All Insight Dialogue Offerings

Insight Dialogue in daily life – IN GERMAN

With Bhikkhu Sukhacitto

January 12 - 20, 2019
Kalyana Mitta Vihara - House of Noble Friendship
Insight Dialogue practitioners are invited to spend a week exploring what it really means to live the practice in community, to experience the practice unrestrained by the structure of formal retreats, and to explore ways of bringing continuity of practice into our daily lives as we meditate together while sharing our daily…

Insight Dialogue in daily life

With Bhikkhu Sukhacitto

March 23 - 31, 2019
Kalyana Mitta Vihara - House of Noble Friendship
Experienced Insight Dialogue practitioners and teachers are invited to spend a week exploring what it really means to live the practice in community, to experience the practice unrestrained by the structure of formal retreats, and to explore ways of bringing continuity of practice into our daily lives as we meditate together…

Teaching Presence in Relationship

With Phyllis K. Hicks and Florence Meleo-Meyer

March 30 - April 7, 2019
Barza d'Ispra (Varese), Italia
(in the vicinity of Milan, Italy)
A professional training designed to prepare instructors to teach Interpersonal Mindfulness Teaching Presence in Relationship is a training designed to prepare MBSR & MBCT instructors to teach Interpersonal Mindfulness to graduates of mindfulness-based programs. Awareness, mental stability, and calmness associated with silent meditation are developed in practice with others. Based…

Finding Freedom: An Insight Dialogue Retreat

With Nicola Redfern and Phyllis K. Hicks

April 10 - 16, 2019
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
The triad of gratification, danger and escape is one of the Buddha's most incisive teachings for investigating the roots of every day experiences that lead to habituation, stress, and suffering and also, to their release. In this retreat we will examine closely the felt sense and the mechanics of gratification,…

Insight Dialogue in daily life – IN GERMAN

With Bhikkhu Sukhacitto

April 27 - May 5, 2019
Kalyana Mitta Vihara - House of Noble Friendship
Insight Dialogue practitioners are invited to spend a week exploring what it really means to live the practice in community, to experience the practice unrestrained by the structure of formal retreats, and to explore ways of bringing continuity of practice into our daily lives as we meditate together while sharing our daily…

Save the (New) Date: An Insight Dialogue Retreat for Therapists and Health Professionals

With Phyllis K. Hicks and Sharon Beckman-Brindley

May 5 - 10, 2019
Hanover County, VA
Register on or before Apr 2, 2019 and receive a $45.00 early registration discount.
This Insight Dialogue retreat, developed by and for mental health professionals, offers a dynamic and practical dialogue between Buddhist psychology, mindfulness meditation, and western psychotherapy.

Save the Date: 9th Annual Cascadia Insight Dialogue Retreat

With Gregory Kramer and Nicola Redfern

May 18 - 25, 2019
Samish Island Camp, Bow, WA
More information to come in November.  If you would like to be added to the Cascadia Retreat mailing list, please email cascadiaretreat@gmail.com

Five Tenets of a Whole Life Path

With Gregory Kramer

October 11 - 20, 2019
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
The Buddha provided extensive and specific guidance for monastics as to how to live a life inclined towards awakening. Ethics were meticulously spelled out; how to engage with the requisites of food, lodging, robes and medicine was made clear; and community life that supported wisdom, generosity and compassion was variously…