How to Guide Meditation: A Training for Everyone

The world is crazy.  Meditation is sanity. The intention of this full weekend training is to empower everyone – including people not remotely interested in becoming a “teacher” –  to think about and care for their own mental health and the mental health of others. Learning to guide meditation practice is an excellent way to do both.

Meditation Drop-In – Jungle Edition

This year I am Artist-in-Residence at the awesome Harmony Hotel.In exchange for them putting me up and giving me a space to write and work, I offer free meditation classes at 7am on Mondays and Fridays to all guests and anyone else in the area who wants to stop by.

Winter Stillness Retreat

I want this to be a super chill retreat, for me and for everyone. Smallish group, intimate conversations, lots of silence and meditation but also good exercise in the snow and hot chocolate afterwards. There is nothing more beautiful – or quiet – than the Canadian forest in winter. I am hoping this can be restorative for me as well, so come along, I promise not to get too heady and weird out here in the far margins of civilization….

Way of the Consciousness Explorer – Meditation School

Meditation is both an exploration and a training. This popular 7-week course – now in its seventh year – features a mix of guided practice, discussion, and weekly meditation-in-action homework assignments. It is both practical and contemplative, with an honest take on both the limitations of practice, as well as its strange and beautiful transformative dimensions.

Meditation Drop-In – Jungle Edition, Part 2

This year I am Artist-in-Residence at the awesome Harmony Hotel.In exchange for them putting me up and giving me a space to write and work, I offer free meditation classes at 7am on Mondays and Fridays to all guests and anyone else in the area who wants to stop by.

Winter Reset: Meditation. Movement. Yoga. Unlimited.

In this Costa Rica retreat, we’ll alternate between dynamic movement and stillness. My co-teacher and friend Scott Davis is an integrative health and movement expert. Days will be a mix of sitting and yoga, of creative movement and play, of rest and beach-chilling, with delicious healthy meals and optional jungle and surfing excursions. Select for more.

Meditation Retreat for Fidgety Skeptics

Welcome to Meditation Retreat for Fidgety Skeptics, where it doesn’t matter how many techniques and paths you’ve neurotically screwed up – in this workshop, we start again fresh! Join me at the flashy Omega Institute in upstate New York for a fun and rigorously humanistic weekend of meditation exploration, that … gets bat-shit mystical at the end, because, frankly, that’s where the fun is.