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

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

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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1st & 3rd Sundays

1:30pm - 3:30pm

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

Santa Monica

Sitting Group for Chronic Pain and Illness

Denise Bardovi
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Every Monday

7:00am - 7:45am

Santa Monica

Community Zen Sitting Group

Ava Louise Stanton
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Monday Evenings

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

Hollywood

Eastside/Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Lisa Kring, Robert Lurye, Elliott Law, Michael Stroud
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Every Monday

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Santa Monica

Monday Evening SItting Group

Gullu Singh
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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

10:30pm - 12:00pm

Santa Monica

The Tender Art of Growing Old Mindfully

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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1st & 3rd Wednesday

10:45am - 11:45am

Santa Monica

Sitting Group for Parents

Angelike Dexter & Elaine Barrington
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Every Thursday

7:30pm - 9:15pm

Santa Monica

Thursday Evening Sitting Group

Diana Gould
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Every Thursday

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Private home in Malibu

Ocean Sitting Group

Carol Moss
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Every Friday

7:30am - 8:40am

Santa Monica

Soto Zen Sitting Group

Ava Louise Stanton
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1st Friday

7:30am - 8:30am

Santa Monica

First Fridays Zen Discussion

Ava Louise Stanton
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Every Friday

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Santa Monica

Friday Lunchtime Sitting Group for Busy Women

Izumi Tanaka
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Every Friday

Noon - 1pm

Silver Lake (private home)

East Side Women's Sitting Group

Lara Plutte
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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

Christiane Wolf
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1 Saturday a month (week varies, see calendar for details)

10:00am - 12:00pm

Santa Monica

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.

Where

Group Name

Contact

Every Sunday

8:00am - 9:00am

Santa Monica InsightLA Annex

Sunday Morning Peer-led Sitting Group

Peer-Led
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1st & 3rd Tuesdays

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Santa Monica InsightLA Annex

Tuesday Evening Men's Sitting Group

Peer-led
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Every Wednesday

7:00am - 8:30am

Santa Monica InsightLA Annex

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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