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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.

Spring Middle School Meditation Series

5 Week Series
Spring Middle School Meditation Series

Tanzanite Msola and Michele Andropoulos

Learn mindfulness of the body through the four elements to awaken the heart and remind us that we are nature.

Spring Teen Meditation Series

6 Week Series
Mindfulness for Youth: Spring Teen Meditation Series

Enrique Collazo and Sara Oakes, SEP

Join us for meditation, relational mindfulness, befriending ourselves, and building saṅgha (community) through fun and experiential Dharma exploration.

Spring Family Day

Spring Family Day

Kate Munding and Eve Decker

Family Days are a wonderful opportunity to spend the day connecting with your children, yourself and a community of supportive peers. Come play, share, learn, and open your heart!

The Family Retreat

The Family Retreat

Diana Winston, Ofosu Jones-Quartey and Ayya Santacitta

Our beloved retreat for the whole family, with age-appropriate meditation and Dharma teachings, games, arts and crafts, and nature time.

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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