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March 2020

Online: Home Together

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - April 23 @ 7:15 pm

In response to COVID-19, we welcome you to this four-week class series with founding teacher Trudy Goodman. Begin or sustain YOUR meditation practice in a welcoming environment as we sit together in community. There will be a meditation with some guidance, followed by teaching and conversation. We need each other more than ever right now! We will meet for four Thursdays from 6-7:15pm PST on March 26, April 9, April 16, and April 23 (skipping April 2). If you miss…

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April 2020

ONLINE: Practices to Steady the Heart with Trudy Goodman & Jack Kornfield

April 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for shared practices, powerful and caring ways to tend the body and steady the heart in this uncertain time. We will connect with and support each other through guided meditations, teachings, and community conversation. All of the revenue generated for this special event will serve as a fundraiser for InsightLA so that we can continue to offer programs online and support caregivers on the front lines of this crisis. Like many of us, InsightLA has become financially unstable…

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Online: Wildwomen Circle

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wildwomen is a monthly circle for sharing, connection and awakening wild womanhood. Founded and led by Maria Egan and Lulu Toselli and inspired by Women Who Run with the Wolves, the classic text on the fierce feminine by Clarissa Pinkola Estes. We will explore aspects of the "wild woman" including creativity, intuition, passion, and the spiritual elements of female power.

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Online: Making Peace with the Unknown: An Intimate Conversation & Meditation with Sandra Oh & Trudy Goodman

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A month ago, we were living familiar lives with calendars that told us where we’d be for weeks to come. Today we’re all sailing in uncharted waters, alone and together. How do we chart a course into the unknown? Most of you know Sandra Oh as a talented and acclaimed actor, but you may not know that Sandra is also a longtime dedicated practitioner of mindfulness. Join us for an intimate conversation with InsightLA Founding Teacher Trudy Goodman and Sandra…

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Quest for Eternal Sunshine – A Holocaust Survivors Journey for Darkness to Light

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
InsightLA Olympic, 1430 Olympic Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States
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Join Trudy Goodman, founding teacher of InsightLA, and Myra Goodman—author, organic farming pioneer and Trudy’s close cousin—for an afternoon devoted to exploring ways to live happily and peacefully in this beautiful, magical world that is also full of intense suffering. We’ll be doing a deep dive into Myra’s new book, Quest for Eternal Sunshine—A Holocaust Survivors Journey for Darkness to Light, co-authored posthumously with her father, Mendek Rubin. Mendek managed to overcome immense trauma and decades of depression to become…

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May 2020

The Magic of Awareness

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - May 27 @ 11:30 am
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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The paradox of awareness is very profound and yet very simple. It can’t be described because it has no objective qualities and no limitation. Sometimes it comes naturally to the surface when we are fully in the present moment and no longer lost in thoughts or mental projections. Pure consciousness is neither high nor low, neither pleasant nor unpleasant, neither good nor bad. Join us for this retreat where we will learn how to pay attention to this quality of…

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InsightLA’s Facilitator Training

May 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 27, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Benedict Canyon Retreat House, 9940 Westwanda Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210 United States
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InsightLA’s Facilitator Training Program is designed for experienced practitioners of mindfulness meditation who have seen the benefits of the practice in their own lives and would like to learn how to share their practice with others in their work and/or community settings. The program objective is to develop the skills to prepare the participants to teach beginning classes in mindfulness practice and to deepen their own practice through study, practice, teachings and engagement with a community of practitioners. The curriculum…

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December 2020

Open Your Heart in Paradise Retreat

December 2 - December 7
Napili Kai Beach Resort, 5900 Lower Honoapiilani Road
Lahaina, HI 96761 United States
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Presented by Love Serve Remember Foundation & Kirtan Wallah Foundation On Line Registration will begin Saturday June 6, 2020 at Noon EST. Retreat will include daily Sunrise Silent Sitting Meditation, Hatha Yoga, Qi-Gong, Dharma Talks – Guided Meditations with Jack Kornfield (Spirit Rock Meditation Center) & Trudy Goodman (InSight LA)  and Mirabai Bush (Contemplative Activism)  Reflections, Contemplations, Meditations, Morning  Words of Wisdom Sessions, Special Afternoon Sessions, Nightly Kirtan’s with Krishna Das and more. Delicious, healthy retreat meals are served buffet…

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