InsightLA Schedule



Retreats are for deepening your practice. We have non-residential daylong and weekend retreats every month.

RetreatDateTeachers
One-Day Retreat for Professional Health CaregiversSep 10 (Wed)Trudy Goodman and
Catherine Klatzker

Half-Day Silent Meditation LabOct 31 (Fri)Ava Louise Stanton
We offer lots of classes that introduce you to the practice of mindfulness meditation.

ClassDateTeachers
Mindfulness for Parents, Teens & Tweens Intro - Santa MonicaSep 21 (Sun)Stefanie Goldstein
Daytime Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Santa Monica (Olympic)Sep 3 (Wed) - Oct 8 (Wed)Celeste Brooke Young
Daytime Mindful Parenting - Los FelizSep 4 (Thu) - Oct 9 (Thu)Paloma Cain
Daytime Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Santa Monica (Olympic)Sep 5 (Fri) - Oct 10 (Fri)Ava Louise Stanton
Evening Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Santa Monica (Olympic) SOLD OUT Sep 8 (Mon) - Oct 13 (Mon)Celeste Brooke Young
NEW CLASS ADDED! Evening Basics of Mindfulness Meditation-Los FelizSep 10 (Wed) - Oct 15 (Wed)Lisa Kring
Grupo para Principiantes de Meditación en EspañolSep 11 (Thu) - Oct 16 (Thu)Tere Abdala-Romano
Evening Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Long BeachSep 11 (Thu) - Oct 16 (Thu)Cayce Howe
Daytime Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Los FelizSep 12 (Fri) - Oct 17 (Fri)Lisa Kring
Daytime Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Santa Monica (Olympic)Oct 15 (Wed) - Nov 19 (Wed)Celeste Brooke Young
Evening Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Santa Monica (14th St.) SOLD OUT Oct 20 (Mon) - Nov 24 (Mon)Celeste Brooke Young
Evening Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Los FelizNov 4 (Tue) - Dec 9 (Tue)Paloma Cain
Daytime Mindful Parenting - Los FelizOct 30 (Thu) - Dec 11 (Thu)Paloma Cain
Daytime Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Santa Monica (Olympic)Nov 7 (Fri) - Dec 19 (Fri)Ava Louise Stanton
Evening Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Santa Monica (14th St.)Dec 1 (Mon) - Jan 12 (Mon)Celeste Brooke Young
Evening Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Santa Monica (Olympic)Jan 26 (Mon) - Mar 2 (Mon)Celeste Brooke Young
We offer classes for people who want to sustain their practice.

ClassDateTeachers
Awakening the Heart: The Buddha's teachings on MettaJul 2 (Wed) - Sep 3 (Wed)Beth Sternlieb
Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life - Santa Monica (14th St.)Sep 2 (Tue) - Oct 7 (Tue)Celeste Brooke Young
Deepening Your PracticeSep 4 (Thu) - Oct 9 (Thu)Trudy Goodman
Wise and True: Ten reliable ways to cultivate the mind and heartSep 17 (Wed) - Oct 22 (Wed)Celeste Brooke Young
Deepening Your PracticeOct 16 (Thu) - Nov 20 (Thu)Trudy Goodman
Evening Deepening the Basics - Santa Monica (14th St.)Oct 21 (Tue) - Nov 25 (Tue)Celeste Brooke Young
The Nature of Awakening: From Mindfulness to WisdomOct 29 (Wed) - Dec 10 (Wed)Beth Sternlieb
Introduction to the Buddha's TeachingsOct 30 (Thu) - Dec 11 (Thu)Allen Weiss
Mindfulness, Compassion, and the Psychotherapist - S.M. (Olympic)Nov 3 (Mon) - Dec 15 (Mon)John Briere & Beth Sternlieb
Daytime Deepening the Basics - Santa Monica (Olympic)Nov 7 (Fri) - Dec 19 (Fri)Ava Louise Stanton
Introduction to the Buddha's TeachingsJan 13 (Tue) - Feb 17 (Tue)Beth Sternlieb
READ THIS TO IDENTIFY THE BEST SITTING GROUP FOR YOU
Drop-in sitting groups are a great way to start or maintain your mindfulness practice.
Our main sitting group is Sunday mornings with Trudy Goodman.

