InsightLA Schedule



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

RetreatDateTeachers
Quiet Daylong with Tere Abdala-Romano and Ava Louise StantonAug 17 (Sun)Tere Abdala-Romano & Ava Louise Stanton
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
The Causes of Well-being with Pablo DasJul 1 (Tue) - 29 (Tue)Pablo Das
Daytime Basics of Mindfulness MeditationJun 20 (Fri) - Aug 1 (Fri)Ava Louise Stanton
Basics of Mindfulness Meditation SOLD OUT Jun 30 (Mon) - Aug 4 (Mon)Celeste Brooke Young
Basics of Mindfulness Meditation SOLD OUT Jul 9 (Wed) - Aug 13 (Wed)Celeste Brooke Young
Basics of Mindfulness Meditation SOLD OUT Jul 13 (Sun) - Aug 17 (Sun)Allen Weiss
Connect and Sustain: Interpersonal MindfulnessAug 11 (Mon) - Sep 1 (Mon)Pablo Das
Daytime Basics of Mindfulness MeditationSep 3 (Wed) - Oct 8 (Wed)Celeste Brooke Young
Mindful Parenting: Los FelizSep 4 (Thu) - Oct 9 (Thu)Paloma Cain
Grupo para Principiantes de Meditación en EspañolSep 4 (Thu) - Oct 9 (Thu)Tere Abdala-Romano
Daytime Basics of Mindfulness MeditationSep 5 (Fri) - Oct 10 (Fri)Ava Louise Stanton
Basics of Mindfulness MeditationSep 8 (Mon) - Oct 13 (Mon)Celeste Brooke Young
Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Los FelizSep 12 (Fri) - Oct 17 (Fri)Lisa Kring
Basics of Mindfulness MeditationOct 20 (Mon) - Nov 24 (Mon)Celeste Brooke Young
Basics of Mindfulness Meditation - Los FelizNov 4 (Tue) - Dec 9 (Tue)Paloma Cain
Mindful Parenting: Los FelizOct 30 (Thu) - Dec 11 (Thu)Paloma Cain
Daytime Basics of Mindfulness MeditationNov 7 (Fri) - Dec 19 (Fri)Ava Louise Stanton
Basics of Mindfulness MeditationDec 1 (Mon) - Jan 12 (Mon)Celeste Brooke Young
Basics of Mindfulness MeditationJan 26 (Mon) - Mar 2 (Mon)Celeste Brooke Young
We offer classes for people who want to sustain their practice.

ClassDateTeachers
Daytime Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life - Los FelizJul 3 (Thu) - Aug 7 (Thu)Celeste Brooke Young
Deepening Your PracticeJul 31 (Thu) - Aug 28 (Thu)Trudy Goodman
Awakening the Heart: The Buddha's teachings on MettaJul 2 (Wed) - Sep 3 (Wed)Beth Sternlieb
Deepening Your PracticeSep 4 (Thu) - Oct 9 (Thu)Trudy Goodman
Deepening the Basics Sep 5 (Fri) - Oct 10 (Fri)Ava Louise Stanton
Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily LifeSep 10 (Wed) - Oct 15 (Wed)Lisa Kring
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
Mindfulness, Compassion, and the PsychotherapistNov 3 (Mon) - Dec 8 (Mon)John Briere & Beth Sternlieb
Intro to the Buddha's TeachingsOct 30 (Thu) - Dec 11 (Thu)Allen Weiss
Finding True Refuge: Shelter from the StormOct 29 (Wed) - Dec 17 (Wed)Beth Sternlieb
Daytime Deepening the Basics 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 PRACTICE GROUP FOR YOU
Drop-in practice groups are a great way to start or maintain your mindfulness practice.
Our main practice group is Sunday mornings with Trudy Goodman.

Practice 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
Private Insight Meditation Instruction GroupSep 19 (Mon) - Nov 14 (Mon)Ron Ames
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 Tuesday 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
Embedded Relational Mindfulness with Pat Ogden SOLD OUT Jul 25 (Fri)Pat Ogden, Ph.D.
BLESSINGS: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of TibetJul 26 (Sat)Victress Hitchcock
Mind Hacking with Buddhist Geeks Emily and Vincent HornAug 2 (Sat)Emily and Vincent Horn
Climate Change GatheringAug 5 (Tue)Elizabeth Rice
Join us for this very special talk and demo with Andrea DavisSep 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
The Powerful Agents of Transformation, a workshop with Linda GrahamNov 8 (Sat)Linda Graham
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
Sunday Mindfulness-Based Stress ReductionJun 15 (Sun) - Aug 10 (Sun)Beth Sternlieb
Basics of Mindfulness for Teens - CALMJun 27 (Fri) - Jul 25 (Fri)Stefanie Goldstein
MBSR daylong with Beth SternliebJul 26 (Sat)Beth Sternlieb
Tuesday Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Christiane Wolf, MDSep 2 (Tue) - Oct 21 (Tue)Christiane Wolf
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for DepressionSep 4 (Thu) - Oct 23 (Thu)Michael Stroud
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Los FelizSep 9 (Tue) - Oct 28 (Tue)Paloma Cain
Sunday Mindfulness-Based Stress ReductionSep 21 (Sun) - Nov 9 (Sun)Christiane Wolf
MBSR daylong with Paloma Cain and Christiane WolfOct 11 (Sat)Christiane Wolf & Paloma Cain
Tuesday Mindfulness-Based Stress ReductionOct 28 (Tue) - Dec 16 (Tue)Beth Sternlieb
MBSR daylong with Christiane WolfNov 1 (Sat)Christiane Wolf
MBSR daylong with Beth SternliebDec 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) - Feb 26 (Thu)Beth Sternlieb & Ava Louise Stanton
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
Intro to the Buddha's TeachingsOct 30 (Thu) - Dec 11 (Thu)Allen Weiss
Finding True Refuge: Shelter from the StormOct 29 (Wed) - Dec 17 (Wed)Beth Sternlieb
Introduction to the Buddha's TeachingsJan 13 (Tue) - Feb 17 (Tue)Beth Sternlieb