Contemplative Practice

Morning Exercise

This inner exercise involves in depth directing of ones attention to facilitate 3-centered awareness and relaxation in each center.

Six Gestures of Prayer

Six Gestures of Prayer

A silent body prayer using the six gestures of prayer: being, bowing, opening, receiving sharing, grounding.

Prayer of the Heart

Prayer of the Heart

One of the richest veins of Christian spiritual wisdom flows through what's known in the Eastern Orthodox tradition as "Prayer of the Heart." ...

Be Still and Know Body Prayer

Be Still and Know Body Prayer

This is a simple body prayer using the Psalm: "Be still and know that I am God."

I Am Here Body Prayer

I Am Here Body Prayer

This body prayer begins by grounding the being in wholeness and incorporates the three universal gestures of creation: bowing, opening, and filling. Instructions for ...

Resonance Practice

Resonance Practice

"Where am I right now?" A practice for deepening awareness of sensation.

Elm Dance

Elm Dance

Around the planet, as people gather to work together for the healing of our world, a simple, beautiful practice is spreading.

Trinity Prayer: Hagios O Theos

Trinity Prayer: Hagios O Theos

Chant and move to an ancient Trinitarian Prayer recently taught at a Wisdom School at Claymont Seminars.

Practices for Individuals and Groups

Practices for Individuals and Groups

A collection of chants, sacred practices, and body prayers that can be used in group settings or individually.

The Heart of Centering Prayer (audio teaching by Cynthia)

The Heart of Centering Prayer (audio teaching by Cynthia)

This audio teaching was recorded live at an event presented by the Cathedral of St. Philip and Contemplative Outreach Atlanta, on March 17, 2018

Wisdom Leader: Leigh Schickendantz

Wisdom Leader: Leigh Schickendantz

Leigh Schickendantz from Kalispell, Montana shares her experience on the Wisdom journey and the Journey Towards Center program

The Welcoming Practice and Somatic Skills, compiled by Jeanine Siler Jones

The Welcoming Practice and Somatic Skills, compiled by Jeanine Siler Jones

A teaching offered by Cynthia on the Welcoming Practice and building somatic skills, with the addition of supporting exercises.

Contemplate This! Interview with Cynthia

Contemplate This! Interview with Cynthia

Listen to Cynthia Bourgeault's interview with host Tom Bushlack on Contemplate This! Conversations on Contemplation and Compassion....

Wisdom Leader: Heather Ruce

Wisdom Leader: Heather Ruce

Heather Ruce, from La Mesa California, shares her experience on the Wisdom journey and info on her groups and offerings.

Our Maiden Voyage with Cynthia’s Video Teachings – by Marcella Kraybill-Greggo

Our Maiden Voyage with Cynthia’s Video Teachings – by Marcella Kraybill-Greggo

Wisdom Leader Marcella Kraybill- Greggo shares her experience and process leading a small group with our virtual Introductory Wisdom School eCourse content.

Wisdom Leader: Paula Pryce

Wisdom Leader: Paula Pryce

Learn about Paula Pryce, living in Vancouver BC Canada, including details about her new book and other offerings...

Chant Writer: Paulette Meier

Chant Writer: Paulette Meier

Learn about chant and song writer and performer Paulette Meier based in Cincinnati OH.

Wisdom Leader: Therese DesCamp

Wisdom Leader: Therese DesCamp

Learn about Therese DesCamp, her Wisdom journey and the many offerings she's involved with in her New Denver BC community.

Wisdom Leader: John Heermans

Wisdom Leader: John Heermans

Meet John Heermans from Vermont as he shares some of his hopes and highlights on his Wisdom journey, including a recent Camino pilgrimage...

Wisdom Leader: Susan Williams

Wisdom Leader: Susan Williams

Susan Williams from Waynesville, North Carolina shares her experience on the Wisdom journey and info on her Gospel of Thomas group.