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September 2019

A Year to LiveDates: Jan - Dec 2020Year Around Event (2019) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Vinny Ferraro No prerequisiteOpen

A Year to Live -- OnlineDates: Jan - Dec 2020Year Around Event (2019) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Vinny Ferraro No prerequisiteOpen

November 2019

Mindful Non-Profit Leadership TrainingDates: January 2020 – May 2020Year Around Event (2019) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Marc Lesser, MBA & Nikki Mirghafori, Ph.D. No prerequisite

Dharma & Yoga Training ProgramDates: January 2020 - May 2020Year Around Event (2019) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Djuna Mascall, Leslie Booker, Anne Cushman, Mark Coleman, Tias Little, Sean Feit Oakes No prerequisiteOpen

11Nov7:15 PM9:15 PMMonday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield and Friends7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield and Friends No prerequisite

11Nov7:15 PM9:15 PMSPIRIT ROCK LIVE: MONDAY NIGHTS WITH JACK KORNFIELD AND FRIENDS7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Online Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA No prerequisiteOpen

13Nov10:00 AM12:00 PMWednesday Morning Meditation10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein, Donald Rothberg, and Friends No prerequisite

14Nov10:00 AM12:00 PMThursday Morning Women's Group10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Grace Fisher and Friends No prerequisiteOpen

15Nov01FebFoundational Buddhist TeachingsSelf-Paced Online Course12:00 AM - (February 1) 12:00 AM Online Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA No prerequisite

15Nov10:00 AM5:00 PMComing Home to the Dharma: Cultivating Embodiment and Compassion10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Venerable Jampa Sangmo; Elissa Epel, PhD; Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RD, RYT No prerequisiteOpen

16Nov10:00 AM4:30 PMWho Are We? Exploring Our 'Selves' and Identities10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Howard Cohn, MA No prerequisiteOpen

17Nov10:00 AM4:30 PMTrans, Gender Expansive & Ally Day Retreat10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Fresh Lev White; René Rivera; Bri Barnett; Kalash KaFae Magenta Fire No prerequisiteOpen

18Nov7:15 PM9:15 PMMonday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield and Friends7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield and Friends No prerequisite

18Nov7:15 PM9:15 PMSPIRIT ROCK LIVE: MONDAY NIGHTS WITH JACK KORNFIELD AND FRIENDS7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Online Teacher(s): Amma Thanasanti No prerequisiteOpen

20Nov10:00 AM12:00 PMWednesday Morning Meditation10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein, Donald Rothberg, and Friends No prerequisite

21Nov10:00 AM12:00 PMThursday Morning Women's Group10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Grace Fisher and Friends No prerequisiteOpen

22Nov01DecNovember Insight Retreat: A Journey into Presence, Peace, & Gratitude3:00 PM - (December 1) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Thanissara; Kittisaro; Neesha Patel (assistant); Pawan Bareja (assistant); Yong Oh (assistant) CommuterNo prerequisiteOpenWait list

23Nov10:00 AM4:30 PMAwakening to the Four Noble Truths10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): John Martin No prerequisiteOpen

24Nov10:00 AM4:30 PMA Path for Couples: Joyful Connection, Mindful Communication10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Debra Chamberlin-Taylor; George Taylor, MFT No prerequisiteOpen

25Nov7:15 PM9:15 PMSPIRIT ROCK LIVE: MONDAY NIGHTS WITH JACK KORNFIELD AND FRIENDS7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Online Teacher(s): Eugene Cash No prerequisiteOpen

25Nov7:15 PM9:15 PMMonday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield and Friends7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield and Friends No prerequisite

27Nov10:00 AM12:00 PMWednesday Morning Meditation10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein, Donald Rothberg, and Friends No prerequisite

28Nov10:00 AM12:00 PMThursday Morning Women's Group10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Grace Fisher and Friends No prerequisiteOpen

29Nov10:00 AM4:30 PMGrace and GratitudeA Yoga & Dharma Day Retreat10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Ashley Sharp No prerequisiteOpen

30Nov01DecAwakening the HeartPracticing the Divine Abodes: Loving-kindness, Compassion, Joy, Equanimity10:00 AM - (December 1) 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Donald Rothberg, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

