Workshops

South Africa Conference, September 2014

Institute for Mindfulness South Africa (IMISA) “Mindfulness Matters 2014” Tuning Your Instrument: The Buddha, the Brain, and Bach   September 4, 9:30am-4:oopm Workshop Leaders: Clifford Saron and Barbara Bogatin Clifford Saron, Associate Research Scientist at University of California, Davis and San Francisco Symphony cellist Barbara Bogatin collaborate to offer this experiential workshop exploring the practice of […]

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Esalen Workshop, July 2014

Along with wonderful meditation teacher Sylvia Boorstein and my husband Cliff Saron, I was honored to present a workshop, “Fine-tuning Your Instrument: the Buddha, the Brain and Bach” at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, Ca July 6-11, 2014. http://www.esalen.org/workshop/week-july-6-11/fine-tuning-your-instrument-buddha-brain-and-bach Workshop Details “Join us for an uplifting exploration of the benefits of practice, from three […]

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Stanford Music and the Brain Symposium, February 2014

Overview “This year’s Music and the Brain Symposium focuses on music’s role in stimulating transcendent experiences.  What are the neural correlates of ‘transcendence’?  What role does culture play? We have gathered an extraordinarily diverse group of researchers, scholars and artists to explore these topics.The symposium is free and open to the public. Advance registration is […]

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Spirit Rock Meditation Center, June 2012

http://www.thousandsofbuddhas.org/2012/06/tuning-your-instrument-the-buddha-the-brain-and-bach/ “Barbara Bogatin, a cellist with the San Francisco Symphony and Clifford Saron, a neuroscience researcher at UCDavis, and I led a day-long workshop at Spirit Rock called Tuning Your Instrument: The Buddha, the Brain and Bach. It was great learning and great fun! Barbara played the Prelude from Bach’s First Cello Suite (and the […]

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