December 2020

31Dec8:00 PM10:00 PMNew Year's Eve: Resting in the Kind Heart in the Midst of Uncertainty -- ONLINE8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA; Amana Brembry Johnson; Jennifer Berezan No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Date: Thursday, December 31, 2021. 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Sliding Scale: $55-$275. Code MC1S20.

Please Note: This program is offered online only. We invite you to try this creative form of practice as we take care of one another and respond skillfully to COVID-19.

Each New Year’s celebration marks a symbolic passing through a threshold of transformative possibility. 2020 illuminated the uncomfortable truths of uncertainty, impermanence and the deep grief of loss and loneliness. This tender suffering is an internal call to remember our connection to each other, to this earth and to the wonder of life that collectively courses through us.

You are warmly invited to join in community for an evening of music, meditation, chanting and wisdom sharing. Come together as we affirm a new day and a new year filled with possibility, hope, and the joy we share through our collective breath of life. The evening will culminate with the sounding of 108 bells to welcome the New Year.

All are welcome! No one will be turned away for lack of funds, as space allows. For more information, please email


  • Amana Brembry Johnson

    Amana Brembry Johnson

    Amana Brembry Johnson teaches meditation and compassionate movement at community and retreat centers internationally. She is currently a participant in the Spirit Rock Retreat Teacher Training Program. Her home base of practice is the East Bay Meditation Center located in Oakland, California. Rooted in the ethics of social justice, she offers guidance designed to embrace a diverse range of access to practice, and has developed a form of contemplative movement that interweaves the wisdom of Dharma with yoga, Qigong, and other embodiment practices. An accomplished visual artist, Amana creates imagery that exposes emotional and spiritual barriers of the heart as gateways into kindness, compassion, and self love.

  • Jennifer Berezan

    Jennifer Berezan

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  • Mark Coleman, MA

    Mark Coleman, MA

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