December 2019

01Dec10:00 AM4:30 PMHoly Life Through Spiritual FriendshipOpen to all self-identified people of color10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Noliwe Alexander No prerequisiteOpen

02Dec(Dec 2)3:00 PM08(Dec 8)11:30 AMFinding True Refuge: LGBTQI Community Meditation Retreat3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (8) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Anushka Fernandopulle; John Martin; JD Doyle (teacher-in-training); bruni dávila (teacher-in-training) No prerequisiteOpen

02Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMMonday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield and Friends7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield and Friends No prerequisite

02Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMSPIRIT ROCK LIVE: MONDAY NIGHTS WITH JACK KORNFIELD AND FRIENDS7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Online Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA No prerequisiteOpens soon

04Dec10:00 AM12:00 PMWednesday Morning Meditation10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein, Donald Rothberg, and Friends No prerequisite

05Dec10:00 AM12:00 PMThursday Morning Women's Group10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Grace Fisher and Friends No prerequisiteOpen

06Dec10:00 AM5:00 PMFreedom from the Inner Critic10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA No prerequisiteOpen

07Dec10:00 AM4:00 PMHonoring All Life: Exploring the First Precept of Non-Harming10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Bob Stahl; Richard Shankman; James Baraz; Thanissara; Bob Isaacson; Patti Breitman; Will Tuttle; Jina Shah; and via video: Tara Brach; Konda Mason; Dawn Mauricio No prerequisiteOpen

07Dec(Dec 7)10:00 AM08(Dec 8)4:30 PMGratitude and Generosity: Realizing the Abundant Heart10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (8) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Susie Harrington No prerequisiteOpen

07Dec7:15 PM10:15 PMChanting, Meditation and Winter Solstice Ritual7:15 PM - 10:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jai Uttal; Debra Chamberlin-Taylor No prerequisiteOpen

08Dec9:00 AM5:00 PMBlazing the Trail: The Buddha's Discovery of the DharmaA Dana (By Donation) Day9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Ayya Anandabodhi; Venerable Dhammadipa; Isabelita Papa No prerequisiteOpen

08Dec(Dec 8)9:00 AM16(Dec 16)5:00 PMBlazing the Trail: The Buddha's Discovery of the Dharma -- LIVESTREAMA Dana (By Donation) Day9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (16) Online Teacher(s): Ayya Anandabodhi; Venerable Dhammadipa; Isabelita Papa No prerequisiteOpen

09Dec(Dec 9)3:00 PM15(Dec 15)11:30 AMIn The Presence of Love: A Metta and Qigong Retreat3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (15) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): JoAnna Hardy; Erin Treat; Vinny Ferraro; Teja Bell (qigong); Cara Lai (assistant) CommuterNo prerequisiteOpenWait list

09Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMMonday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield and Friends7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield and Friends No prerequisite

09Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMSPIRIT ROCK LIVE: MONDAY NIGHTS WITH JACK KORNFIELD AND FRIENDS7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Online Teacher(s): Susie Harrington No prerequisiteOpens soon

11Dec10:00 AM12:00 PMWednesday Morning Meditation10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein, Donald Rothberg, and Friends No prerequisite

12Dec10:00 AM12:00 PMThursday Morning Women's Group10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Grace Fisher and Friends No prerequisiteOpen

13Dec10:00 AM4:30 PMAn Exploration of Awakening10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Howard Cohn, MA No prerequisiteOpen

13Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMDharma and Recovery7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Kevin Griffin No prerequisite

14Dec10:00 AM4:30 PMOpening Into Allness10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Rick Hanson, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

14Dec(Dec 14)10:00 AM15(Dec 15)5:00 PMBouncing Back, Moving Forward: Resilience and Post-Traumatic Growth10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (15) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Linda Graham, MFT No prerequisiteOpen

15Dec9:30 AM4:30 PMThe Art and Practice of Forgiveness9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Phillip Moffitt, MA, SEP; Noliwe Alexander No prerequisiteOpen

