The Monday Night sitting group at Spirit Rock has been a welcoming refuge for the community to gather, hear the teachings of the Buddha and practice mindfulness meditation. During the pandemic, Spirit Rock is continuing to offer this group online via Livestream.
with Mark Coleman, MA, Amana Brembry Johnson and Jennifer Berezan 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.
Mindfulness is the foundation for living with awareness, wisdom and compassion. In this two day retreat we will explore the beautiful, simple yet profound practice of mindfulness. Through this retreat you will learn skillful methods to establish and refine mindfulness in the body, mind, heart and in the world that support an immediacy of understanding.
with Mark Coleman and Martin Aylward This fully online retreat will explore in depth the Four Foundations of Mindfulness: 1. Body experience and activity; 2. Feeling tone; 3. Mind and heart – emotions, thoughts and reactivity; and 4. The nature of experience. Both those new to mindfulness and those experienced students wishing to renew their practice will benefit from new understanding of the key mindfulness teachings taught with this retreat.
In this silent meditation retreat, we will explore this innate quality of awareness – what it is, how to recognize it, and how to cultivate and nurture it. We will investigate how moment-to-moment continuity of mindfulness builds concentration, which in turn supports a depth of awareness.
Led by Mark Coleman and Diana Winston at Spirit Rock: On this Vipassana/Insight meditation retreat we will cultivate the beautiful quality of mindfulness. This mindful awareness nurtures a clarity, wisdom and well-being, qualities so essential everyday but especially during challenging times. Through “at-home” mindfulness practices, we’ll explore understanding the root causes of stress and suffering and develop the cases for a genuine happiness.
Mindful awareness nurtures a clarity, wisdom and well-being, qualities so essential at this time. Through “at-home” mindfulness practices we’ll explore understanding the root causes of stress and suffering and develop the causes for a genuine happiness. These foundational Buddhist practices help you live with a profound ease and freedom wherever you are – the innate peace we all seek.
The Buddha taught that there is a direct way for alleviating suffering and discovering peace, wisdom, and happiness through cultivating the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. In this weekend retreat, we will explore in depth these beautiful, liberating, and accessible practices that form the basis of Insight Meditation practice.
In this silent mindfulness meditation retreat, we will explore the innate quality of awareness as the foundation for cultivating clarity, understanding, and insight into human experience. We will investigate how through mindfulness practice we can develop insight into the causes of stress and the causes of genuine happiness. We will examine what it means to abide with kindness and awareness in the midst of any experience, whether in meditation or in life, so we can live with a genuine non-reactive freedom wherever we are.