cancellation policy is different for this event: refunds are only available up to 5pm on April 27th 2018. Refunds are only offered after that if we are successful in giving your place to someone on our waiting list, which we will try our best to do. Please note that this policy applies even if you have to cancel because of illness or emergency.

LUNCH: There is an on-site café at St Luke’s, a Tescos opposite or bring your own.

SEATING:  The venue will set the room up with chairs theatre style for this course.  There are no cushions or mats available at this venue so if you prefer to sit on the floor, please bring what you need.

REGISTRATION: will open at 9.30am on Saturday 12th May; the teachings will begin at 10.00am


12 May 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
£150 - £250.00
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St Luke’s Community Centre
90 Central Street,
London, EC1V 8AJ United Kingdom
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