December 2018

15Dec9:30 AM5:00 PMMindfulness Meditation9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield, PhD No pre-requisiteFull

Event Details

Sliding Scale: $90 – 250. Code JK3D18.

This event has now sold out and the wait list is full (over 60 names).  Please consider registering for the livestream event, link to registration is below.

Livestream Available
This program is also available online via Livestream. To register for the online version of this program visit this link.

Description:
In this traditional Insight Meditation (Vipassana) day retreat, the emphasis is on quieting the mind and opening the heart. By cultivating a calm mind and a kind heart towards ourselves and others, we learn to live with loving awareness. And we develop a more easeful relationship with life, regardless of our circumstances.

Instructions will be given for both sitting and walking meditation. Lively discourse on the Dharma will be provided throughout the day, with time for questions and discussion.

This day retreat is suitable for both new and experienced meditators who are looking to refresh and deepen their practice.

Young Adults (18-26) and Seniors (65+ with limited income) are invited to attend this day for $55.

CARPOOLING is always requested, and due to the large number of people expected at this program, cars with less than 3 people will be asked to pay a $10 non-carpooling fee. Bring more if you can! Spirit Rock only charges this fee for events that will be very full as we have pledged to help keep traffic down on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and we have limited onsite parking. You can find other people on our carpooling forum at our Online Bulletin Board For Ride Sharing. Folks who can OFFER a ride are usually needed.

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.

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