16Dec(Dec 16)3:00 PM23(Dec 23)11:30 AMInsight Meditation Winter Solstice RetreatEmbracing the Dark, Inviting the Light3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (23) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Heather Sundberg; Oren Jay Sofer, SEP; John Travis; Carol Cano (assistant) CommuterNo prerequisiteWait list

16Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMSPIRIT ROCK LIVE: MONDAY NIGHTS WITH JACK KORNFIELD AND FRIENDS7:15 PM - 9:15 PM OnlineNo prerequisiteOpens soon

16Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMMonday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield and Friends7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield and Friends No prerequisite

18Dec10:00 AM12:00 PMWednesday Morning Meditation10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein, Donald Rothberg, and Friends No prerequisite

19Dec10:00 AM12:00 PMThursday Morning Women's Group10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Grace Fisher and Friends No prerequisiteOpen

21Dec10:00 AM4:30 PMReconnecting: Nourishment, Support, and Love During the Holidays10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Pawan Bareja, PhD, SEP No prerequisiteOpen

21Dec(Dec 21)10:00 AM28(Dec 28)4:30 PMReconnecting: Nourishment, Support, and Love During the Holidays -- LIVESTREAM10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (28) Online Teacher(s): Pawan Bareja, PhD, SEP No prerequisiteOpen

22Dec10:00 AM5:00 PMThe Wisdom Of Aging: Mindfulness Meditation and the Feldenkrais Method10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Dan Clurman, MA; Wes Nisker No prerequisiteOpen

23Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMSPIRIT ROCK LIVE: MONDAY NIGHTS WITH JACK KORNFIELD AND FRIENDS7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Online Teacher(s): Donald Rothberg, PhD No prerequisiteOpens soon

23Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMMonday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield and Friends7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield and Friends No prerequisite

27Dec10:00 AM4:30 PMKeep Coming Back: Dharma, Recovery, and Renewal10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Kevin Griffin No prerequisiteOpen

27Dec(Dec 27)3:00 PM05Jan(Jan 5)11:30 AMNew Year's Insight Meditation Retreat(December 27) 3:00 PM - (January 5) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Eugene Cash; Pamela Weiss; DaRa Williams; Tuere Sala; Nolitha Tsengiwe (assistant) CommuterNo prerequisiteWait list

27Dec01JanNew Year's Teen Retreat (LOTTERY)(December 27) 3:00 PM - (January 1) 11:30 AM St. Columba Retreat Center Teacher(s): Matthew Brensilver, PhD; Marvin Belzer; Dawn Scott No prerequisiteOpen

28Dec(Dec 28)10:00 AM29(Dec 29)4:30 PMFinding Your Life's Deep CurrentA Writing Weekend Retreat10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (29) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Roger Housden No prerequisiteOpen

30Dec7:15 PM9:15 PMSPIRIT ROCK LIVE: MONDAY NIGHTS WITH JACK KORNFIELD AND FRIENDS7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Online Teacher(s): John Martin No prerequisiteOpens soon

31Dec01JanReconnect, Renew and Re-Awaken: A New Year's Eve Celebration(December 31) 7:30 PM - (January 1) 12:30 AM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Teja Bell; Verlinda Montoya; Melanie DeMore No prerequisiteOpen

January 2020

01Jan10:00 AM4:30 PMRetreat for New Year’s Day 202010:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein & Friends No prerequisiteOpen

01Jan10:00 AM08(Jan 8)4:30 PMRetreat for New Year’s Day 2020 -- LIVESTREAM10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (8) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein & Friends No prerequisiteOpen

03Jan(Jan 3)8:00 AM05(Jan 5)6:00 PMFoundations of Mindfulness: Training the Mind, Freeing the Heart8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (5) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA No prerequisiteOpens soon

07Jan(Jan 7)3:00 PM12(Jan 12)11:30 AMWinter Insight Meditation Retreat3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (12) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Howard Cohn, MA; Erin Treat; Ashley Sharp (yoga); Yong Oh (assistant); Tara Mulay (assistant) CommuterNo prerequisiteWait list

10Jan10:00 AM5:00 PMSkillful Speech in Difficult Situations10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Oren Jay Sofer, SEP No prerequisiteOpen

10Jan7:15 PM9:15 PMDharma and Recovery7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Kevin Griffin No prerequisite

