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November 2018

The Awakened Heart: A Benefit for InsightLA

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 1220 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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Join InsightLA and Jack Kornfield for a joyful day of transformative teachings, wonderful stories, heart practices, and awakening together. In these turbulent and divisive times, more than ever we need ways to steady our hearts, calm our minds, clear our vision and inspire our action. We will cultivate the qualities of courage and love, how to dwell in kind awareness, and how to enhance our natural capacity for care and connection, towards ourselves, our society and all beings. Metta and…

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March 2019

Wisdom 2.0

March 1 - March 3
Hilton Union Square, 333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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So many systems today are in flux, from the political to the economic. Yet this time of turmoil is also inviting us to ask, What kind of systems do we want to create that support the world we want to live in? We need a vision for our world, A Path Forward, for how we can mindfully engage in politics, heal from trauma, use technology wisely, and authentically connect with others. At the 10th annual Wisdom 2.0 March 1st -…

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The Sure Heart’s Release with Anam Thubten and Norman Fischer

March 2 @ 10:00 am - March 3 @ 5:00 pm
Dhyana Hall, 235 Washington Ave
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This is a special two-day retreat with InsightLA's founding teacher Trudy Goodman, Norman Fischer, and Anam Thubten of the Dharmata Foundation in Point Richmond, CA.  The retreat will take place at Dhyana Hall in Northern California. In this retreat, we reflect on this verse from one of the most liberating texts of the Buddha’s words, the Dhammapada: “All experience is preceded by mind, led by mind, made by mind.”  The awakening of the Buddha is an invitation to embody wisdom and…

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April 2019

Worldwide Insight

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Worldwide Insight is a Dharma practice group that you can join from anywhere in the world. Each Sunday, renowned Insight Meditation teachers offer meditation instruction, teachings, and live Q&A on video. Worldwide Insight functions just like city based Insight Meditation groups around the world, but you can attend from anywhere. Worldwide Insight covers the whole globe, yet delivers the dharma right to you. Our regular class meets every Sunday at 11am Pacific US Time, 2pm Eastern US time, 7pm UK…

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Reclaiming Goodness: Refugees and Us-An Evening with Trudy Goodman, Jack Kornfield and Peter Levine

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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Reclaiming Goodness: Refugees and Us-An Evening with Trudy Goodman, Jack Kornfield and Peter Levine In this evening dialogue we will focus on the human capacity to renew ourselves. We witness the growing number of refugees worldwide, fleeing from trauma and danger. And often they find more suffering in new forms when they flee. What does it take to reclaim their spirit, to heal and rebuild a life? Trauma healing is the life work of Peter Levine and this evening will…

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Loneliness, Connection, Community: A Daylong with Trudy Goodman

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Greenheart Yoga Studio, 2260 Huntington Dr
San Marino, CA 91108 United States
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Join InsightLA founder and guiding teacher Trudy Goodman for an exploration of loneliness and connection in the context of community. Trudy will lead a a day of meditation, discussion and sharing at our lovely San Gabriel Valley location.  

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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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