Online Drop-in

Dharma and Recovery Group

Our Dharma & Recovery group explores the intersection of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. We welcome all people who identify with any of the full range of addictions, from substances to behaviors, as well as habitual thought and emotional patterns. This is not a 12 Step group, but we look to ways that members of the community can support each other on the path of recovery. Each gathering begins with a period of guided meditation, and new meditators are welcome. There is time for discussion about meditation practice and a recovery/Dharma theme each month.

Teaching Team

Walt Opie

Walt Opie


Walt Opie first discovered insight meditation in 1993 and has attended retreats since 2005. He is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Community Dharma Leaders program (CDL4) and the 2017-2021 IMS Teacher Training Program. He has led sitting groups for people in recovery and volunteered in California's prisons for many years.

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Sunday, June 23 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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