11Jan(Jan 11)9:30 AM18(Jan 18)5:00 PMMindfulness Meditation -- LIVESTREAM9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (18) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

11Jan9:30 AM5:00 PMMindfulness Meditation9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

12Jan10:30 AM3:00 PMWinter Family Day10:30 AM - 3:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Kate Munding; Eve Decker No prerequisiteOpen

13Jan(Jan 13)3:00 PM20(Jan 20)11:30 AMJanuary Metta Retreat3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (20) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Donald Rothberg, PhD; Beth Sternlieb; Melvin Escobar (yoga); Shahara Godfrey (assistant); Eve Decker (assistant) CommuterNo prerequisiteOpenWait list

17Jan10:00 AM4:30 PMUnlocking the Body's Wisdom: Releasing and Healing Trauma10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sakti Rose, MA, SEP No prerequisiteOpen

17Jan(Jan 17)1:30 PM19(Jan 19)1:00 PMChanges & Transitions in Your 40s & 50s1:30 PM - 1:00 PM (19) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Phillip Moffitt, MA, SEP; Jennifer Ward No prerequisiteOpen

19Jan10:00 AM4:30 PMAwakening Joy: 10K Sorrows, 10K Joys10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): James Baraz No prerequisiteOpen

19Jan6:00 PM8:30 PMWinter Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sara Oakes; TBD No prerequisiteOpen

19Jan6:30 PM8:30 PMWinter Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Andrew Chaikin; Michele Andropoulos No prerequisiteOpen

21Jan(Jan 21)3:00 PM25(Jan 25)11:30 AMDharma and Yoga: Opening Space3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (25) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Anne Cushman; Dawn Mauricio; Rolf Gates (yoga) No prerequisiteOpen

24Jan10:00 AM5:00 PMFocused Attention: Meditation for Developing Concentration and Serenity10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Tina Rasmussen, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

25Jan10:00 AM5:00 PMRadical Compassion: Loving Ourselves, Each Other, Our WorldA Benefit for Spirit Rock and Insight Meditation Community of Washington, DC10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Tara Brach, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

26Jan10:00 AM4:30 PMTriggers as Teachers: Cultivating Practices and Resources for Wise Response10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): David Richo, PhD, MFT No prerequisite

26Jan10:00 AM4:30 PMThe Dharma of Money: Creating Your Money KarmaA Dana (By Donation) Day10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Spencer Sherman, MBA No prerequisiteOpen

26Jan(Jan 26)3:00 PM31(Jan 31)11:30 AMHeavenly Messengers: Awakening Through Illness, Aging, and Death3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (31) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Debra Chamberlin-Taylor; Bonnie Duran; Eugene Cash (guest teacher); Victoria Cary (assistant) No prerequisiteOpen

26Jan(Jan 26)3:00 PM31(Jan 31)11:30 AMInsight Meditation Retreat: Awakening the Heart of Joy3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (31) Upper Walking Hall Teacher(s): Sharda Rogell; Howard Cohn, MA CommuterNo prerequisiteWait list

26Jan6:00 PM8:30 PMWinter Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sara Oakes; TBD No prerequisiteOpen

26Jan6:30 PM8:30 PMWinter Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Andrew Chaikin; Michele Andropoulos No prerequisiteOpen

31Jan(Jan 31)6:00 PM02Feb(Feb 2)5:30 PMWisdom of the Subtle Body(January 31) 6:00 PM - (February 2) 5:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Tias Little No prerequisiteOpen

February 2020

01Feb3:00 PM28Mar(Mar 28)11:30 AMInsight Meditation 2-Month Retreat 2020(February 1) 3:00 PM - (March 28) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): FEBRUARY -- James Baraz; Kamala Masters; Tempel Smith; John Martin; Beth Sternlieb; Susie Harrington; JD Doyle (assistant, Feb 1-15); Gullu Singh (assistant, Feb 16 - 29); MARCH -- Andrea Fella; Phillip Moffitt; Eugene Cash; Winnie Nazarko; Bhante Buddharakkhita; DaRa Williams PrerequisiteOpen

