Online Retreat

Meditation to Develop Concentration and Serenity for a Chaotic World

Tina Rasmussen

Tina Rasmussen

In concentration and serenity meditation (samatha), we return awareness to one object of meditation to the exclusion of everything else, unifying the mind stream. This process of purifying the mind reveals with heightened clarity the habitual patterns that cause us to suffer. Throughout this practice, a laser-like awareness can develop, potentially leading to profound peace, stillness, joy, as well as the meditative absorptions known as jhānas. Topics we will cover throughout this daylong include: the practice path; the relationship between samatha and vipassanā; and working with striving and hindrances.

Affinity Group

Open to all

Continuing Education

5 CE Credits

This program offers 5 CE Credits Continuing Education (CE) credits for $50 for , and may be applicable for other licenses. Please review our CEC information page for full provider information.

To be eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CECs), you must:

  • Register and pay for CECs by 4:30 p.m. PT, the business day before the program. After the program begins, no retroactive CECs will be given and the CEC fee is non-refundable.
  • Attend in full and fulfill all attendance requirements and next steps. No exceptions. Please review the CEC information page for attendance requirements.

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Learning Objectives

Additional notes

  • For full provider information, and additional CEC information, including attendance requirements, cancellation, and grievance policies, please visit our CEC information page.
  • Spirit Rock is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16905, for 5 contact hours.
  • Credit is awarded for instructional time only and does not include extended silent meditation, if offered.
  • For those with a different license or with a license from a different licensing board, please contact your licensing board directly to ask if CE credit from the above-approved sponsors is accepted. Spirit Rock does not confirm applicability of credit for those with licenses different than those listed above.

Add-Ons

5 CE Credits

$50

To be eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CECs), you must:

  • Register and pay for CECs by 4:30 p.m. PT, the business day before the program. After the program begins, no retroactive CECs will be given and the CEC fee is non-refundable.
  • Attend in full and fulfill all attendance requirements and next steps. No exceptions. Please review the CEC information page for attendance requirements.

Attendance Requirements

  • Register and attend with Zoom using the same email used to register for the program, to enable proper attendance tracking.
  • Join the program, by web browser or Zoom App, not dialing in by phone, within the first 15-minutes of the start of the program.
  • Stay logged-in and engaged for the duration of the program. It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure adequate internet reliability and bandwidth. Unstable internet connections may result in incomplete attendance.

Next Steps

  • Certificates of Attendance are only available for those who complete the attendance requirements and submit the CEC Course Evaluation within the stated time frame.
  • Complete the online CEC Course Evaluation (different from the course survey) within 1-week of receiving the access link. The access link will be emailed within 2 business days following the end of the program/series to all CE participants with complete attendance.
  • CEC participants with incomplete attendance will not be emailed the CEC Course Evaluation. If you do not receive an email with the link for the CEC Course Evaluation within 2-days of the end of the program, please contact us. CEC records are closed two weeks after the program.
  • Incomplete attendance nullifies CEC eligibility as board regulations prohibit partial credit for partial attendance.
  • Certificates of Attendance will be sent via email once the CEC Course Evaluation is received.
Tina Rasmussen, PhD

Tina Rasmussen, PhD

Teacher

Tina Rasmussen, Ph.D., learned to meditate at age 13 and has been meditating for 30+ years. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun by Pa Auk Sayadaw of Burma, who authorized her to teach. Tina is co-author of Practicing the Jhanas and several other books, and works with students worldwide.

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