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The 4 Unmentionables: Sex. Money, Power & Race Series (SEX)

Trudy  Goodman Sydney Reece, M.A. Joslyn Balber Hitter

Trudy Goodman, Sydney Reece, M.A. and Joslyn B. Hitter

12/31/2017 1:00 PM 3:30 PM (4 Sunday's)  at  Santa Monica Meditation Center, (1430 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA, 90404) (Map It)

The 4 Unmentionables is a play on the 4 boundless Brahmaviharas, called the four immeasurables -- 4 beautiful places the heart can dwell. We are calling attention to 4 areas  of life that are rarely mentioned or included in dharma/mindfulness teachings. Come join us and be a part of a dialogue about what is difficult to discuss from 3 different teachers across generation, class and culture. 

This is a new series, in a new format. we understand not all of the topics will be relevant for everyone; so feel free to choose to sign up for one afternoon daylong practice with one of the Unmentionables or sign up for all 4 afternoon day long practices in the series.  

This series begins on December 31st at Sunday Sitting Group from 10-12. Immediately following will be the lunch break (12 -1) Please bring a bag lunch. The afternoon session will begin promptly at 1pm and end AT 3:30pm.  Here we will deepen our listening practice and cultivate ways of bringing self-compassion and tenderness to important subjects which are too often avoided, considered taboo and off limits.

Through practice we grow in agency and freedom by naming what is in the field of awareness without judgement or shame; join Trudy, Joslyn and Sydney, December 31st, to  discuss sex, and the productive and destructive energies of this basic human expression.   

The schedule for the 4 Unmentionables Talk Series includes the Sunday morning sitting group

  • 10am - 12pm - Morning session (Sunday Sitting Group)
  • 12pm - 1pm - Lunch
  • 1pm - 3:30pm  - Afternoon session 

The dates for the 4 Unmentionables Talk Series:

Rather than being silenced by the challenging dynamics around discussions of sex, money, power and race; see what it is like to connect with community to explore these important parts of our lives with the clear seeing that gives rise to an appropriate response.


InsightLA is a community of people dedicated to maintaining a safe and welcome, open and diverse environment that stands firmly against all racial, gender, economic, or religious bias. 

We are committed to providing opportunities for all people to participate in our programs. Please inquire with our office about our easy payment plans, reduced fee opportunities, and financial assistance by emailing programs@insightla.org or calling 310.450.1821. 

InsightLA reserves the right to cancel a class or special event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If InsightLA cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of an event, registrants will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer registration to the same event at the new, future date.

Fees:

1 daylong - Base:$50.00
1 daylong - Supporter :$75.00
1 daylong - Sustainer:$125.00
4 daylong series - Base:$180.00
4 daylong series - Supporter:$250.00
4 daylong series - Sustainer:$450.00

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