01Feb3:00 PM29(Feb 29)11:30 AMFebruary Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat 20203:00 PM - 11:30 AM (29) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): James Baraz; Kamala Masters; Tempel Smith; John Martin; Beth Sternlieb; Susie Harrington; JD Doyle (assistant, Feb 1-15); Gullu Singh (assistant, Feb 16 - 29) PrerequisiteOpen

02Feb6:00 PM8:30 PMWinter Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sara Oakes; TBD No prerequisiteOpen

02Feb6:30 PM8:30 PMWinter Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Andrew Chaikin; Michele Andropoulos No prerequisiteOpen

07Feb(Feb 7)10:00 AM09(Feb 9)5:00 PMKeeping Cool in the Fire: Transforming Inner and Outer Conflict10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (9) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Donald Rothberg, PhD No prerequisite

07Feb10:00 AM5:00 PMAwakening to Our Precious Life Through Contemplating Death10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Nikki Mirghafori, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

09Feb10:00 AM4:30 PMHeart Practices for Couples10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Debra Chamberlin-Taylor; George Taylor, MFT No prerequisiteOpen

09Feb6:00 PM8:30 PMWinter Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sara Oakes; TBD No prerequisiteOpen

09Feb6:30 PM8:30 PMWinter Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Andrew Chaikin; Michele Andropoulos No prerequisiteOpen

14Feb(Feb 14)8:00 AM17(Feb 17)6:00 PMDancing with Life: The Twelve Insight Practices of the Four Noble Truths8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (17) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Phillip Moffitt, MA, SEP No prerequisite

14Feb7:15 PM9:15 PMDharma and Recovery7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Kevin Griffin No prerequisite

21Feb10:00 AM5:00 PMAnxiety: It’s Not All in Your Mind10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jill Satterfield No prerequisiteOpen

22Feb(Feb 22)10:00 AM23(Feb 23)4:30 PMThe Inner Work of Social Justice: Socially Engaged Mindfulness10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (23) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Rhonda V. Magee No prerequisiteOpen

23Feb6:00 PM8:30 PMWinter Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sara Oakes; TBD No prerequisiteOpen

23Feb6:30 PM8:30 PMWinter Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Andrew Chaikin; Michele Andropoulos No prerequisiteOpen

29Feb10:00 AM5:00 PMEnergy, Embodiment, and Inquiry: Buddhist Approaches to Yoga and Breathwork10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sean Feit Oakes, PhD, SEP No prerequisiteOpen

29Feb(Feb 29)3:00 PM28Mar(Mar 28)11:30 AMMarch Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat 2020(February 29) 3:00 PM - (March 28) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Andrea Fella; Phillip Moffitt; Eugene Cash; Winnie Nazarko; Bhante Buddharakkhita; DaRa Williams; Lissa Edmond (mindful movement) PrerequisiteOpen

March 2020

01Mar11:00 AM3:00 PMWinter Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sara Oakes; TBD No prerequisiteOpen

05Mar(Mar 5)8:00 AM08(Mar 8)6:00 PMCultivating Kindness: Metta Retreat8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (8) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Oren Jay Sofer, SEP No prerequisite

13Mar10:00 AM4:30 PMCalming the Restless Mind10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Howard Cohn, MA No prerequisiteOpen

14Mar(Mar 14)10:00 AM15(Mar 15)4:30 PMGuides on the Path of Freedom: The Seven Factors of Awakening10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (15) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Matthew Brensilver, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

20Mar10:00 AM4:30 PMDiscovering Our Spiritual Superpower: What Do We Rest Our Hearts Upon?10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Grace Fisher, MFT, JD, MEd No prerequisiteOpen

21Mar(Mar 21)10:00 AM22(Mar 22)5:00 PMConnecting with Courage: Buddhist Practices for Exploring White PrivilegeOpen to all self-identified white people10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (22) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): JD Doyle, MA No prerequisiteOpen

21Mar7:30 PM9:30 PMChanting and Meditation: An Equinox Celebration7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jai Uttal; Debra Chamberlin-Taylor No prerequisiteOpen

22Mar10:00 AM4:30 PMLightness of Letting Go: The Dharma of Happiness10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Pawan Bareja, PhD, SEP No prerequisiteOpen

