"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

Changes & Transitions In Your 40s & 50s
Phillip Moffitt
3 Days: Fri, Feb. 23, 1:00 - 5:00 pm; Sat, Feb. 24, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm; Sun, Feb. 25, 9:30 am - 1:00
Community Meditation Center
Sliding Scale $395 - 795. Please bring your lunch. Code PM1M18.
OPEN-Register Here

Change is a fact of life and yet when we are faced with it, we often find ourselves ill-equipped to manage it skillfully. Change naturally brings up concerns, fears, and questions that can lead to confusion, lack of motivation, or poor decisions. In this workshop, you will learn skills to effectively respond to the challenges of change.

  • Identify areas of your life that need attention; gain insights about your strengths and challenges in dealing with change.
  • Recognize habits of mind that undermine you and learn practices to disengage from their influence.
  • Identify your values so you have a basis for making wise decisions.
This workshop will focus on the specific challenges and opportunities that arise in your 40s and 50s. Expect a weekend full of dynamic inquiry and learning skills for meeting your changes and transitions with authenticity, confidence, and clarity.

Please note: This non-residential retreat is open specifically to those in their 40s and 50s.

Senior and Young Adult rates are not available for this program due to the above age range for this program. Volunteer opportunities may be available; if there is a financial hardship, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at: CEs are not available for this event.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). There is an additional $5 fee for registering at the door. If you can't attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.

Construction Alert: from February – April, 2018, the Marin County Department of Public Works will stabilize and repair a slide area on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. as you exit Fairfax on your way over White’s Hill towards Woodacre. Construction is expected from Monday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. Travelers should expect 10-15 min. delays during peak commuting hours.

Visit our Online Bulletin Board for Ride Sharing to find or offer a ride.

Volunteer/Work Exchange opportunities, as well as full or partial Scholarships, may be available for this program. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at

Even if you have been to Spirit Rock before, please review our Non-Residential Programs FAQ for useful information about what to wear, what to bring, how to get here, and more.

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