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April 2019

Timeless Wisdom, Timely Action

April 26 @ 9:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
Marina del Rey Marriott, 4100 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 United States
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Offering a combination of deep experiential immersion and practical skill building along with conceptual discussions, this integrative conference weaves together a series of conversations and topical explorations that can nurture personal, professional, and public well-being through strengthening the mind and integrating the experience of “self.” Following an intensive daytime pre-conference workshop on awareness-based systems change with Peter Senge and colleagues, our Friday evening opening with Dan Siegel and co-faculty will launch the gathering with an overview of the nature of…

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May 2019

Loving Awareness: A Non-Residential Retreat for Experienced Meditators @ Spirit Rock

May 10 @ 10:00 am - May 12 @ 5:00 pm
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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Prerequisite: Four years of mindfulness meditation practice. Description: Loving awareness, practiced as mindfulness and metta, is the gateway to liberation. During this 3-day non-residential meditation retreat, as experienced practitioners, we will join together to quiet the mind, open the heart, and see our human life with the eyes of wisdom. With Jack Kornfield. This is a new retreat form which will alternate sitting, walking, guided meditations and frequent periods of dialogue and Q&A throughout each of the days. Livestream Available…

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Well Being for Women in Leadership with Maria Egan

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - May 18 @ 12:30 pm
Benedict Canyon Retreat House, 9940 Westwanda Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210 United States
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As women rise in the workplace they face unique challenges. As opportunities expand for women, the expectations to do it all - balance family, relationships, self care, and the drive to excel and lead in the marketplace are creating more pressures than ever before. Our new workshop provides support, inspiration and education to learn mindfulness and self compassion skills for approaching gender bias in the workplace, creating life balance, including equal priority for wellness and personal relationships, and explore the…

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Insight and Awakening

May 26 @ 3:00 pm - June 2 @ 11:30 am
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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Retreat Description: The ancient invitation of the Buddha was to “come and see” for yourself the truth of the way things are. In this retreat, we will weave together traditional approaches to Samatha-Vipassana (calming and insight) practice as well as body-based energy and awareness practices. This combination will support us in cultivating tranquility of mind, balance of body, and the capacity to see deeply into the nature of our own experience with wisdom and love. The aim of this practice…

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June 2019

Loving Awareness Retreat in Spain with Jack Kornfield

June 24 - June 28
Santa Maria de Montserrat, Carretera BP-1121 s/n
Montserrat, 08199 Spain
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Join me and Jack Kornfield in the beautiful Montserrat Monastery in Catalonia Spain for a retreat this June. A Loving Awareness retreat is an invitation to take time for yourself, to quiet your mind and open your heart. Come practice together and deepen your understanding, joy and well being. Amidst the complexity and difficulty of modern life, we will share wonderful ways to live with a balanced and loving heart. We will train in skillful practices to refresh our mind…

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July 2019

Well Being for Working Women Daylong Retreat

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Benedict Canyon Retreat House, 9940 Westwanda Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210 United States
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With Maria Egan. As women rise in the workplace they face unique challenges. As opportunities expand for women, the expectations to do it all - balance family, personal relationships, self care and the drive to be successful in the marketplace are creating more pressures than ever before. This workshop provides support, inspiration and education to learn mindfulness, time management and self compassion skills to create life balance and explore the power of the feminine in the modern world. Bringing together…

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August 2019

Forgiveness: A Day of Practice with Trudy Goodman

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Greenheart Yoga Studio, 2260 Huntington Dr
San Marino, CA 91108 United States
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Forgiveness is an essential quality of the heart. In this day of practice, we’ll explore the scope of forgiveness, when it is appropriate, what it is, and what it is not. The choice to forgive is brave and noble, whether we choose to forgive ourselves or others. Often it is life itself that calls for our forgiveness when things turn out to be different from what we wanted. Instead of taking refuge in resentment or bitterness, mindfulness empowers us to…

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September 2019

Fall Insight Meditation Silent Retreat

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - September 15 @ 11:00 am
Royal Way Spiritual Retreat Center, 8088 High Rd
Lucerne Valley, CA 92356 United States
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Deepen your practice in beautiful Lucerne Valley... Join InsightLA's founding teacher Trudy Goodman and Senior Teacher Celeste Young for this very special 7-night retreat at the beautiful and serene Royal Way Spiritual Center. Time in retreat allows us to step out of the complexity of our life, to listen deeply to our body, heart and mind. A retreat provides an opportunity and a caring container deepening our meditation practice. The mindfulness practice on retreats is often accompanied and complemented by…

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October 2019

Monday Night Talk @ Spirit Rock with Jack Kornfield

October 21 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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For more than 30 years, the Monday Night sitting group and dharma talk at Spirit Rock has been a welcoming refuge for the community to gather, hear the teachings of the Buddha and practice mindfulness meditation. It begins with 30 to 40 minutes of guided meditation, followed by a 15-minute break. We then offer a dharma talk and answers questions from participants. Monday Nights are also available as live webcasts and on Facebook Live.   Livestream Registration: https://calendar.spiritrock.org/events/2019-monday-nights-42/

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Loving Awareness: A Retreat for Experienced Meditators @ Spirit Rock

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - October 31 @ 11:30 am
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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Register: Lottery opens on 5/22/2019 Pre-requisite: Completion of two (or more) 5-night or longer silent, residential Vipassana (Insight) meditation retreats AND a Vipassana meditation practice of five years or more. See more details below. Retreat Description: Loving Awareness, practiced as mindfulness and metta, is the gateway to liberation. During this meditation retreat, as experienced practitioners, we will join together to quiet the mind, open the heart, and see our human life with the eyes of wisdom. This is a newer…

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