This is excerpted from a great talk by Joe Mauricio at the Shambhala Center in NYC. Joe also runs Dharmajunkies every Wednesday in NYC. For more info about Joe, Dharmajunkies and the New York Shambhala Center, go to:
Joseph Mauricio is a teacher, speaker and life coach who works with private clients, couples and groups. He offers motivational and meditation workshops in academic, business and private sectors.
A senior meditation teacher of the Shambhala Buddhist Tradition,Joseph has been a close student of Sakyong Mipham, lineage holder of the Shambhala Buddhist Lineage for 30 years. He began teaching twenty years ago at Karma Choling Buddhist Meditation Center in Vermont and has subsequently taught in schools, businesses and correctional facilities as well as yoga, meditation, wellness and community centers throughout North America.
Joseph has served as the Director of Public Programs and Outreach at the Shambhala Meditation Center of NY, the Director of the Baltimore Shambhala Center. He currently sits on the faculty of the Institute for Compassionate Leadership, is the founder of Dharmajunkies an engaged spiritual community, serves as the head meditation instructor for Warrior Bridge Aikidojo and is a co-director of THE WAKEFUL WARRIOR PROJECT working to bring mindfulness training to veterans.
Joseph is the founder of L I F E W O R K S E R V I C E S, a meditation based coaching service that combines mindfulness practice and Shambhala leadership principles with personal coaching in order to help clients find an authentic direction in their lives.