Non-Residential Programs

SPIRIT ROCK ONLINE

In response to current conditions, Spirit Rock’s Dharma programs are now offered exclusively online. We have heard from our online practitioners how comforting, inspiring, and helpful it can be to practice together virtually–the felt sense of the dharma and the sangha shine through. Practicing deeply in our living spaces allows unique opportunities for integrating the teachings in the midst of our lives.

The need for the Dharma is stronger than ever. These are difficult times for non-profits, and Spirit Rock is no exception. When you register to join us online, we encourage you to pay at the highest level you are able to, in support of Spirit Rock, our incredible staff, and dedicated sangha.

We are so grateful for the teachings and for all of you during these complex times. We are all in this together.

May all beings be safe.

July 2021

01JulAll Day23AugMindful Leadership TrainingDates: August - December 2021(All Day) Online Teacher(s): Nikki Mirghafori, PhD; Marc Lesser, MBA OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

31Jul01AugDo No HarmThe Precepts as a Practice of Compassion and Connection10:00 AM - (August 1) 4:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Pamela Weiss; Jozen Tamori Gibson OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

August 2021

01Aug10:00 AM15Oct(Oct 15)12:00 PMEveryday Life as Mindfulness Practice(August 1) 10:00 AM - (October 15) 12:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein, PhD; Heidi Bourne OnlineNo prerequisiteOpens soon

07Aug10:00 AM5:00 PMRecovery: a Path to Insight10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Kevin Griffin; Vimalasara, MA OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

08Aug9:30 AM4:00 PMPoetry that Opens the Dharma Heart to Compassion and Insight9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Phillip Moffitt, MA, SEP OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

14Aug10:00 AM4:30 PMCultivating Awakening Emotions10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Online Teacher(s): Tuere Sala OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

21Aug1:00 PM5:00 PMThinking Isn't the EnemyA Dana (By Donation) Day1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Ajahn Pasanno OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

28Aug10:00 AM4:00 PMThere Are No Secrets: Intro to Qi Gong and Tai Chi10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Hakim Tafari OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

29Aug10:00 AM4:00 PMGlimpses of BeingPracticing Across the Spectrum of Awareness10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Diana Winston OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

September 2021

11Sep10:00 AM4:00 PMHealing in the Six RealmsTrauma, Privilege, and Emotional Life10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Sean Feit Oakes, PhD, E-RYT, SEP OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

17Sep10:00 AM4:30 PMLiving a Wise, Awake, and Free LifeThe Liberating Power of Insight Meditation10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Online Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

18Sep(Sep 18)10:00 AM19(Sep 19)4:30 PMCultivating Dignity Through EquanimityHonoring the Autumn Equinox10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (19) Online Teacher(s): Erin Selover, MS OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

19Sep(Sep 19)6:00 PM17Oct(Oct 17)8:00 PMFall Middle School Meditation SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME(September 19) 6:00 PM - (October 17) 8:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Teresa Todoroff; Gavrila Abramson OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

19Sep(Sep 19)6:00 PM24Oct(Oct 24)8:00 PMFall Teen Meditation SeriesALL TEENS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ARE WELCOME(September 19) 6:00 PM - (October 24) 8:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Andrew Chaikin; Aiko Michot OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

25Sep10:00 AM4:30 PMThe Essence of Buddhist Psychology10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Online Teacher(s): Jack Kornfield, PhD OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

26Sep9:00 AM5:00 PMWisdom and LoveA Dana (By Donation) Day9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Ayya Anandabodhi; Lissa Edmond, APN-C OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

27Sep01OctNo Part Left Out: A Meditation Retreat for Self-Identified Women(September 27) 12:00 AM - (October 1) 12:00 AM Online Teacher(s): Pamela Weiss; Amana Brembry Johnson; Carol Cano; Kate Johnson OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

October 2021

04Oct(Oct 4)7:00 AM08(Oct 8)6:00 PMLove and Kindness: BIPOC Metta RetreatOpen to Self-identified Black, Indigenous, and People of color7:00 AM - 6:00 PM (8) Online Teacher(s): Pawan Bareja, PhD, SEP; Noliwe Alexander; Solwazi Johnson; Jeff Haozous; Konda Mason OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

08Oct10:00 AM5:00 PMLonging, Belonging, and Mindfulness: Embodiment Practices to CultivateOpen to Self-identified womxn10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Grace Fisher, MFT, JD, MEd OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

10Oct1:00 PM5:00 PMSamatha/Vipassana: Two Ends of the Same StickA Dana (By Donation) Day1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Ajahn Karunadhammo OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

16Oct(Oct 16)10:00 AM17(Oct 17)5:00 PMAwakening the HeartPracticing the “Divine Abodes” (Lovingkindness, Compassion, Joy, Equanimity)10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (17) Online Teacher(s): Donald Rothberg, PhD OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

24Oct10:00 AM4:30 PMThe Art and Spirit of InquiryA Benefit for Open Gate Sangha and Spirit Rock's Scholarship Fund10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Online Teacher(s): Adyashanti OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

November 2021

05Nov10:00 AM3:00 PMAnxiety: It’s Not All in Your MindResourcing the Body Somatically10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Jill Satterfield OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

06Nov10:00 AM5:00 PMMaking Wiser DecisionsMindfulness, Intuition, and Inquiry10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Oren Jay Sofer, SEP OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

07Nov10:00 AM4:30 PMWrite Your Way Home: Creative WritingOpen to self-identified women10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Online Teacher(s): Anne Cushman OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

09Nov(Nov 9)6:00 PM14Dec(Dec 14)8:00 PMTransforming Climate Trauma: Building Wise and Resilient Responses to the Climate CrisisA SIX-Class Series(November 9) 6:00 PM - (December 14) 8:00 PM Online Teacher(s): James Baraz; Pawan Bareja, PhD, SEP; Bob Doppelt, MS OnlineNo prerequisiteOpens soon

12Nov10:00 AM3:00 PMRelaxed and AwakeA Mindfulness Meditation Daylong with Feldenkrais Method Movement10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Dan Clurman, MA OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

13Nov(Nov 13)10:00 AM14(Nov 14)4:00 PMGratitude: A Doorway to Outrageous Aliveness10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (14) Online Teacher(s): Pawan Bareja, PhD, SEP; Eve Eckman, PhD OnlineNo prerequisiteOpens soon

19Nov10:00 AM4:30 PMFreedom from the Inner Critic10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Online Teacher(s): Mark Coleman, MA OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

21Nov9:30 AM4:30 PMThe Art and Practice of Forgiveness9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Online Teacher(s): Phillip Moffitt OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

26Nov10:00 AM3:00 PMHarvest Gratitude10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Ashley Sharp, E-RYT OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

December 2021

11Dec7:00 PM9:00 PMChanting, Meditation and Winter Solstice Ritual7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Jai Uttal; Debra Chamberlin-Taylor OnlineNo prerequisiteOpen

12Dec(Dec 12)3:00 PM16(Dec 16)11:00 AMThe Practice of Choosing Forgiveness3:00 PM - 11:00 AM (16) Online Teacher(s): Carol Cano, MA; Vance Pryor; Tere Abdala-Romano; DaRa Williams; Noliwe Alexander; Jonathan Relucio OnlineNo prerequisiteOpens soon

18Dec(Dec 18)10:00 AM19(Dec 19)5:00 PMWinter Solstice WeekendSeeing Clearly, Opening the Heart10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (19) Online Teacher(s): Donald Rothberg, PhD; Sylvia Boorstein, PhD OnlineNo prerequisiteOpens soon

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