26Mar(Mar 26)8:00 AM28(Mar 28)6:00 PMFinding Your Ground: Mindful Yoga and Embodied Meditation8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (28) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Anne Cushman; Leslie Booker No prerequisite

29Mar10:00 AM5:00 PMEmbodied Awakening: Trauma, Healing, and Collective Liberation10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Sean Feit Oakes, PhD, SEP No prerequisiteOpen

29Mar01AprFoundations of Mindfulness Meditation Retreat(March 29) 3:00 PM - (April 1) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA; Diana Winston No prerequisite

April 2020

03Apr10:00 AM5:00 PMResilience: Transforming Adversity into Learning and Growth10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Linda Graham, MFT No prerequisiteOpen

04Apr10:00 AM4:30 PMRestoring Well-Being: Integrating Qigong and Meditation10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Teja Bell No prerequisiteOpen

05Apr9:00 AM5:00 PMExpanding Your Spirit: Finding ConnectionOpen to all self-identified women of color9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Verlinda Montoya; Carol Cano No prerequisiteOpen

05Apr6:00 PM8:00 PMSpring Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Laura Brainard; TBD No prerequisite

05Apr6:00 PM8:30 PMSpring Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Juliana Sloane; Anthony T Maes No prerequisite

10Apr(Apr 10)9:30 AM12(Apr 12)5:00 PMAwake in the Wild: Insight and Peace Through Meditation in Nature9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (12) Outside Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA No prerequisite

11Apr(Apr 11)3:00 PM18(Apr 18)11:30 AMLiving Awareness Through Insight Meditation3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (18) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Mary Grace Orr; Gil Fronsdal; John Travis; Heather Sundberg; Rebecca Kronlage (yoga) No prerequisite

12Apr6:00 PM8:00 PMSpring Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Laura Brainard; TBD No prerequisite

17Apr10:00 AM4:30 PMLiberate the Body, Stretch the Mind10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Wes Nisker; Katchie Ananda No prerequisiteOpen

19Apr9:00 AM5:00 PMRenew and Revitalize: Sustaining Yourself as a Care Provider9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Phillip Moffitt, MA, SEP No prerequisite

19Apr(Apr 19)3:00 PM03May(May 3)11:30 AMReclamation of the Sacred (LOTTERY)(April 19) 3:00 PM - (May 3) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Thanissara; Kittisaro; TBD No prerequisite

19Apr6:00 PM8:00 PMSpring Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Laura Brainard; TBD No prerequisite

19Apr6:00 PM8:30 PMSpring Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Juliana Sloane; Anthony T Maes No prerequisite

24Apr10:00 AM4:30 PMCultivating True Nourishment: Mindful Eating and Self-Care10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RD, RYT No prerequisiteOpen

25Apr10:00 AM4:30 PMAwakening in Each Moment with Compassion: An LGBTQI Day RetreatOpen to all who self-identify as LGBTQI.10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Fresh “Lev” White; Ramón Honea; Amber Field; Skeeter Barker No prerequisiteOpen

26Apr10:30 AM3:00 PMSpring Family Day10:30 AM - 3:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Kate Munding; Eve Decker No prerequisiteOpen

26Apr6:00 PM8:00 PMSpring Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Laura Brainard; TBD No prerequisite

26Apr6:00 PM8:30 PMSpring Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Juliana Sloane; Anthony T Maes No prerequisite

May 2020

03May9:00 AM5:00 PMComing Out of the Fog: Clarity and Kindness9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Ajahn Karunadhammo No prerequisite

03May6:00 PM8:00 PMSpring Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Laura Brainard; TBD No prerequisite

03May6:00 PM8:30 PMSpring Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Juliana Sloane; Anthony T Maes No prerequisite

04May(May 4)3:00 PM10(May 10)11:30 AMNatural Awareness3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (10) Outside Teacher(s): Vinny Ferraro; Wes Nisker; Cara Lai (assistant) No prerequisite

04May(May 4)3:00 PM10(May 10)11:30 AMEquanimity Retreat3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (10) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Tempel Smith; Sharda Rogell; Anthony 'T' Maes (qigong); bruni dávila (assistant); Shelly Graf (assistant) No prerequisite

