November 2021

20Nov10:00 AM4:00 PMTransgender Day of Remembrance: Honoring Our Ancestors; Celebrating Our LivesOpen to Trans, GNC/GB, Two Spirit and Gender Expansive Community10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Fresh “Lev” White; JD Doyle; Amber Field; Satya de la Paz August (movement); Drïan Juarez (Speaker) OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Date & Time: Saturday, November 20, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. US Pacific Time
Sliding Scale: $20-$108. Our sliding scale options for this program include financial support for our teachers. Code FR2D21.

Please Note: This retreat 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.

Open to Trans, GNC/GB, Two Spirit, and Gender Expansive Community who may invite close ones to attend. We ask that allies only attend as a guest of a trans or gender expansive identified person.

Please join us for our 5th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance event at Spirit Rock. On this day, as we honor our ancestors and celebrate our own lives, we welcome members of the transgender, Two-Spirit, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, non-binary, and beyond-gender community to gather for silent meditation, mindful movement, and heart-centered practices.

These practices will be offered in silence, balanced with discussions and community-building group exercises that nurture radical connection, joy, and resilience.

This year, we will feature music by Amber Field Music, movement with Richelle Donigan, inspiring storytelling by Drïan Juarez, and dharma talks lead by teachers JD Doyle and Fresh “Lev” White.

No meditation experience is necessary. For this memorial event, we ask that any allies be accompanied by a community member.

Please note we will allow time for lunch and other breaks during the day.

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


  • Amber Field

    Amber Field

    Amber Field is a queer, gender expansive Korean American adoptee facilitator, teacher, performer and singer featured in San Francisco Magazine's Best of the Bay for yoga music. They are a Tamalpa Associate Teacher of expressive arts. Amber specializes in helping people sing, sound and speak their truths. Amber also facilitates somatic and creative expression workshops and trainings on various themes such as adoption, grief, diversity & solidarity, and collective emergence. They have been a counselor at many teen and family retreats at Spirit Rock. For info on upcoming performances, classes & retreats, please visit

  • Drïan Juarez

    Drïan Juarez

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  • Fresh "Lev" White

    Fresh "Lev" White

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  • JD Doyle, MA

    JD Doyle, MA

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  • Satya de la Paz August

    Satya de la Paz August

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