2024 Teaching Calendar

(new offerings added regularly—stay tuned!)

February 8, 15, 22, 29, 2024 Four Thursdays: Write Your Way Home: Women’s New Year Class Series
Online via Zoom: 10 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.

Apr 27-28, 2024: Write to Wake Up: Creative Writing and Meditation
Online through Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Unleash your stories, stir your imagination, and honor the wild heart of your life through an immersive weekend of creative writing and meditation

May 9, 16, 23, and 30, Four Thursdays: Write Your Way Home: Women’s Spring Series
Online via Zoom, 10-11:30 am PT

Tell the stories you most want to share. Understand more deeply what it is to be human.Whether you’re returning to Write Your Way Home or joining us for the first time, each series leads you into unexplored terrain with new themes, prompts, and inquiries.

May 2024-June 2025: Dharma Yoga Mindfulness Training
Spirit Rock Meditation Center, in person

This yearlong Dharma and Yoga certificate program integrates Buddhist wisdom teachings and meditation practice with āsana, prāṇāyāma, and somatic movement. Includes three retreats (two residential, and one non-residential hybrid)

August 8, 15, 22, and 29 (Four Thursdays): Write Your Way Home: Women’s Summer Series
Online via Zoom, 10-11:30 am PT

Tell the stories you most want to share. Understand more deeply what it is to be human.Whether you’re returning to Write Your Way Home or joining us for the first time, each series leads you into unexplored terrain with new themes, prompts, and inquiries.

September 14: Moving Into Meditation Half-Day Retreat
Online via Zoom, 9 am-12:30 pm (plus Optional Additional Teacher’s Session, 1-2 pm PT)

Slow down, come home to your body, and attune to your heart’s intuitive wisdom through meditation in movement and stillness. Build your skills for integrating embodied dharma into your life. Includes an optional additional session for mindfulness/mindful yoga teachers and teachers in training.

Oct 6-13, 2024: Being Blessed by the Land of Vallecitos: Gently Held Self-Retreat
Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center

Connect with your personal practice alongside the depth and magic of the land while receiving three nourishing meals a day along with two daily guided meditations to start and end the day.

October 26: Moving Into Meditation Half-Day Retreat
Online via Zoom, 9 am-12:30 pm (plus Optional Additional Teacher’s Session, 1-2 pm PT)

Slow down, come home to your body, and attune to your heart’s intuitive wisdom through meditation in movement and stillness. Build your skills for integrating embodied dharma into your life. Includes an optional additional session for mindfulness/mindful yoga teachers and teachers in training.

Nov 1, 8, 15, and 22 (Four Thursdays): Write Your Way Home: Women’s Fall Series
Online via Zoom, 10-11:30 am PT

Tell the stories you most want to share. Understand more deeply what it is to be human.Whether you’re returning to Write Your Way Home or joining us for the first time, each series leads you into unexplored terrain with new themes, prompts, and inquiries.

Nov 9-14, 2024: Finding Your Ground: Mindful Yoga and Embodied Dharma
In Person at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

How do we stay grounded, centered, and rooted in compassion and wisdom, especially in times of personal and global challenges? In this silent retreat, we’ll offer teachings and tools from the Dharma and Yoga traditions for settling your nervous system, grounding your energy, and connecting in an embodied way with what matters most. You’ll replenish your body, heart, and mind with a seamless flow of meditation in movement and in stillness, within a spacious schedule that offers ample time to rest, be in nature, and honor the natural rhythms of your own practice.