08May10:00 AM5:00 PMMindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): Cultivating Lifelong Tools to Reduce Stress, Pain, and Anxiety10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Juanita de Sanz, LMFT No prerequisite

09May(May 9)10:00 AM10(May 10)4:30 PMComing Together: A Retreat for Asians in the DiasporaOpen to all people of Asian descent10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (10) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Dawn Mauricio; Gulwinder Gullu Singh; Louije Kim No prerequisite

10May6:00 PM8:00 PMSpring Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Laura Brainard; TBD No prerequisite

10May6:00 PM8:30 PMSpring Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME.6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Juliana Sloane; Anthony T Maes No prerequisite

11May(May 11)3:00 PM19(May 19)11:30 AMSpring Insight Retreat3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (19) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Matthew Brensilver, PhD; Brian Lesage; TBD No prerequisite

15May10:00 AM5:00 PMChronic Pain, the Choices: Tools to Transform Our Experience10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jill Satterfield No prerequisite

17May9:30 AM5:00 PMThe Awakened Heart: An Invitation to LoveA Benefit for Spirit Rock 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

17May(May 17)9:30 AM24(May 24)5:00 PMThe Awakened Heart: An Invitation to Love -- LIVESTREAMA Benefit for Spirit Rock 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (24) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield, PhD No prerequisiteOpen

17May11:00 AM3:00 PMSpring Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME.11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Juliana Sloane; Anthony T Maes No prerequisite

20May(May 20)3:00 PM27(May 27)11:30 AMThe Magic of Awareness3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (27) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): James Baraz; Anam Thubten; Trudy Goodman; Jill White Lindsay (yoga) No prerequisite

22May10:00 AM5:00 PMCultivating Wise Speech: Becoming More Skillful in Your Speech Practice10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Donald Rothberg, PhD No prerequisite

23May(May 23)10:00 AM24(May 24)5:00 PMMaking the Invisible, Visible: A Trauma Healing Journey from Hauntings to Wholeness -- LIVESTREAMA Benefit for Spirit Rock and Somatic Experiencing®️ Trauma Institute10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (24) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Peter A. Levine, PhD No prerequisite

23May(May 23)10:00 AM24(May 24)5:00 PMMaking the Invisible, Visible: A Trauma Healing Journey from Hauntings to WholenessA Benefit for Spirit Rock and Somatic Experiencing®️ Trauma Institute10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (24) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Peter A. Levine, PhD No prerequisite

28May(May 28)3:00 PM04Jun(Jun 4)11:30 AMSettling, Seeing, and Spacious AwarenessA Retreat for Experienced Practitioners(May 28) 3:00 PM - (June 4) 11:30 AM Upper Walking Hall Teacher(s): Donald Rothberg, PhD; TBD No prerequisite

28May(May 28)3:00 PM04Jun(Jun 4)11:30 AMThe Nine Bodies of ConsciousnessA Practical Map for Insight Practitioners(May 28) 3:00 PM - (June 4) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Dana DePalma; Phillip Moffitt, MA, SEP; TBD No prerequisite

29May(May 29)10:00 AM30(May 30)4:30 PMWomen Awakening as We Age10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (30) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Debra Chamberlin-Taylor; Anna Douglas, PhD No prerequisite

31May10:00 AM4:30 PMIntroduction to Insight Meditation10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Howard Cohn, MA No prerequisite

June 2020

05Jun(Jun 5)3:00 PM10(Jun 10)11:30 AMTherīgāthā ~ Awakening Verses of the Early Buddhist Nuns3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (10) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Ayya Anandabodhi; Ayya Santacitta; Venerable Dhammadipa No prerequisite

11Jun(Jun 11)3:00 PM21(Jun 21)11:30 AMSayadaw U Tejaniya Style Retreat (Lottery)3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (21) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Alexis Santos; Andrea Fella; Carol Wilson; Susa Talan; Mark Nunberg; Franz Moeckl (movement) No prerequisite

22Jun(Jun 22)3:00 PM28(Jun 28)11:30 AMMindfulness for Everyone: The Basics and Beyond3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (28) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Diana Winston; Alex Haley; Jill Satterfield (mindful movement); Carol Cano (assistant) No prerequisite

