On-Land Retreat

Founders Retreat: Insight Meditation with the Spirit Rock Founding Teachers

James Baraz

James Baraz

Howard Cohn

Howard Cohn

Sylvia Boorstein

Sylvia Boorstein

Stephanie Antoine

Stephanie Antoine

Spirit Rock invites you to a special Insight Meditation Retreat with senior Spirit Rock teachers who have been here since the beginning. This is a rare chance to be on a retreat with several of our founding teachers together! Spirit Rock was founded in 1984 by a group of teachers trained by Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg, and Joseph Goldstein, the founders of Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. This retreat emphasizes quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing clarity and depth of practice. Traditional instructions based on the Foundations of Mindfulness will be combined with daily mettā (lovingkindness) practice, silent sitting and walking periods, guided movement sessions, practice meetings with teachers, and daily Dharma talks. All registrants will be guaranteed a single room.

Affinity Group

Open to all

James Baraz

James Baraz

Teacher

James Baraz is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock. James started the Community Dharma Leader program and Spirit's Rock Family Program. James leads the online course "Awakening Joy" since 2003. He is a guiding teacher to One Earth Sangha, a platform devoted to Buddhist responses to Climate Change.

Howard Cohn, MA
Sylvia Boorstein, PhD
Stephanie Antoine

Stephanie Antoine

Teacher

Stephanie has been a practitioner of yoga since the early 1990s, which has been a gateway to receiving the wisdom of the body. Her training includes the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco in the Advanced Studies/Teacher Training Program. She is also an MBSR Teacher and Self-Care & ADHD Coach.

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