"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

Insight Meditation Daylong for People of Color
Anushka Fernandopulle
Saturday, February 17, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Community Meditation Center
Sliding Scale $40 - 100. Please bring your lunch. Code AF1D18.
OPEN-Register Here

Insight meditation is a powerful way to become more connected to your body, develop wisdom, and live with more presence and ease. This daylong is for self-identified people of color who are new to meditation or who want a refresher. We will practice mindfulness of the body, breath, emotions, thoughts and more.

We will practice meditation while sitting, walking, eating (bring a snack or lunch) and listening. There will be guided meditations and time for questions, but much of the day will be spent in silence together as a community.

The practices we learn will be ones you can continue at home. You do not have to be Buddhist to benefit! Come see what is possible when you learn to stop and listen.

Young Adults (18-26) and Seniors (65+ with limited income) are invited to attend this day for $20.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). There is an additional $5 fee for registering at the door. If you can't attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.

Construction Alert: from February – April, 2018, the Marin County Department of Public Works will stabilize and repair a slide area on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. as you exit Fairfax on your way over White’s Hill towards Woodacre. Construction is expected from Monday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. Travelers should expect 10-15 min. delays during peak commuting hours.

Visit our Online Bulletin Board for Ride Sharing to find or offer a ride.

Volunteer/Work Exchange opportunities, as well as full or partial Scholarships, may be available for this program. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at

Even if you have been to Spirit Rock before, please review our Non-Residential Programs FAQ for useful information about what to wear, what to bring, how to get here, and more.

Newsletter Sign-up