About the Teacher

2000-01-01-00-09-09Benjamin Riggs

Author of Finding God in the Body: A Spiritual Path for the Modern West and director of the Refuge Meditation Group in Shreveport, LA.

Ben has studied Buddhism and Contemplative Christianity for the past fifteen years. He has had the opportunity to study and practice in both Christian and Buddhist monasteries in India and the U.S. Ben lives in Shreveport, LA with his wife and son. He also writes extensively about Buddhism, Christianity, and politics for Elephant Journal.

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Benjamin Riggs is available for speaking engagements, workshops, and retreats.

He offers a wide range of workshops and retreats that introduce both beginners and experienced practitioners to body-based spirituality. These programs include everything from Introductory meditation workshops to the most comprehensive program, the Finding God in the Body retreat. He is also available to speak about meditation, the value of somatic spiritual practice, and God in the modern world.

Fees are negotiable for nonprofits, churches, and dharma centers. Minimal travels expenses and basic accommodations are nonnegotiable.

Please send all speaking and teaching requests to PR@FindingGodInTheBody.com