29Jun(Jun 29)3:00 PM05Jul(Jul 5)11:30 AMCultivating the Wisdom of the Heart: Finding Freedom in Love & Compassion (LOTTERY)Annual People of Color (POC) Retreat(June 29) 3:00 PM - (July 5) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Noliwe Alexander; Carol Cano; Jozen Gibson No prerequisite

July 2020

07Jul(Jul 7)3:00 PM17(Jul 17)11:30 AMJuly Metta Retreat3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (17) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Tempel Smith; John Martin; Bonnie Duran; Devin Berry; Marcy Reynolds (Qigong) No prerequisite

17Jul(Jul 17)3:00 PM26(Jul 26)11:30 AMJuly Insight Meditation Retreat3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (26) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Joseph Goldstein; Kamala Masters; TBD No prerequisite

29Jul(Jul 29)3:00 PM02Aug(Aug 2)11:30 AM2020 Family Retreat(July 29) 3:00 PM - (August 2) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Kate Munding; Ofosu Jones-Quartey; Abhayagiri Monastics; TBD No prerequisite

August 2020

03Aug(Aug 3)3:00 PM09(Aug 9)11:30 AMInsight Meditation Retreat for Young Adults3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (9) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Vinny Ferraro; Pam Dunn; La Sarmiento; Enrique Collazo No prerequisite

10Aug(Aug 10)3:00 PM19(Aug 19)11:30 AMConcentration Retreat3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (19) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Phillip Moffitt, MA, SEP; Tempel Smith; TBD No prerequisite

19Aug(Aug 19)3:00 PM28(Aug 28)11:30 AMExploring The Essential Factors of Awakening3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (28) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA; Howard Cohn, MA; TBD No prerequisite

28Aug(Aug 28)2:30 PM30(Aug 30)5:00 PMAbhayagiri Teen Retreat 2020A Dana (By Donation) Teen Retreat2:30 PM - 5:00 PM (30) Abhayagiri Monastery Teacher(s): Ajahn Karunadhammo; Ajahn Nyaniko; Forest Fein No prerequisite

29Aug(Aug 29)3:00 PM03Sep(Sep 3)11:30 AMSeptember Insight Retreat(August 29) 3:00 PM - (September 3) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): James Baraz; Sharda Rogell; Howie Cohn, MA; Terry Vandiver (yoga) No prerequisite

September 2020

04Sep(Sep 4)3:00 PM07(Sep 7)11:30 AMAn Invitation to Mindfulness3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (7) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): JoAnna Hardy; Erin Treat; Anthony T Maes No prerequisite

14Sep(Sep 14)3:00 PM20(Sep 20)11:30 AMRelational Dharma: Waking Up Together3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (20) Upper Walking Hall Teacher(s): Oren Jay Sofer, SEP; Bart van Melik No prerequisite

14Sep(Sep 14)3:00 PM20(Sep 20)11:30 AMFinding Freedom in the Body3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (20) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Mary Grace Orr, MA; Bob Stahl, PhD; Christiane Wolf, PhD, MD; Marcy Reynolds (Qigong) No prerequisite

21Sep(Sep 21)3:00 PM27(Sep 27)11:30 AMNo Part Left OutA Meditation Retreat for Self-Identified Womxn3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (27) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Pamela Weiss; Amana Brembry Johnson; Carol Cano; Kate Johnson No prerequisite

October 2020

02Oct(Oct 2)3:00 PM11(Oct 11)11:30 AMFall Insight Meditation Retreat (LOTTERY)3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (11) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Phillip Moffitt, MA, SEP; Matthew Brensilver, PhD; TBD No prerequisite

20Oct(Oct 20)3:00 PM27(Oct 27)11:30 AMMoving Into Meditation: Mindful Yoga and Embodied Dharma3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (27) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Anne Cushman; Kate Johnson; Janice Gates (yoga) No prerequisite

28Oct01NovLoving Awareness: A Retreat for Experienced Meditators (LOTTERY)(October 28) 3:00 PM - (November 1) 11:30 AM Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield, PhD; Trudy Goodman Kornfield, PhD; Teja Bell (qigong) No prerequisite

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