“Many approach spirituality and religion with seriousness that lacks joy and fulfillment. We use practices and concepts that constrict us instead of free us; they become obstacles to expressing our joyful nature, the aspiration of our heart, and the dance of our soul.” - Rabbi Sigal
Rabbi Sigal Brier is the Rabbi of Kesher Shalom Congregation in Abington, PA. An ordained Rabbi with an M.A. in Jewish studies from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from West Chester University.
Rabbi Sigal is scholar, mystic, spiritual mentor, inspirational teacher and artist with additional training in art, music, holistic lifestyle, yoga and meditation. She dedicates her life to sharing methods and inspiring people to live their heart’s purpose; living authentically and joyfully. What she shares is rooted in, and inspired by, Jewish traditions, science, and art. She integrates and makes connections between scholarship, body-mind methods, multidisciplinary, and multicultural approaches. She teaches internationally. Rabbi Sigal is a popular speaker and is a faculty member in diverse academic, holistic, and religious organizations, including Temple University, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, synagogues, religious seminaries, federations, Integral Yoga, and the Open Center in NYC. She presented at TED, was featured on CBS Sunday Morning News and National Public Radio (NPR.) She has written for a variety of publications including the Journal of Counseling and Development, and the Journal of Loss and Trauma on such issues as creating community in the workplace and difficulties in students’ adjustment in the transition into college. She is the creator of Sankalpa® – live your heart’s purpose. A yogini for 30 years, she is an accomplished musician who has recorded Hebrew chants for yoga and meditation.
Rabbi Sigal brings new inspiration and methods to advance more meaningful and joyful living to all people. She has been a pulpit rabbi for over a decade where she inspire families, children, and individuals to enrich and enjoy their spiritual lives. She is insightful, humorous, and skilled in ritual and group facilitation,. She brings a deep understanding of people and delights in serving their needs.
“Come as you are and sit at the wellspring of your own heart. Meditate and slowly drink from the nourishing well of your quiet center.” Rabbi Sigal
Empower, focus & enjoy more ease and flow in your life with personal spiritual guidance and mentoring.
“Rabbi Sigal’s fresh and creative approach breathed a renewed life into my personal dream of how I’ve always wished a spiritual practice could be.” Kurt H.
Rabbi Sigal’s approach is rooted in the core recognition that we do not need fixing, because there is nothing wrong with us. We do, however, need to engage in practices and create a lifestyle guided by our heart’s desire and purpose.
Invite Rabbi Sigal to your community Rabbi Sigal is available for speaking engagements, retreats, weekend visits, rabbi-in-residence, performances, workshops, and conferences. Programs may include lectures, facilitated experiences service leading, chanting, text study, dialogue, yoga, and meditation. Example topics: Kabbalah, Mysticism, Hasidism, Meditation, Integrative Jewish Spirituality, Sh’maYoga™: Listen to Your Heart, Jewish Meditation: Not Just Sitting Quietly, and Sankalpa®: live your heart’s purpose.
Contact Rabbi Sigal: Email or call 215-821-8684
Rabbi Sigal is a contemporary mindful mystic and scholar, experienced spiritual mentor with an integrative approach. She is the Rabbi of Kesher Shalom Congregation in Abington, PA. An ordained Rabbi with an M.A. in Jewish studies from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from West Chester University. She dedicates her life to sharing methods and inspiring people to live their heart’s purpose; living authentically and joyfully. A yogini for 30 years, she is trained in many yogic, holistic, and psycho-spiritual modalities. She is a popular speaker who teaches in diverse academic, holistic, and religious organizations, including Temple University and Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in MA. An accomplished musician who has recorded a number of CDs, she is the founder of Integrative Spirituality and the creator of Sh’maYoga™ and Zigizen - Live your heart’s purpose. Sigal presented at TED, and was featured on CBS Sunday Morning News and National Public Radio (NPR.)