Kristina Baré

Kristna Baré

Kristina Baré is an insight meditation teacher, therapist, and Somatic Experiencing practitioner. She has trained primarily in the Burmese lineages of Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw and Ven. Pa Auk Sayadaw.

She enjoys supporting students in deepening samadhi and insight. Opening the door to an expansion of the heart and to liberating wisdom. In support of the Buddha’s teachings, Kristina also draws on knowledge from Western psychology and Somatic Experiencing. She invites a kind, patient, and embodied approach as a base for samadhi and insight meditation practices.

Kristina lives in Victoria, BC where she offers mediation guidance, somatic experiencing support, and therapy to students and clients. She is being mentored by Marcia Rose, Bonnie Duran, Sally and Guy Armstrong to teach insight retreats at Spirit Rock in California and Insight Meditation Society.

Events with Kristina Baré

Buddha in the Garden BCIMS - Meditation New Year Retreat
December 27, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Coming on retreat at the end of the year is a beautiful opportunity to release a little of some of the difficulties and burdens we’ve been carrying these past months. As we practice mindfully sitting, walking, and resting with what is, with kindness, there’s a natural unfolding and releasing so that we can see more clearly. As we let go a little, we can find there’s more space, ease, and a sense of possibility in our lives. There will be practice instructions at the beginning of each day and alternating sitting and walking periods. There will be practice discussion groups…