Okay, I admit it - the title is a shameless (but adorable) plug for my Metta Date class, an evening devoted to compassionate and heart-based meditation where we discuss dating-related topics (Monday nights, but currently on pause until spring 2020). The title "Metta-Date" is a play on the word "Meditate" and the word "Mettā (Pali), aka maitrī in Sanskrit, which means "benevolence, loving-kindness, friendliness, amity, good will, and active interest in others." I can't emphasize enough the benefits of Mettā meditation,
Lauren Korshak is a San Francisco-based Marriage and Family Therapist, Meditation Teacher, Dating & Relationship Coach, and former matchmaker. She has a BA in Psychology from University of Southern California (USC) and an MA in Somatic Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS.) In her free time, Lauren can be found dancing, meditating, adventuring outdoors, making music, and spending QT with loved ones.