2023 Teaching Calendar

(new offerings added regularly—stay tuned!)

March 13-16: Earth, Air, Water, Fire
(Online with consecutive translation into German)

The elements as a path to insight and embodied presence through meditation in movement and in stillness.
2.5 hrs daily, 10:30 am-1 pm, San Francisco,
6:30 -9 pm, Berlin

April 2-7: Yoga and Meditation: Embodying the Brahmaviharas
(in person, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA)

In this silent residential retreat, we’ll weave together practices from the Yoga and Dharma traditions to help you cultivate and embody the heart qualities known as the brahmavihāras: the “divine abodes” of kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity.

May 25-June 1: Being Blessed by the Land of Vallecitos: Gently held self-retreat
(in person, Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center, New Mexico)

Connect with your personal practice alongside the depth and magic of the land while receiving 3 nutritious meals a day along with daily guided sits in the mornings and evenings.

July 8-9: Write Your Way Home: Meditation and Creative Writing
(online through Spirit Rock Meditation Center, 10 am – 4 pm PT each day)

Inspire your imagination and unleash your stories in an immersive weekend of creative writing, meditation, mindful movement, and embodied energy practices.

July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10: Write Your Way Home: Women’s Summer Series
(online via Zoom, 10:00 am-11:30 am PT)

Ignite your storytelling, build creative momentum, connect with a writing sangha, and write your way into the heart of your life in this four-session series. We’ll explore different dimensions of writing as a path to waking up, including themes like “body stories,” “roots and wings,” “the power of place,” and “hearts breaking open.”

September 12-17: The Jewel of Sangha: Retreat for MMTCP Alums
((in person at Mount Madonna Center, CA))

A few spots have opened up for MMTCP alums! Email course@annecushman.com for more information about how to register. Celebrate community and grow your skills as a mindfulness teacher in this first-ever retreat designed specifically for graduates of the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program.