at Santa Monica Meditation Center, (1430 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA, 90404)
We are so excited to welcome senior teacher Spring Washam to our beautiful InsightLA community! She is an author and visionary leader who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. She is considered a pioneer in bringing mindfulness-based healing practices to diverse communities. She is the author of A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage and Wisdom in Any Moment and is one of the founders of the East Bay Meditation Center, located in Oakland, CA. She received extensive training by Jack Kornfield, is a member of the teacher’s council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She has practiced and studied Buddhist philosophy in both the Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism for the last 20 years. In addition to being a teacher, she is also a shamanic practitioner and has studied indigenous healing practices for over a decade. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys, an organization that blends indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. She currently travels and teaches meditation retreats, workshops and classes worldwide. Spring has several events coming up. Check out her website to sign up for her events! www.springwasham.com. All are welcome to attend this celebratory evening, which will include a meditation period, some dharma sharing, followed by tea and snacks. We hope everyone comes out to welcome our nearest teacher!
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