New! East Coast Workshop

Spontaneous Mindfulness – Vitality and Presence
October 9-11, 2015

The SAF is excited to be offering a weekend workshop on October 9-11, 2015 at the Garrison Institute located about an hour north from New York City by train or car. The sessions offered in this workshop will be led by teachers from the U.S. and Europe. We will be posting more information about this workshop in the weeks ahead.
The workshop is filled.  If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Sara Gordon at:

[Registration Information HERE]


Through exploring the rich realm of our sensations we can rediscover a more mindful and more deeply alive connection with life as it is in the now.

Sensory Awareness is an experiential study which guides us in  developing our potential for fuller sensory experiencing and greater aliveness. In this work we experiment in depth with simple nonverbal activities in such a way that our sensory capacities revive as we become more wholeheartedly engaged with what we do. With continued practice in this work, our habitual limiting thoughts, tensions and attitudes fall away and we rediscover a richer sense of natural ease, authenticity and presence in our daily lives.

Many people find this work valuable for stress reduction, and in enhancing the experiences of  meditation, psychotherapy, massage, yoga, dance, creative expression, and more.

As brought to the U.S. and further developed by Charlotte Selver, the legacy of this work lives on through the educational materials and projects of the Sensory Awareness Foundation and through the many approved teachers of the Sensory Awareness Leaders’ Guild worldwide.

“The very basis of the work – the very core of the work, is that everything we do can come always new.” 
                   -  Charlotte Selver, Reclaiming Vitality and Presence
Our Mission Statement:  “to strengthen the capacity for authenticity, presence and responsiveness through the practice of Sensory Awareness and thereby contribute to a more caring and connected world.”