- May 16-17, 2020
- 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
InterContinental San Francisco
888 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Trauma is both an individual and a collective issue. Unresolved personal trauma has been linked to anxiety, depression, and disease. We are often unaware of the effects of collective trauma because we have been born into a pre-traumatized world that we consider normal. The symptoms of this hidden trauma show up in our culture as addiction, othering, and aggression and give rise to systemic problems such as racial and economic injustice, and even our climate crisis.
According to modern mystic and spiritual teacher, Thomas Hübl, our shared work is to investigate how these entangled traumas live inside each of us, and to come together to consciously work on healing our collective traumas—even those from generations past. Through this process, we can discover our transformative potential to break through the obstacles to our spiritual evolution, unlock our higher capacities for collective intelligence, innovation, and insight.
Join Thomas for a deep exploration into the inter-relatedness of personal and collective trauma. Through meditation, teachings, interactive exercises, and group process work explore how healing trauma can help us to embody our spiritual growth and to be of service in the world.
CIIS students, staff, and faculty receive discounts on all events. CIIS Public Programs Members receive a 20% discount on all events. Contact us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we will check your ID for proof of eligibility on arrival at event.
Thomas Hübl is a teacher, author and founder of the Academy of Inner Science. Thomas’ teaching integrates the core insights of the great wisdom traditions with the discoveries of contemporary science, illuminating both with his profound understanding. Thomas’ work combines somatic awareness practices, advanced meditative practices, and transformational processes that address both individual and collective trauma, opening the potential for growth and healing. Thomas has guided large-scale healing events that have brought together thousands of Germans and Israelis to acknowledge, face and heal the cultural shadow left by the Holocaust. Thomas has worked with tens of thousands of people worldwide through workshops, multi-year training programs and online courses. He is also the founder of the nonprofit Pocket Project, which aims to increase awareness and understanding of collective trauma and reduce its effects. Through his nonprofit organization, Thomas seeks to facilitate conscious cultural change with initiatives such as the popular Celebrate Life Festival, a multi-day immersive event which takes place annually in either Germany or the U.S. Thomas’ forthcoming book on collective trauma will be published in 2020.