Spiritual Wisdom of the Body

Our Sacred Body

The Mystical Union of Body and Soul​

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This event took place on February 26 & 27

The Importance of Your Body on the Spiritual Path

The sense of separation between spirit and our body is very common, both in our cultures and in many spiritual traditions. We are often taught that the body is merely a container of the soul and something to be transcended on the spiritual path. From this view the spiritual realm is seen as somehow separate from the physical and the body as something other than a form of spiritual consciousness.

On Saturday and Sunday, February 26 and 27, Diamond Approach teacher, Linda Krier, will challenge this perspective by offering an alternate view: that not only is our physicality in a kind of mystical union with our soul, it is a living form of consciousness that is beingness itself.

In this two-day program, we will explore how expanding our view of our bodies provides an opportunity for an enlightenment of the body that actually serves our spiritual development and eases the pain of this perceived separation. As Linda says in this video, “We’ve only begun to touch the possibilities of what life in a physical body can be.”

“Our body actually serves the development of our soul, but also expresses our realization in very specific ways that are part of completing the spiritual journey.”

During our time together, we will...

Explore the nature of the relationship between spirituality and the body and realize that the split between body and spirituality is actually painful for us

Learn how our body is formed by our history, creating patterns of tension that leave us with mistaken beliefs about who we really are

Engage in practices that help us become aware of and dissolve those tension patterns to reveal the truth of our being

Discover that as these barriers are understood and metabolized, we can experience healing of that inner separation, a sense of love for our bodies, and a rich, new way of being physical in the world

See how appreciating the sacredness of our own physicality makes it impossible not to recognize that preciousness in another, something that's very much needed these days

What You’ll Receive When You Enroll...

A recording of the online workshop including teachings, guided meditations, and interactive exercises

Recorded Q&C sessions where you will learn from the teachers and others in the program

Meet Your Teacher

Linda Krier

Linda Krier

Linda Krier has followed her passion for understanding the body as a form of spiritual consciousness as a teacher of the Diamond Approach since 1983, and as an Aston-Patterning bodywork practitioner since 1976.  She created the Diamond Body Practice, a movement practice that arises from the logos of the Diamond Approach and supports students in engaging the sacred wisdom of their body. As a Diamond Approach teacher Linda works with individuals and groups in the US and internationally, and is on the training staff of the Ridhwan Foundation.   She is a former faculty member of the Aston Training Center and adjunct faculty of Somatic Psychology at Naropa University.


This course is the first part of the 5-part online teaching series Spiritual Wisdom of the Body. Each course in this series may be purchased individually, or you can register for the full series for a combined discount.

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(regularly $450)

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What is the Ridhwan School?

“Ridhwan” is a Sufi word. It means “satisfied and satisfying.” Our school, home to more than 4,000 students across the globe, has the potential to both help you to be fulfilled and to help others be fulfilled. Students learn to ground, sensitize, recognize, and trust the inherent guidance of Being.

What is the Diamond Approach?

The Diamond Approach is the core teaching of the Ridhwan School, a spiritual path that approaches our ordinary experiences, emotions, and sensations in a friendly way of understanding. This radical acceptance of our situation allows something to come through that puts us in touch with our spirituality.

In the Diamond Approach, everything we experience is utilized as a doorway to our spiritual nature. Rather than negating or seeking to transcend parts of our humanness that are considered barriers to realization, we learn to approach each aspect of our physical, emotional, and mental experience with acceptance and open curiosity to discover its truth. We do meditation and other exercises, but the main method is Diamond Inquiry™: non-judgment of what we’re experiencing, which brings crisp clarity into one’s own truth.

What’s included in the program?

A recording of the online workshop where you’ll hear talks from Linda Krier, participate in guided meditations and experiential exercises, and learn from other participants in the Q&C sessions.

Are the sessions live or pre-recorded?

This is a recording of an online workshop.

Will you be mailing anything to me or is everything digital?

Once payment is received you will receive an email with your login details, then you are officially in! You will receive everything in your email inbox, including instructions on how to access the course. Please check your spam folder to locate the email that starts with ‘[SWB 2022].’

Do you offer financial assistance such as scholarships for online courses?

Yes! To apply for financial assistance for any of our courses, click here to complete a scholarship application.

What if I have questions?

We’re here to support you on your journey and help with any questions you may have about enrolling and accessing the course. For support please email daosupport@ridhwan.org. Be sure to add this address to your contact list so we don’t end up in your Junk/Spam/Promotions folder. But please check there just in case!

Is there a refund policy?

Yes. If you are dissatisfied with the course —for any reason—simply contact us within 30 days of course enrollment.

Are You Ready to Explore
“Our Sacred Body”?

To make online spiritual support more accessible to our global community, we offer two additional “Pay It Forward” payment options in addition to the regular fee. For those who need help, we offer a reduced tuition option, and for those who are able to help, we offer the chance to add a “Pay It Forward” addition to regular tuition, with those additions going directly to provide scholarship opportunities for others.

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