Teachers

Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam is a teacher, organizational leader, and consultant/coach with a strong commitment to helping others foster creative growth, self awareness and spacious presence in all aspects of their lives. She has been teaching and guiding meditation in Feeding Your Demons™ nationally and internationally for several years, and is adjunct faculty at Naropa University. She received her Masters degree in comparative religion from Harvard Divinity School and has been a student of Tibetan Buddhism for fifteen years and a student of Lama Tsultrim Allione for the last five.

Lopön Charlotte has brought compassionate and creative leadership to the Tara Mandala retreat center where she served as Executive Director for four years and currently serves as Trustee. She also served as Program Director of Naropa University’s School of Extended Studies for nearly ten years, from its inception to its development into an award-winning international center of holistic learning. Her strengths lie in articulating and manifesting organizational vision, developing trusting relationships within a group and supporting individual growth on personal and professional levels.

As a mother of two, she has written on the intersection of spiritual practice and motherhood. www.bouldermandala.wordpress.com.

Events with Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

Feeding Your Demons & CHÖD on Whidbey Island, WA
April 22, 2017

FEEDING YOUR DEMONS: Turning Obstacles Into Wisdom April 22, 2017 The day offers an introduction to the process of Feeding your Demons, a powerful method for working with rather than fighting against the obstacles, conflicts, and challenges of our lives. By meeting our fears and obsessions with gentleness and compassion,…

Kapala Training Level II: Feeding Your Demons®
May 24, 2017

This retreat consists of a deepening of the Prajña Paramita practice, an introduction to Jamgön Kongtrül’s text “Transmitting the Meaning of the Mother”, and Machig Labdrön’s method for cutting through discursive thoughts with sound. FYD™ work will expand through mapping of family lineage demons, physical body demons, and hydra demons.…