Rabbi Matthew Ponak is a teacher of Jewish mysticism, a spiritual counselor, and an author. Ordained with honors as a rabbi at the neo-Hasidic Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, he also holds a Master’s degree in Contemplative Religions from Naropa University. Matthew’s teachings, writings, and contemplative guidance are open and accessible to people of any background. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia and is certified as a Focusing Professional to guide others to deeper self- knowledge and healing through their bodies. To learn more about Matthew and his upcoming courses and speaking engagements, please visit matthewponak.com.

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