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Oren Jay Sofer

Oren Jay Sofer

Oren Jay Sofer teaches Buddhist meditation, mindfulness and Nonviolent Communication internationally. A member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council,  he holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University, is a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for the healing of trauma.

Oren is the author of Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication and co-author of Teaching Mindfulness to Empower Adolescents. He is co-founder of Mindful Healthcare and the founder of Next Step Dharma, an innovative online program that helps meditators integrate their retreat experiences into daily life. Find him on social media @Orenjaysofer.

Oren lives in El Cerrito, California.

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June 26th, 2022

Dharma Library

Oren Jay Sofer

Cultivating Wise Energy

A Dharma Library Recording with Oren Jay Sofer
March 6, 2022
June 13, 2021
Beyond the Self-Improvement Project

Beyond the Self-Improvement Project

A Dharma Library Recording with Oren Jay Sofer
April 25, 2021
Asking Better Questions

Asking Better Questions

A Dharma Library Recording with Oren Jay Sofer
December 13, 2020
Meeting Grief with Love

Meeting Grief with Love

A Dharma Library Recording with Oren Jay Sofer
October 4, 2020
Soothing Anxiety

Soothing Anxiety

A Dharma Library Recording with Oren Jay Sofer
October 20, 2019
How to Find Balance in Difficult Times

How to Find Balance in Difficult Times

A Dharma Library Recording with Oren Jay Sofer
June 2, 2019
The Power of Relational Awareness

The Power of Relational Awareness

A Dharma Library Recording with Oren Jay Sofer
September 9, 2018

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February 28th, 2022
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December 9th, 2020
September 28th, 2020
October 16th, 2019
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