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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

Online Classes

When you can't come to Spirit Rock, we come to you! Our online classes provide excellent teachings and support for your practice, whether you are new to practice, or have been practicing for decades. Online classes are video- and audio-based, and include a variety of group video conferences with the teacher, books, and home practice assignments. The classes offered vary each year, so check back here to find out what's upcoming.

Sylvia Boorstein & Friends
Life as Practice: Discussions with Sylvia Boorstein & Friends
Sliding scale: $199 - 299 | Code: SB1N19

Our focus in this online class will be on interactive discussion, virtual community building, current events, and how to bring our practice more fully into everyday life. Sylvia and guest Spirit Rock teachers will share practical tools to respond to these rollercoaster times with mindfulness, presence, and an open heart. Join us for heartfelt connection with sangha, meaningful shared moments, and plenty of Sylvia-style laughter!

This new iteration will be interactive discussion based, and will include Q&A, small group exercises, guided meditation, and dharma vignettes.

CLASS INCLUDES:
• Bi-weekly 50-min video conferences with Sylvia & friends (recorded and posted for later viewing)
• 11 video teaching segments
• A downloadable class manual

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Mark Coleman
Foundational Buddhist Teachings
Sliding scale: $199 - 299 | Code: MC1N19

Foundational Buddhist Teachings offers a core understanding of the Buddha’s teachings and Insight Meditation practices. This course emphasizes cultivation of mindful awareness and learning to apply and live these wisdom and heart practices in our daily lives. These are essential teachings for building a baseline understanding, and for the Buddhist path of practice. In each session, there will be guided meditations, lectures, discussion, and inquiry.

CLASS INCLUDES:
• 5 video sessions for self-paced participation
• Each video session contains 4 dharma talks and 4 guided meditations
• Teacher support: 2 video conferences with Mark Coleman (will be recorded and accessible for later viewing).

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