Amanda Ream

Visiting Teacher

Amanda Ream, pronouns:  She/They. Ream is a queer organizer and somatics practitioner of European ancestry on unceded Ohlone Land, working for over 25 years in the labor movement, currently as the Strategic Campaigns Director for the United Domestic Workers’ Union.  Ream is a Community Teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, a co-founder of EBMC’s Social Justice Sangha, and leads “Racial Justice Skills for White Practitioner’s” there, and graduated from Spirit Rock’s Dedicated Practitioner’s Program in 2016.  Ream is a teacher and practitioner with Generative Somatics, co-leading “Somatics for White Racial Justice Organizers.” They began practicing in the Western Insight Tradition in 2006, and with Generative Somatics in 2011.