June 2019

29Jun10:00 AM4:30 PMEvent CancelledBuilding Strength, Healing & Celebration: LGBTQI and Sublime States - CANCELLED10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Fresh Lev White; Amma Thanasanti; René Rivera; and Patrick Brown No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Date: June 29, 2019; 10:00am – 4:30pm
Sliding Scale: $40 – 108. Code FR1D19.

Open to all self-identified LGBTQI folks.

Love, compassion and sympathetic joy are gateways to peace and freedom.

On this day, we are coming together as Trans, Gender Expansive, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning, and Intersex folks to discover and practice tools that will support us in navigating the everyday ways we experience suffering individually and globally.

There will be guided meditation, mindful movement, discussion and a community-building potluck lunch. Please bring food to share.

A kind reminder, please respect the container: no photography or video recording as always for Spirit Rock programs.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). There is an additional $5 fee for registering at the door. If you can’t attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.


Visit our Online Bulletin Board for Ride Sharing to find or offer a ride.


Volunteer/Work Exchange opportunities, as well as full or partial Scholarships, may be available for this program. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteering@spiritrock.org.


Even if you have been to Spirit Rock before, please review our Non-Residential Programs FAQ for useful information about what to wear, what to bring, how to get here, and more.


  • Amma Thanasanti

    Amma Thanasanti

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  • Fresh "Lev" White

    Fresh "Lev" White

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  • Patrick Brown

    Patrick Brown

    Patrick Brown is an activist, advocate and teacher from Chicago. Patrick moved to California and first came to EBMC in 2010 as a practitioner with the People of Color and Alphabet Sanghas. As an advocate and facilitator, his professional career is focused on racial equity and leadership development and is supported by his practice and the teachings of the Dharma. Patrick completed EBMC’s Commit to Dharma program in 2015 and he is a proud graduate of the Community Dharma Leaders’ fifth cohort (CDL5) training with Spirit Rock. Patrick has served on the POC and Alphabet coordinating committees and recently began teaching both at EBMC and in Sanghas throughout the Bay Area. Patrick is grateful for the deepening of his practice in the EBMC community and committed to expanding access to the Dharma to all beings.

  • René Rivera

    René Rivera

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