Sitting Groups

Drop-in sitting groups are a great way to start
or maintain your mindfulness practice in a casual setting.

InsightLA Teacher Led Drop-in Sitting Groups

These sitting groups are led by InsightLA teachers. 

When

Where

Group Name

Every Sunday

10:00am - 12:00pm

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Sunday Morning Sitting Group

Trudy Goodman
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Every Sunday

10:00am - 11:30am

Long Beach

Long Beach Sunday Sitting Group

Cayce Howe & Wendy Block
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Every Sunday

10:30AM -12:30PM

San Marino

San Gabriel Valley Sitting Group

Michael Stroud
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Every Sunday

7:00pm - 8:30pm

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Young Adults (20's - 30's) Sitting Group

Celeste Young
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1st Sunday

9:00am - 10:00am

Hermosa Beach

South Bay Beach Monthly Sit

Eric Mccullum
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2nd Sundays

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

InsightLA East Hollywood 4300 Melrose Ave Los Angeles CA

Queer Mindfulness

Elliott Law, Robert Lurye, Pablo Das, Alison Spielman, Jen Kehs, Martin Vitorino, Kris Peterson, James Rosser
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3rd Sundays

3:30-5:30

InsightLA East Hollywood 4300 Melrose Ave Los Angeles CA

Mindful of Whiteness: Antiracism Practices for White People

Maureen Shannon-Chapple and Frank Baird
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1st & 3rd Sundays

1:30pm - 3:30pm

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Mindful Writers Group

Amy Spies
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2nd & 4th Sunday of the month

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Rancho Palos Verdes

Rancho Palos Verdes Sitting Group

Peggy Mulder Kersulis
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2nd & 4th Sundays

1:30pm - 3:30pm

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Sitting Group for Chronic Pain and Illness

Denise Bardovi
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Every Monday

7:00am - 7:45am

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Community Sitting Group

Ava Louise Stanton
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Every Monday

7:00pm - 8:30(45)pm

Hollywood

Eastside/Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Lisa Kring, Robert Lurye, Elliott Law, Michael Stroud
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1st & 3rd Mondays

7:00pm - 8:45pm

Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach Sitting Group

Karen Redding
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Every Tuesday

7:30pm - 9:15pm

Westchester

LMU Tuesday Sitting Group

Maureen Shannon-Chapple
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Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Hermosa Beach

Hermosa Beach Sitting Group

Eric Mccullum & Ali Hedayat
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2nd & 4th Wednesdays

10:30am - 11:45am

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Mindful Aging Sitting Group

Wendy Schmelzer
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Every Wednesday

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Long Beach

Long Beach Wednesday Night Sitting Group

Wendy Block, Cayce Howe & David Le
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Every Friday

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Santa Monica

Mindful Parenting Sitting Group

Angelike Dexter & Elaine Barrington
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Every Thursday

7:30pm - 9:15pm

Venice Family Clinic in Santa Monica

Thursday Evening Sitting Group

Diana Gould
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Every Thursday

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Malibu (private home)

Ocean Sitting Group

Carol Moss
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Every Friday

7:30am - 8:40am

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Soto Zen Sitting Group

Ava Louise Stanton
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Every Friday

7p - 9p

InsightLA Santa Monica

People of Color Sangha Sitting Group

Spring Washam, Thomas Davis and Gullu Singh
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Every Saturday

10:00am - 12:00pm

Montecito Center (Near Long Beach)

North Orange County/Long Beach Sitting Group

Wendy Block
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Every Saturday

7:00am - 8:00am

Santa Monica Beach

Saturday Morning Beach Sitting Group

Peer-led
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TBD

TBD

InsightLA Benedict Canyon 9940 Westwanda Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Attorney and Law Student Meditation Group

Gullu Singh
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Peer-led Sitting Groups

These sitting groups are peer-led. An InsightLA teacher will not be present.

Every Sunday

8:00am - 9:00am

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Sunday Morning Peer-led Sitting Group

Peer-Led
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Every Sunday

6:30pm - 8pm

InsightLA East Hollywood

Meditation Coalition People of Color Sangha

Various Meditation Coalition Teachers
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1st & 3rd Tuesdays

4:30pm - 6:00pm

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Tuesday Evening Men's Sitting Group

Peer-led
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Wednesdays

9:00am - 9:45am

East Los Angeles

Meditación-Mindfulness Sitting Group in Spanish

Peer-Led
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Every Wednesday

7:00am - 8:30am

InsightLA 1430 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica

Men's Wednesday Morning Sitting Group

Peer-led
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Every Thursday

5:45pm-6:45pm

NOW House, 31324 Via Colinas #111, Westlake Village, CA 91362

Westlake Village Peer-Led Sitting Group

Peer-led
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