Harness your power for deep psychological change!

How to fearlessly embrace your shadow side with compassionate acceptance and manifest the awakened power of your full potential? Did you know that you can also use the sleep time for this and turn it that way into a nocturnal spiritual practice? Using practical “how to” exercises sourced from Tibetan Buddhism, Western Psychology, Mexican Shamanism, and of course

Dream Work & Lucid Dreaming, Charlie takes us on an immersive journey deep into the dazzling darkness of spiritual transformation. Whether you are awake, falling asleep or asleep, take advantage of everything that is happening to you to get more energy, more creativity, deeper spiritual growth and liberating authenticity that allows you to be truly yourself.

Testimonials

In more than 10 years of my spiritual journey I haven't learned as much as I did in these 3 days of awakening with Charlie.
Cristoforo
Charlie had to be born as a teacher...he feels so natural. He knows how to create a safe space in which your mind can completely relax. His workshop was absolutely incredible!
Koelle Simpson
I learned a lot, lots of practical tips and techniques. Plus it was a lot of fun!
Kristin

Charlie Morley

Charlie Morley is a bestselling author and teacher of lucid dreaming & shadow integration.

He was “authorised to teach” within the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism by Lama Yeshe Rinpoche in 2008 and has since developed a holistic approach to dream work called Mindfulness of Dream & Sleep and written three books which have been translated into 13 languages.

He’s spoken at Cambridge University, The Houses of Parliament, is a regular expert panellist for The Guardian and has been named one of The Next Generation of Meditation Teachers.

In 2018 he was awarded a Churchill Fellowship grant to research “mindfulness based PTSD treatment” and continues to teach on retreats for armed forces veterans.

For the past 10 years Charlie has run retreats and workshops in more than 20 countries and continues to teach internationally. He lived at Kagyu Samye Dzong Buddhist Centre in London for 7 years and now lives nearby with his wife, Astral Projection teacher Jade Shaw.

For info on workshops and retreats see charliemorley.com

Workshop dates

4 days

280 EUR

320 EUR if paid after 4.3.

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LUCID DREAMING & SHADOW INTEGRATION – Harness your power for deep psychological change

Thu – Sun

5. – 8.3.2020

Thu-Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 10am-5pm

LUCID DREAMING & SHADOW INTEGRATION workshop consists of the following parts:

Thursday:
MINDFULNESS OF DREAM SLEEP - For Stress or Trauma Affected Sleep Patterns

Using scientifically verified mindfulness-based techniques alongside breath and body-work practices the MODS Method helps to reduce stress before bed and optimise sleep quality. In this practical workshop we’ll learn how to transform the harmful effects that stress and trauma can have on the third of our life that we spend asleep.

Friday:
LUCID DREAMING - More awake, more aware and more kind!

This workshop will teach you how to become conscious within your dreams and make use of the third of your life that you spend sleeping to be “more awake, more aware and more kind!” By using the best of both Tibetan Buddhist and Western dream-work techniques Charlie’s workshops offer a uniquely holistic approach to lucid dreaming with the core aims of psychological growth and nocturnal spiritual practice.

Saturday and Sunday:
EMBRACING THE SHADOW - Discover your sleeping potential

The Shadow is the part of us made up of all that we hide from others: our shame, our fears, our wounds but also our divine spirit, our blinding beauty and our hidden talents. It is a huge source of power and creativity but until we bring it into the light this power will remain untapped and our full potential unreached. Using practical “how to” exercises sourced from Tibetan Buddhism, western psychology, Mexican shamanism, and of course dream work & lucid dreaming Charlie Morley takes us on an immersive journey deep into the dazzling darkness of spiritual transformation.

105 EUR

125 EUR if paid after 4.3.

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MINDFULNESS OF DREAM SLEEP – For Stress or Trauma Affected Sleep Patterns

Thu

5.3.2020

10am-6pm

Originally developed for British military veterans, Mindfulness of Dream & Sleep is a holistic approach to healing for people with stress or trauma affected sleep patterns.

