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Byron Katie is coming to Spirit Rock in August for a day-long workshop. She's awesome, and the workshop will be wonderful. https://calendar.spiritrock.org/events/radical-wisdom/

Tara Brach will be in the SF Bay Area on Monday, April 22nd, her only 2019 West Coast appearance. Tickets are available here: https://www.cityboxoffice.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=2558

Vinny Ferraro is doing a day-long retreat in Santa Cruz. Vinny is a wonderful teacher. The day-long is offered freely with the request for donations if you're able. http://www.insightsantacruz.org/category/upcoming-events/

Jack Kornfield is doing a day-long introduction to mindfulness meditation retreat on December 15th at Spirit Rock. This would be an amazing first day-long retreat! https://calendar.spiritrock.org/events/mindfulness-meditation-2018/

Vinny Ferraro, a teacher who I greatly enjoy, is teaching a silent 2-night retreat in Applegate, CA from September 7-9. This would be a great first silent retreat. https://www.againstthestream.org/applegate-retreat-2018/

Vinny Ferraro, a teacher I admire greatly, is doing a weekend-long silent retreat in September. I highly recommend this to anyone interested in dipping their toe into silent retreats. He's great, and it's short. https://www.againstthestream.org/applegate-retreat-2018/

BuddhaFest is happening in Los Angeles June 1-3. The event has an epic lineup of speakers including Jack Kornfield, Ram Dass, and others. https://www.buddhafest.org/

Jack Kornfield is doing a day-long retreat at Spirit Rock on May 20th. The topic is mindfulness meditation. I highly recommend this for anyone looking to deepen their practice. https://calendar.spiritrock.org/events/mindfulness-meditation/

Kittisaro and Thanissara, two teachers who I greatly enjoy, are doing a day-long retreat at Spirit Rock this Sunday, April 1st. This will be very special. https://calendar.spiritrock.org/events/reclamation-of-the-sacred

Eugene Cash, who teaches the SF Insight Sangha, is teaching an interesting day-long retreat on February 3rd: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/discovering-reality-a-daylong-retreat-with-eugene-cash-tickets-41902654969?ref=ebtn

Spirit Rock has two upcoming day-long retreats by teachers who I like very much (in addition to the Jack day-long I posted yesterday). Here they are: https://spiritrock.org/calendarDetails?EventID=5947 https://spiritrock.org/calendarDetails?EventID=5912

Jack Kornfield is doing a day-long retreat at Spirit Rock on Insight Meditation on Sunday, February 25th. https://spiritrock.org/calendarDetails?EventID=5908

Tara Brach is giving a workshop in Seattle on compassion and wisdom that looks wonderful: http://facesconferences.com/seattle2018

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-Alex L


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