Quotes and feedback

Norman Fischer

—Author of 45 books, poet, Zen teacher and founder of Everyday Zen

“Each time I attended a Sensory Awareness class or workshop, I came away with a sense of wonder at the simple fact of being alive.”

Lee Klinger Lesser

—Sensory Awareness Leader, co-founder of Veterans PATH

“Our sensations guide us to the wild fresh terrain of each moment. It is only here that we can fully meet whatever life offers.”

Judyth O. Weaver, PhD, RCST

Sensory Awareness Leader, author, counselor

“Anything is a possibility.  Anything and anytime is an opportunity to pay attention and become more alive.”

Don Hanlon Johnson

—Professor CIIS, author of "Bone, Breath and Gesture", "Groundworks: Narratives of Embodiment" and others.

“The work is foundational: without it, all the other works are built on shifting sands.”

Ruth Denison (1922 - 2015)

—Author, Vipassana teacher and founder of the Dhamma Dena Desert Vipassana Center

“From Charlotte (Sensory Awareness) I had this lovely groundedness: mind being there, and psyche, and mind energies being there where the body is. That means where your life is really occurring, and where you can directly touch it.”

Erich Fromm (1900 - 1980)

—Famed psychotherapist and author of "The Art of Loving"

“To be concentrated means to live fully in the present, in the here and now, not thinking of the next thing to be done while I am doing something right now…I consider the principles on which this work is based of greatest significance for the full unfolding of the personality.”

Feedback from workshop participants

“Honoring our senses — the sensations separate from the thoughts…Ease of mind…Ease of being.
My Vipassana practice was deepened.”             —Aniisha Condon, longtime Vipassana practitioner


“I didn’t have to do anything.  I could just BE. Sensory Awareness is reconnection with my heart and soul in each moment.”                                                                                                -—Chester Howard, LCSW


“This is like yoga, except in every minute of your life.”
                                                                         —Leona Shahani, longtime student of Sensory Awareness