"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 Courses

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

Mark Coleman
Make Peace with Your Mind: Free Yourself from Your Inner Critic
$99 | 2 hours of video instruction

Based on techniques from his newest book, Mark Coleman delivers a powerfully practical and experiential online course filled with lightness, compassion, and humor… a reminder to not take yourself too seriously! Have you ever noticed how cluttered your mind can be? Is it ever quiet? And why, sometimes, can it be so critical… especially of yourself? Join Mark as he shows you how to recognize the way your thoughts impact your experience. 

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Sylvia Boorstein
Everyday Life as Mindfulness Practice
$199 | 1.5 hours of video instruction | 6 video conferences with Sylvia

This updated version of Everyday Life as Mindfulness Practice features an additional 1.5 hours of video conference with Sylvia. With a focus on current events, Sylvia will give us practical tools to respond to these rollercoaster times with mindfulness, presence, and an open heart. Join us for heartfelt connection, meaningful moments, and plenty of Sylvia-style laughs!

Join Sylvia Boorstein for an 11-segment course on how to make your day-to-day experience a basis for mindfulness practice. Filmed at her home, Sylvia offers reflections, teachings and instructions for everyday experiences such as drinking coffee, driving, preparing food and even walking your dog. With easy, accessible instructions based in the Four Foundations of Mindfulness as well as Loving-kindness (Metta) practice, this course will offer you an opportunity to take your practice "off of the cushion and out into the world." 

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