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"When one thought ends, right before the next thought begins,
there is a tiny gap called 'now.' Over time we learn to expand that gap."

– Spring Washam

Spirit Rock Family Program

Mindfulness and Dharma practice can offer benefit at almost any age, whether you’re 5 or 85. For more than two decades, Spirit Rock has been offering unique, fun, and heartful programming for children, teens, parents, and families. Whether you join us for a meditation class for teens or a retreat for your whole family, we welcome you to Spirit Rock! 


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Upcoming Family Programs

Explore our upcoming Family Program event calendar or see below.

Fall Middle School Meditation Series

5 Week Series
Fall Middle School Meditation Series

Gavrila Abramson and Michele Andropoulos

Learn meditation, mindfulness, focus, and relaxation, and build community in this five-week series for tweens in Middle School.

Fall Teen Meditation Series

6 Week Series
Fall Teen Meditation Series

Aiko Michot & Enrique Collazo

Join us for meditation, relational mindfulness, befriending ourselves, and building saṅgha through fun and experiential Dharma exploration with fellow teens.

Further Mindfulness Resources for Youth & Families

Navigating the joys and challenges of family life is a rich ground for practice. We hope these resources will help support you and your loved ones on the path.

Dharma Talks for Parents & Families

We’re delighted to offer a selection of talks and guided meditations from past Spirit Rock Family Retreats. For more Dharma talks from Spirit Rock, visit DharmaSeed.org.

Practice Opportunities for Teens & Young Adults

Mindfulness can offer teens and youth a steady foundation to withstand the ups and downs of growing up. Spirit Rock offers robust programming for teens & youth including teen class series, teen retreats, and young adult retreats. We also highly recommend iBme (Inward Bound Mindfulness Education) for additional opportunities for teens and young adults!

Looking for more? Click here for a selection of talks from a past Spirit Rock Teen Retreat. 

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