In this practical workshop we’ll learn how to transform the harmful effects that stress and trauma can have on the third of our life that we spend asleep.

Using scientifically verified mindfulness-based techniques alongside breath and body-work practices the MODS Method helps to reduce stress before bed and optimise sleep quality.

Mindfulness of Dream & Sleep is based on an unconditionally compassionate approach to sleep & dreams and is made up of five core practices:
1.    Normalisation of Trauma Affected Sleep
2.    Hypnagogic Mindfulness (Yoga Nidra)
3.    De-stigmatising Nightmares
4.    Coherent Breathing (the Breath-Body-Mind approach)
5.    Lucid Dreaming

From common work-related stress to the more serious effects of trauma, this workshop teaches effective techniques to help you sleep better and wake up healthier.

The workshop will also explore:
•    The Science of Sleep Cycles
•    Reframing our Nightmares
•    The Neuroscience of Trauma
•    Optimising our Sleep Health
•    Dream-work for Trauma Integration

​Whether you currently have stress of trauma affected sleep or not, learning these practices is still really beneficial and so everybody is welcome to come and learn!

105 EUR

125 EUR if paid after 4.3.

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LUCID DREAMING – More awake, more aware and more kind!

Fri

6.3.2020

10am-6pm

This workshop will teach you how to become conscious within your dreams and make use of the third of your life that you spend sleeping to be “more awake, more aware and more kind!”

By using the best of both Tibetan Buddhist and Western dream-work techniques Charlie’s workshops offer a uniquely holistic approach to lucid dreaming with the core aims of psychological growth and nocturnal spiritual practice.

The workshop includes an overview of the history, science and practice of lucid dreaming from both the Western psychological and Tibetan Buddhist traditions, exploration of how sleep works and of course plenty of techniques for becoming lucid within your dreams.

Lucid dreaming is an important precursory skill to the Tibetan tradition of Dream Yoga and these teachings offer a practical way to learn this incredibly beneficial skill.

What will we learn at the workshop?
•    How to lucid dream from scratch and/or develop your practice.
•    The benefits of lucid dreaming.
•    How to use lucid dreaming to integrate nightmares.
•    How to heal our inner world while we sleep.
•    Using sleep for spiritual practice.

The aim of this workshop is not just to learn how to lucid dream but also how to tap into the wellspring of wisdom that resides in the dreaming mind.

Lucid dreaming can help us to wake up to life and to live lucidly with joy and confidence, so come and learn how! All ages and abilities are welcome

Weekend

200 EUR

240 EUR if paid after 4.3.

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EMBRACING THE SHADOW – Discover your sleeping potential

Sat – Sun

7. – 8.3.2020

Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 10am-5pm

The Shadow is the part of us made up of all that we hide from others: our shame, our fears, our wounds but also our divine spirit, our blinding beauty and our hidden talents.

It is a huge source of power and creativity but until we bring it into the light this power will remain untapped and our full potential unreached.

Using practical “how to” exercises sourced from Tibetan Buddhism, western psychology, Mexican shamanism, and of course dream work & lucid dreaming Charlie Morley takes us on an immersive journey deep into the dazzling darkness of spiritual transformation.

This workshop will teach you:
•    Tibetan Buddhist meditations
•    Dream work
•    Shamanic mirror practice
•    Deep connection eye gazing
•    Creative writing exercises
•    Shadow mask work

In order to explore how you can:
•    Meet, befriend and transform the shadow 
•    Integrate the sexual, ancestral and golden shadows
•    Use lucid dreaming to embrace the shadow
•    Move from shame to authenticity
•    Drop the mask and step into your gold
•    Harness your power for deep psychological change

Based upon Charlie’ brand new book Dreaming Through Darkness this retreat will show you how to fearlessly embrace your shadow side with compassionate acceptance and manifest the awakened power of your full potential.

