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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! 

Covid-19 update: All Spirit Rock programming is currently offered online. 

Upcoming Family Programs

Explore our upcoming Family Program event calendar or see below.

Spring Middle School Meditation Series

Spring Middle School Meditation Series - 5 Week Course

Gavrila Abramson & Teresa Todoroff

Has this been a challenging time for your tween? You’re not alone. This online five week meditation course is offered to all tweens in Middle School, and will offer opportunities for fun, connection, and mindfulness practice. Come join a group of great people to explore ways to relax, handle stress, and cultivate peace through mindfulness and meditation.

Spring Teen Meditation Series

Spring Teen Meditation Series - 6 Week Course

Anthony "T" Maes and Sara Oakes, SEP

In this online class series for teens, come learn meditation, relax deeply, speak your truth, and develop your mind—all while hanging out with other great teens. Classes will include movement, community-building games, meditation instruction, and council—a practice of witnessing the group’s collective wisdom.

Save the Date

  • June 6th: Summer Family Day with Kate Munding & Eve Decker
  • July 30 - August 1: Family Weekend with Kate Munding & Ofosu Jones-Quartey

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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