Claim Your Space

The month of January has been an intriguing time here at CXC. We have been diligently preparing for the months ahead. Our NewDharma Community will begin this year’s 27 Days of Change Spring Practice Period on March 5th. We are finalizing all of the necessary information to guide participants toward a higher level of personal transformation. For 27 Days in […]

Jessica Jackley | Poverty, Money — and Love

During the month of February we all have a tendency to gravitate toward love. For some that means flowers, chocolates, and spending time with loved ones, for others, love has a much broader scope. Co-founder of Kiva.org Jessica Jackley, shares this love story in the form of a TED Talk. This beautiful story, about the power of micro-loans, is sure […]

Happy New Year!

First let me take this time to thank everyone who attended our annual New Year’s Eve Release Ceremony. We had a wonderful time bringing 2012 to a close with our extended CXC family. As we move forward into 2013 we are excited about our new practice schedule and upcoming events for early 2013. The Center […]

2012 Year in Review

2012 has been an exciting year for The Center for Transformative Change. We began this year the same way we will begin the next, with our annual New Year’s Eve Release Ceremony & Meditation. We celebrated as a community, releasing the past year and enjoying the possibilities of the next, surrounded by our extended CXC […]

Say Yes!

  November is always an interesting time of year. We turn the clocks back, vote for local, state, and national officials, share Thanksgiving with loved ones, and begin the challenging task of closing the year out. This November is filled with all types of events and activities here at the Center. Starting at the beginning […]

Fields Wicker-Miurin | Learning from Leadership’s “Missing Manual”

At a TED salon in London, Fields Wicker-Miurin shares three stories about unique leaders from around the world. These stories of remarkable, local leaders display how powerful the connection is between Indigenious people and the environments, causes, and people they influence. Watch Learning from Leadership’s “Missing Manual”

It’s Go Time

  It’s that time of year. Depending on where you are in the country, the leaves are changing, it’s time to pull the sweaters out of the drawer and put the sandals away. It is also another time, it is time for the presidential election. The Center has been brimming with excitement this election season […]

Tim Ryan | A Mindful Nation

Congressman and MindfulVOTES Ambassador Tim Ryan shows us how the benefits of mindfulness apply to the current challenges that affect each of our lives and our communities, and thus have implications for our society as a whole. He offers a hopeful vision for how mindfulness can reinvigorate our core American values and transform and revitalize our communities. Watch […]

Anticipation & Preparation

The month of August has been an interesting time here at CXC. We have been diligently preparing for the month of September and all that it holds. The month began with exciting news about MindfulVOTES. Transformative Change, the national movement-building segment of our work will be anchoring this campaign. Its goal is to “galvanize the […]

Making Global Labor Fair

  “None of us want to be accessories to a human-rights abuse in a global supply chain. But right now, most of the companies involved in these supply chains don’t have any way of assuring us that nobody had to sacrifice their rights to bring us our favorite brand-name product.” ~Auret van Heerden (Head of the […]

Power, Transitions & Noticing

  It’s 5:55 am on Tuesday, and before I step on my yoga mat I’m already thinking about savasana, my to do list for work, what to eat for breakfast and remembering to call my parents. There is a reason they call this a practice. Every day you show up on the mat is another […]

Pride & Progress

image credit: morguefile.com “Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.” ~Khalil Gibran At first glance it seems like a posture that will require little effort. All you have to do is move your head toward your knee. Seems simple enough, right? Not quite. Janu Sirsasana (head-to-knee forward bend) […]