Justine Dawson is a teacher and guide of intimacy and awakening. A 25 year practitioner of Insight Meditation, she completed her 5 year teacher training under Jack Kornfield in 2012. In addition to her training and practice in traditional meditation and Buddhist psychology, Justine has devoted over 15 years to engaged practice and teaching in the realms of intimacy – desire, connection, sex and expression.
Informed by Internal Family System and Somatic Experiencing, Justine works with people to unburden the shame, fear and judgment that prevents them from intimacy with all aspects of self and life. Both practical and provocative, she is a translator between worlds, bridging the rational and instinctual, theoretical and visceral, spiritual and mundane.
Justine is currently keeping it real in Los Angeles, CA where she teaches at Insight LA, regularly lectures at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Resource Center, mentors new teachers through the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program, and maintains a trauma-informed counseling practice working with individuals and couples around the world. Click here to learn more about Justine Dawson.