9-Night Residential Retreat with Leigh Brasington at Lake Tahoe: “The Jhanas and Insight”

The jhanas are eight progressive altered states of consciousness that can be identified with the aspect of the Buddha’s Eightfold Path called right concentration. Training in concentration leads to these states, each of which yields a deeper and subtler state of awareness than the previous one. The jhanas are not…

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3-Night Residential Retreat with Amita Schmidt & Kathy Schwerin at Lake Tahoe: “The Connected Heart”

Though our world is more connected than ever in some ways, we still experience a connection deficit with ourselves and others. We can retreat into a sense of helplessness, anger, or despair in the face of the suffering we witness, feeling overwhelmed. Yet a connected heart is not anxious in…

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4-Day, 3-Night Residential Retreat with Santikaro at Lake Tahoe

Entries Into Mindfulness with Breathing: Guided by renowned teacher Santikaro. REGISTER BEFORE MARCH 21 TO RECEIVE A DISCOUNT ($270 instead of $290)!!  Both beginners and experienced practitioners are welcome at this silent meditation retreat.  In addition to guided meditations and instruction, there will be ample opportunities for personal exploration while…

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