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505-982-4183 or 505-466-4108 or

PO Box 9286, Santa Fe, NM 87504


Ralph Steele, MA, LMFT, ISP, is the founder of Life Transition Meditation Center, originally a meditation-based trauma clinic in Santa Fe, NM that is now a global internet-based program. A practitioner and teacher of meditation since 1987, Ralph spearheaded retreats for People of Color at Spirit Rock and the Insight Meditation Society. A Vietnam veteran and author of Tending the Fire: Through War and The Path of Meditation, Ralph Steele teaches breath & energy meditation.

Amadea Morningstar is the founder and director of the Ayurveda Polarity Therapy & Yoga Institute in Santa Fe, NM. Through her books and teaching, she has pioneered understanding in these fields since 1983. A long time meditator, her spiritual path is within the Tibetan Drikung Kagyu Buddhist lineage. She holds a B.S. in nutrition (U.C. Berkeley), M.A. in counseling, R.Y.T. in Integral yoga and is a Registered Polarity Educator in Polarity Therapy. 

Inclusion as Medicine: Working With The Seven Chakras for

Inclusion as Medicine

Resource Reading

Compiled by 

Ralph Steele & Amadea Morningstar &

Registration and More Information
505-982-4183 or 505-466-4108 or


Time/Date: Tuesdays, February 15, 2022 – March 29, 2022, 11 am – 1 pm OR 6 pm – 8 pm, MST, USA

Cost: Donation / Dana $300; people have given more and less . . . Remember.

The phrase, “Inclusion as Medicine” is another way of saying that all effective skills and wisdom for all races and genders are needed to support us. Healing race relations and respecting gender and other differences are parts of our journey through the chakras. These parts are explored on multiple levels. Working with the classical seven chakras is an ancient and difficult practice that looks easy, like learning to be aware/meditate when the body is sleeping/lying down. This practice goes back to the Vedic culture 5,000 years ago which learned to work with the Subtle Body through the Physical/Gross Body for gaining optimal health and insight into one’s life.

We are in a new time zone. Race, gender, stress, the environment, and mistrust of the “other” is what’s on the table. The strength of all kinds of viruses has increased the intensity of change and various kinds of “storms” that people experience, and human emotions are constantly arising, thus causing more mental and physical illnesses.  The Great Elements are the backdrop for all this turmoil. The Buddha stated that “No one is above the Great Elements, including myself”.

The Course

This 7-week course meets in weekly sessions of two hours each. Each week we’ll work with one element and one chakra, starting with Earth. We’ll meditate together, use marma therapy, breathe, move, and write together. There is a choice of sections: Either 11 am – 1 pm or 6 – 8 pm, with a maximum of 14 participants per section.

We will build the ability to:

  • Look at our own reality
  • Effectively work with our emotions
  • See uncomfortable patterns within ourselves
  • Nurture healthy connections across differences.

You are invited to come with an openness to learn how to ground in the chakras and the elements. The course is open to all.

This course is approved by both the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy and Practice Board and the American Polarity Therapy Association BCPP for 14 CE credits. Please inquire.

Co-sponsored by: Life Transition Meditation Center and Ayurveda Polarity Therapy & Yoga Institute

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