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Bloom of the Present Meditating with the Redwoods Daylong Retreat – Nature as Benefactor

THE REDWOOD AMPHITHEATER Ben Lomond, CA

The Buddha repeatedly instructed his followers to go to the forest to meditate. On October 17th, we will do just that. Come practice among old trees and new growth, allowing the stillness of the forest to deepen your meditation. When w are receptive, the natural world can teach us directly about awareness, embodiment, interconnectedness, compassion […]

$40 – $60.

Bloom of the Present Insight Meditation “Relaxing Into the Now” Daylong Retreat

Insight Santa Cruz 1010 Fair Ave., Santa Cruz, CA

http://bloomofthepresent.org/retreats/ Spend the day with teachers Carla Brennan and Michael Grady deepening your practice and being guided in a fresh approach to meditation. Mindfulness is the innate power of mind that enables us to relate to each moment with open-hearted attention and creative intelligence. In this daylong, we will explore ways to strengthen mindfulness and […]

$040 – $060.

Bloom of the Present Walking the Path Toward the End of Life – A Daylong Retreat

Insight Santa Cruz 1010 Fair Ave., Santa Cruz, CA

bloomofthepresent.org/retreats Join us for a 2-part exploration of End of Life issues, with teachers Val Nelson and Kim Allen. Morning program 9:30 - Noon Informal discussion during the (bring your own) lunch break. Afternoon program 1-3:30PM. You may attend one or both. Please bring a notebook for writing reflections. No pre-registration is necessary. Morning program: […]

$040 – $060.
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Bloom of the Present Weekly Monday Evening Meditation in Felton

The Satellite 6265 Highway 9, Felton, CA

Please join us for this weekly drop-in meditation group. The meeting will include a silent mindfulness meditation and Dharma talk on Buddhist teachings. Led by Buddhist teacher, Carla Brennan. Carla is an Insight Meditation teacher in the Santa Cruz area, and offers drop-in meditation groups, classes, retreats and other programs. *We meet every Monday evening, […]

$5 – $15

MEDITATING WITH THE REDWOODS – A Daylong Retreat in Nature

THE REDWOOD AMPHITHEATER Ben Lomond, CA

Teacher: Carla Brennan, Guiding Teacher, Bloom of the Present Insight Meditation Registration required: Contact Carol at: [email protected] Fee: There is a suggested sliding scale donation of $50 – $80. More or less is gratefully accepted. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Non-monetary donations also accepted. The Buddha repeatedly instructed his followers […]

$5050 – $5080.
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INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS MEDITATION – 5-week series

Pacific Cultural Center 1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

http://bloomofthepresent.org/upcoming-classes/ 5-Weeks, Tuesdays, 5 – 6:30 PM September 13 - October 18 Pacific Cultural Center Studio (small building in back) 1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz Please only register if you can attend at least 4 of the 5 classes. This 5-week class in the basics of mindfulness practice offers an introduction to new students and […]

$5 – $90