Teachers

Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

Magyu Lopön Charlotte Z. Rotterdam has studied Tibetan Buddhism for the last 20 years, was authorized to teach by Lama Tsultrim Allione in 2006, and received the title of Magyu Lopön, lead teacher of Magyu: The Mother Lineage at Tara Mandala from Lama Tsultrim in 2016. Lopön Charlotte teaches in the US and abroad, often in partnership with her husband Pieter Oosthuizen, and co-leads the Boulder Tara Mandala Sangha. Lopön Charlotte received a Masters in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School where she studied comparative religion. She served as executive co-director of Tara Mandala for four years, and thereafter as Trustee and Board President. She is the co-developer of the FYD Online Certification Program. Currently she is an Instructor and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Contemplative Education at Naropa University. The mother of two boys, she has published essays in Mandala, Lion’s Roar Online, and in an anthology, Fearless Nest. Pieter’s and her blog offers reflections on the intersection of Dharma and modern daily life: www.skymind.us.

 

Authorized to teach:
Feeding Your Demons®
Five Buddha Mandala Practice
Five Dakini Mandala Practice
Five Yab/Yum Mandala Practice
Green Tara
Kapala Training Level I
Kapala Training Level II
Lojong (Mind-training)
Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche Chöd
Prajña Paramita Meditation
Three Yanas: Mahayana Retreat
Three Yanas: Sutrayana Retreat
Three Yanas: Vajrayana Retreat

 

Contact: charlotte@skymind.us
Website: www.skymind.us
Location: Boulder, Colorado

Events with Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

Green Tara: Self-Paced Program
Open Dates

Green Tara sits with one foot in the meditative posture and one foot in the world, thus embodying active compassion and serving as a model for modern day contemplative life. In this self-paced program, you have the opportunity to learn to embody Green Tara, the female Buddha of compassion, who…

Feeding Your Demons® - Online Program
Open Dates

Join the Feeding Your Demons® Online Program and become fully certified to use this method in a professional setting with clients, or choose the à la carte options for personal growth and enrichment. Through compelling content and practice assignments, participants engage in a journey of increasing levels of personal transformation…

Feeding Your Demons® Teacher Training - Online
February 25 - June 4, 2023

Thank you for your interest in joining us for our ongoing trainings in Feeding Your Demons®. We are offering a virtual (i.e. online) training for those interested in teaching Feeding Your Demons®, from 25th February to 4th June, 2023. The online program is an experiential training that highlights key components…

Feeding Your Demons® Full Certification Program
March 5, 2023

Ideal for therapists, coaches, and facilitators who desire to add a powerful technique to their professional toolbelt, and for individuals who wish to work with their own ‘demons’ through contemplative practice, the year-long Feeding Your Demons® Full Certification program offers a profoundly effective method for recognizing and transforming the deep-seated…

Feeding Your Demons® Level I - Online Program
March 5, 2023

Feeding Your Demons® (FYD) is a simple but profound five-step process that guides the practitioner to transform their demons into protective allies through a sequence of illuminating questions and visualizations. Created by Lama Tsultrim Allione, it employs principles of the Tibetan Buddhist practice Chöd, as originally articulated by the eleventh-century…

Green Tara Daylong Practice Intensive - ONLINE
March 11, 2023

A Tara Mandala  Daylong Practice Intensive – ONLINE  Green Tara sits with one foot in the meditative posture and one foot extended, thus embodying active compassion and serving as a model for modern day contemplative life. We invite you to join us for a day of deep practice to connect…

Feeding Your Demons® Level I - Secular Track (Online Course)
March 12 - May 6, 2023

Feeding Your Demons® (FYD) is a simple but profound five-step process that guides the practitioner to transform their demons into protective allies through a sequence of illuminating questions and visualizations. Created by Lama Tsultrim Allione, it employs principles of the Tibetan Buddhist practice Chöd, as originally articulated by the eleventh-century…

Feeding Your Demons® Level I - Buddhist Track (Online Course)
March 12 - May 6, 2023

Feeding Your Demons® (FYD) is a simple but profound five-step process that guides the practitioner to transform their demons into protective allies through a sequence of illuminating questions and visualizations. Created by Lama Tsultrim Allione, it employs principles of the Tibetan Buddhist practice Chöd, as originally articulated by the eleventh-century…

Dentog Chigma Chod Daylong Practice Intensive - Online
April 29, 2023

A Tara Mandala  Daylong Practice Intensive – ONLINE  The profound practice of Dentog Chigma, Liberation on One Seat, is “at the absolute core of Machig’s lineage” according to Lama Tsultrim. It combines the melodic and rhythmic aspects of traditional Chöd with the visualization and mantra recitation of Tibetan Buddhist deity…

The Empowered Feminine — Online Workshop
September 28, 2023

We invite you to join us for an interactive workshop with Catherine Bell and Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam Catherine Bell has been in Boardrooms for the last two and half decades – often feeling like a complete misfit and often not fully claiming her seat at the table.  She has…

Green Tara - ONLINE
October 19 - 22, 2023

All are welcome! Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam invites you to join her online in a 4-day virtual retreat where students will receive the transmission, teachings, and learn the practice to connect with the luminous compassion of Green Tara in our innate, awakened heart.  Green Tara sits with one foot in…