Sitting GroupDateTeachers
Thursday Evening Sitting GroupThursday Evenings Diana Gould
Sitting Group on BeachEvery SaturdayChristiane Wolf
Sitting Group at LMUTuesdays (see description for details)Maureen Shannon-Chapple
Dharma Alliance LGBTQ Sitting GroupSecond and Fourth Saturday of each monthDiana Gould
Santa Monica Friday Morning Sitting GroupFriday MorningsAva Louise Stanton
Sunday Morning Sitting Group with Trudy GoodmanSunday MorningsTrudy Goodman
Los Feliz Sitting Group - MondaysMonday Evenings Christiane Wolf, Paloma Cain and Lisa Kring
Young Men's Sitting GroupEvery 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every monthJon Ames and Eric McCullum
Men's Wednesday Morning Sitting GroupWednesday morningsPeer-led
South Bay Sitting Group in R.P.V.Second and Last Sunday of each monthPeer-led
Thursday Evening Sitting group at the ocean's edge in MalibuThursday EveningsPeer-led
Aging Mindfully Wednesday Morning Sitting GroupSecond and Fourth Wednesday of each monthWendy Schmelzer
Orange County Laguna Beach Monthly Sitting Group Monthly on a Monday EveningPeer-led
Long Beach Sunday Sitting GroupSunday MorningsPeer-led
People of Color Sitting Group at InsightLASecond and Fourth Sundays of each monthPeer-led
Come meet us at one of our InsightLA special events, which includes thoughtful speakers.

Special EventDateTeachers
Climate Change GatheringSep 5 (Fri)Elizabeth Rice
Overcoming Obstacles with Chamtrul Rinpoche, a Special TalkSep 10 (Wed)Chamtrul Rinpoche
Join us for this very special talk and demo with Andrea Davis SOLD OUT Sep 20 (Sat)Andrea Davis
Awakening Together Six Building Blocks to Spiritual Life L.SuryaDasSep 20 (Sat)Lama Surya Das
Jack Kornfield: One Day Training in Buddhist PsychologyOct 18 (Sat)Jack Kornfield
Coming Home, a Daylong Retreat with Amma Thanasanti BhikkhuniNov 2 (Sun)Amma Thanasanti Bhikkhuni
The Powerful Agents of Transformation, a workshop with Linda GrahamNov 8 (Sat)Linda Graham
Mindful Yoga and Embodied Presence with Anne CushmanNov 15 (Sat)Anne Cushman
Studies in Buddhist Dharma with Christopher Key Chapple SOLD OUT Jan 19 (Sun) - Dec 20 (Sun)Chris Chapple
We offer lots of classes on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).

ClassDateTeachers
Evening Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction - Santa Monica (Olympic) SOLD OUT Sep 2 (Tue) - Oct 21 (Tue)Christiane Wolf
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Depression-Los FelizSep 4 (Thu) - Oct 30 (Thu)Michael Stroud
Evening Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - Los FelizSep 9 (Tue) - Oct 28 (Tue)Paloma Cain
Afternoon Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - Santa Monica SOLD OUT Sep 21 (Sun) - Nov 9 (Sun)Christiane Wolf
MBSR daylong with Paloma Cain and Christiane Wolf - Santa MonicaOct 11 (Sat)Christiane Wolf & Paloma Cain
Afternoon Mindfulness for Teens (CALM) - Santa Monica (Olympic)Oct 16 (Thu) - Dec 11 (Thu)Stefanie Goldstein &
Elisha Goldstein
Evening Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression - Santa MonicaOct 19 (Sun) - Nov 23 (Sun)Elisha Goldstein
Evening Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction - Santa Monica (Olympic)Oct 28 (Tue) - Dec 16 (Tue)Beth Sternlieb
MBSR daylong with Christiane Wolf - Santa Monica (Olympic)Nov 1 (Sat)Christiane Wolf
MBSR daylong with Beth Sternlieb - Santa Monica (Olympic)Dec 6 (Sat)Beth Sternlieb
ClassDateTeachers
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) with Beth Sternlieb & Beth MulliganJul 10 (Thu) - Sep 4 (Thu)Beth Sternlieb & Beth Mulligan
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) with Ava Stanton and Wendy SchmelzerSep 3 (Wed) - Oct 22 (Wed)Ava Louise Stanton & Wendy Schmelzer
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) with Christiane Wolf & Beth MulliganOct 15 (Wed) - Dec 10 (Wed)Christiane Wolf
and Beth Mulligan
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) with Beth Sternlieb and Ava StantonJan 15 (Thu) - Mar 5 (Thu)Beth Sternlieb & Ava Louise Stanton
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) with Beth Sternlieb & Beth MulliganMar 2 (Mon) - Apr 20 (Mon)Beth Sternlieb & Beth Mulligan
ClassDateTeachers
Awakening the Heart: The Buddha's teachings on MettaJul 2 (Wed) - Sep 3 (Wed)Beth Sternlieb
Wise and True: Ten reliable ways to cultivate the mind and heartSep 17 (Wed) - Oct 22 (Wed)Celeste Brooke Young
The Nature of Awakening: From Mindfulness to WisdomOct 29 (Wed) - Dec 10 (Wed)Beth Sternlieb
Introduction to the Buddha's TeachingsOct 30 (Thu) - Dec 11 (Thu)Allen Weiss
Introduction to the Buddha's TeachingsJan 13 (Tue) - Feb 17 (Tue)Beth Sternlieb