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Three Month Course, Part 2 (second six weeks) Insight Meditation Society, Barre, MA
October 22– December 3, 2016
With Rebecca Bradshaw, Annie Nugent, Andrea Fella, Greg Scharf, Alexis Santos
For more information, see www.dharma.org

February Month-long Jan 28 – February 25,2017
Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA
With Guy Armstrong, James Baraz, Carol Wilson, Sally Armstrong, Andrea Fella, Bonnie Duran
For further information see: http://www.spiritrock.org/

Two Week Mindfulness of Mind Retreat Sept 8-22, 2017
At Cloud Mountain Retreat Center, Castle Rock, WA.
in the style of Sayadaw U Tejaniya.
With Andrea Fella. Space limited. Permission required.
For further information: http://www.cloudmountain.org

Three Month Course, Part 2 (second six weeks) Insight Meditation Society, Barre, MA
October 24– December 5, 2017
With Andrea Fella, Greg Scharf, Winnie Nazarko, Brian LeSage, Erin Treat
For more information, see www.dharma.org

June 2018 Forest Refuge, Barre, Ma.
with Andrea Fella and Carol Wilson
An opportunity to practice for a month in the style of Sayadaw U Tejaniya
Details available in April 2017 at www.dharma.org

Three Month Course at IMS: Part 1

September 12 – October 24, 2015
with Guy Armstrong, Sally Armstrong, Kamala Masters, Andrea Fella, Greg Scharf
at the Insight Meditation Center in Barre, Massachusettes
for more information: www.dharma.org

Concentration Retreat

August 10-19, 2015
with Andrea Fella, Phillip Moffitt, Sally Armstrong and others.
At Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California
for more information: www.spiritrock.org

Mindfulness of Mind Retreat

June 19-26,2015
At Cloud Mountain Retreat Center in Castle Rock, Washington
with Andrea Fella
Taught in the style of Sayadaw U Tejaniya
For more information: http://cloudmountain.org/index.php?page=2015-retreats

Three Month Course, Part One at Insight Meditation Society

September 13 – October 25, 2014
Taught by Joseph Goldstein, Carol Wilson, Andrea Fella, Winnie Nazarko, Bhante Buddharakkhita

For more information:  Three Month Course, Part One at IMS

February Month-long Retreat at Spirit Rock

Feb 1-28, 2014
With Guy Armstrong, Carol Wilson, James Baraz, Andrea Fella, Greg Scharf

For further information:  February Month-Long at Spirit Rock

 

Mindfulness of Mind Retreat at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center

June 20-27, 2014
With Andrea Fella

Taught in the style of Sayadaw U Tejaniya.
For further information: Cloud Mountain Mindfulness of Mind Retreat 

 

Thanksgiving Retreat at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Nov 22 – Dec 1st, 2013

With Andrea Fella, Wes Nisker, Pat Coffey and Anushka Fernandopulle

The Thanksgiving retreat at Spirit Rock is a special opportunity to spend the holiday in the compancy of a like-minded community, surrounded by the peace and silence of the land. We will spend our days in noble silence with the sitting and walking practices of Insight meditation (VIpassana). Supported in this beautiful container, we will explore how the teachings of the Buddha point us to directly touch and understand our experience, opening us to compassion and wisdom.

For further information see: https://www.spiritrock.org/calendarDetails?EventID=3453

Three Month Course, Part 1 at Insight Meditation Society, Barre, MA

September 10 – October 22, 2013

With Joseph Goldstein, Carol Wilson, Guy Armstrong, Andrea Fella, Winnie Nazarko, Bhante Buddharakkhita

For more information, see https://www.dharma.org/meditation-retreats/retreat-center/retreat-description?id=304

Concentration Retreat

Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA

August 12-21, 2013
With Phillip Moffitt, Andrea Fella, Adrianne Ross, Donald Rothberg

Concentration (samadhi) defined as the collection and unification of the mind, was emphasized by the Buddha as one of the aspects of the Eightfold Path. It can bring joy to your practice and develop the skillful use of pleasure in the meditative process. Whatever your level of practice, you can improve your Insight Meditation (Vipassana) by strengthening your concentration skills. Your ability to concentrate will develop in response to the attention you give it.

This retreat offers a series of techniques for staying on the meditation object for extended periods of time. We will explore the factors of concentration that lead to the deep absorption states known as jhana. Teachers will also give instruction for utilizing concentration during insight practice.

For further information see: https://www.spiritrock.org/calendarDetails?EventID=3432

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness: A non-silent Study and Practice Reteat

Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA

With Andrea Fella, Tempel Smith
May 13-19, 2013

The Living Dharma retreat is intended for committed vipassana practitioners who wish to deepen their practice and understanding of the Buddha’s teachings through meditation, inquiry, study and sangha. Each year in this retreat, we offer some of the central teachings of the Buddha, and examine them in detail, especially regarding their relevance to our meditation practice and the experience of suffering and freedom in our lives. In 2013, the theme for the retreat will be the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. This teaching offers the Buddha’s main instructions for meditation, instructions that we work with to this day. During the week we will explore each of the Four Foundations through study, discussion and meditation practice.

For further information see: https://www.spiritrock.org/calendarDetails?EventID=3417

Third Foundation of Mindfulness

Sponsored by Vipassana Hawaii: at the Palolo Zen Center, Oahu, Hawaii

With Andrea Fella
January 18 – 25, 2013

During this residential retreat, we will explore the Buddha’s teaching on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, with an emphasis on the third foundation: Mindfulness of Mind, awareness of the qualities of the mind.  The practice encourages relaxation of body and mind while paying close attention to present moment experience, as well as the relationship of our mind to our experience. The practice unfolds through continuity of awareness in all activities.

For further information: http://www.vipassanahawaii.org

Mindfulness of Mind – April 2013

Samish Island, Washington State April 12-21, 2013
With Andrea Fella and Heather Martin
In the sytle of Sayadaw U Tejaniya Sponsored by Bellingham Insight
For further information: http://bellinghaminsight.org

Forest Refuge Month-long February 2013

At the Forest Refuge, Barre, MA  February 1 -28, 2013
with Andrea Fella and Akincano Marc Weber
For further information: http://www.dharma.org/ims/fr_general_teachschedule.html

Concentration Retreat

At Spirit Rock Meditation Center,  Woodacre, CA  August 13 -22,2012
With Sally Armstrong, Phillip Moffitt, Andrea Fella, and Tempel Smith
For further information see: http://www.spiritrock.org/