Venue

Maitrea
House of Personal Development

Týnská ulička 6, Prague 1

About MAITREA - the organizer

Welcome to Prague, the most beautiful city of Europe

Foundation of Maitrea has been blessed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

MAITREA was founded in 2006. It aims to provide space for those who feel the need for personal development and self-realization. It’s pleasure for us that you decided to visit the workshop here, in Prague. We hope that, you’ll get a lot of great experience, and have a great time here. 

Let’s introduce our projects:
- House of Personal Development - Space for experiential seminars, workshops and massages
- Vegetarian restaurant - Beautifully designed restaurant with delicious vegetarian, vegan and raw food
- Publishing house - Books, documentary films and audio soundtracks focused on personal development
- Kindergarten - Harmonious development of a pre-school aged child based on R. Steiner’s principals
- AVALOKA – school of martial arts - The school of Japanesse martial arts, zen meditation, calligraphy and other arts
- Magazine Online - magazine full of interviews of our workshop teachers

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FAQ

What should I take with me?

We recommend that you take a bottle of water that can be closed, a notebook and a pen. You can also bring coloured pencils if you want. Usually you don't need anything else.

What type of cloth should I wear?

It is convenient to wear a comfortable clothing in which you feel good. You can change on site (especially for dance and movement focused seminars.) There are blankets available on site. You can also use the shower if necessary (can be found on the same floor as the seminar rooms).

Is there any refreshments available?

Small snacks (biscuits, muesli bars, etc.) can be bought on site. Coffee, tea and filtered tap water are available. We take drinks in the seminar rooms only in closed bottles. An adjoining kitchen is designed for consuming refreshments. We recommend to bring your water or tea in a plastic bottle or thermos. If you forget about that, you can buy bottled water on the spot.

For lunch or dinner you can go to our vegetarian restaurant MAITREA. We recommend booking your seat at the phone number: +420 221 711 631 (11.30 am - 11 pm). If booking for a larger group, count with the so-called GROUP OFFER, where there is a choice of about 6 meals, and you will not be waiting for a long time. Reservation is reserved for you only 15 minutes from the agreed time.

Other alternatives: Country life (www.countrylife.cz), BEAS DHABA (www.beas-dhaba.cz), GIALLO ROSSA pizzeria (www.giallorossa.cz)

Is accommodation available in Maitrea?

Unfortunately we do not have any accommodation capacity in our building. We recommend Airbnb or this nice and cosy accommodation in a nearby monastery.

Where can I park my car?

We are surrounded by the blue residential area. Parking (paid) is possible only in the shopping malls Kotva and Palladium, also in the Rudolfinum building (we recommend to leave the car in the P + R parking lot and to reach us by subway). In front of MAITREA, only short stops for getting off and unloading are possible.

How can I get to Maitrea?

  • Tram 5, 8, 14 - station Dlouhá třída: Then walk along Dlouhá street direction Old Town Square, turn the fourth lane left and there you are in Týnská ulička.
  • Metro A/B (green/yellow) - station Můstek: Then walk along Na můstku street and further into Melantrichova street until you reach to Old Town Square, pass the Jan Hus statue and walk into Dlouhá street and turn the first lane right.
  • Metro A (green line) or tram 17, 18 - station Staroměstská: Then walk along Kaprova street to Old Town Square, pass the Jan Hus statue and walk into Dlouhá street and turn the first lane right and there you are in Týnská ulička.
  • From Airport Letiště Václava Havla: Bus 119 to Nádraží Vokovice (green line) metro station, then earlier mentioned Metro Můstek (green line) station or Staroměstská (green line) station. Or you can take a taxi.
  • From Florenc Bus station: Metro station Florenc to earlier mentioned Metro station Můstek.
  • From Hlavní nádraží train station: Metro station Hlavní nádraží (red line) to Florenc (yellow line) metro station, then transfer to green line metro and go to Můstek (green/yellow line) metro station.
  • Taxi: If you don’t like traveling by public transport, you can also take a taxi. Nonstop customer service is on phone number: 14 014. MAITREA's address is Týnská ulička 6/1064, 110 00 Prague 1.